#ThrowbackThursday Launched in 1970, Xerox's PARC has played an instrumental role in the engineering of many of the technologies that compose the personal computer -- most famously the graphical user interface (GUI), ethernet, laser printing, the mouse, among others. We'd like to take a few and give credit where credit's due.
#ThrowbackThursday Enthusiasts have been pushing the limits of silicon for as long as microprocessors have existed. These are but a few of the landmark processors revered for their overclocking prowess.
#ThrowBackThursday Many have tried to follow Intel co-founder Gordon Moore (of Moore's Law fame) in bringing their tech predictions into the public eye... with varying degrees of success. Every year for nearly a decade, we've revisited this TechSpot original feature to bring new quotes to your attention. Here's a taste of those now infamous quotes.
#ThrowBackThursday The PC business as we know it owes itself to an environment of enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and happenstance. The invention of the microprocessor, DRAM, and EPROM integrated circuits would help bring computing to the mainstream. This 5-part series explores the history of personal computing, from the invention of the transistor to modern day chips powering our connected devices.
3Dfx Voodoo graphics are widely credited with jump-starting 3D gaming and revolutionizing computer graphics nearly overnight. The 3D landscape was vastly different in the late 90s and it was estimated that 3Dfx accounted for over 80% of the 3D accelerator market during the heyday of Voodoo's reign.
Never-before-seen prototypes for Yoshi's Island, Super Mario Kart and more arise from massive Nintendo leak
Every once in a while, a video game is made that becomes part of the industry's history. For PC gamers, there's one title that's almost legendary thanks to its incredible, ahead-of-its-time graphics and ability to grind PCs into single digit frame rates. Join us as we take a look back at Crysis and see what made it so special.