Featured Articles

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

Research firm IHS got hold of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone and took it apart to the last bolt to figure out…

More...
Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has finally gone on sale and it can be yours for €699, which is quite a lot of…

More...
Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel has added a load of Haswell refresh parts to its official price list and there really aren’t any surprises to…

More...
Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

During his appearance at PAX East panel and confirmed on Twitter, Titanfall developer Respawn confirmed that the first DLC pack for…

More...
KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 gained a lot of overclocking experience with the GTX 780 Hall of Fame (HOF), which we had a chance to…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 04 October 2013 08:34

Jen-Hsun Huang disappointed by Surface flop

Written by Peter Scott

Friends with Intel now

In a rare interview with the India Times, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang shared his thoughts on the company’s Tegra business and Intel.

He noted that Nvidia is still a relative newcomer to the mobile market and described Intel and AMD as “companies from our world.” Asked to comment his often vocal criticism of Intel, Huang said: “We are friends now; a lot of water under the bridge. I see the two of us being much more collaborators than competitors.”

Then he went on to a more uncomfortable subject – Microsoft’s Surface RT.

“I will say that Surface has been a big disappointment for us and for Microsoft. Both of our expectations from the product were much greater than what came to be and not only that. We invested enormous amount into research and development and spent a lot of time and energy into it,” he said.

Huang went on to say that he is still delighted to have been a part of the Surface project. To be fair the flop was hardly Nvidia’s fault. The Surface RT wouldn’t have done much better with any other ARM SoC under the bonnet.

While Nvidia and Intel may be “friends” now, the same courtesy doesn’t apply to Qualcomm. Commenting Tegra 4 delays, Huang said there is clearly only one competitor and only one company with LTE at the moment – and we all know who that is.

“I think we stand the chance to be the second one. And I thought LTE was sufficiently important to delay Tegra 4. I believe that was a good decision. Business comes and goes and we make a strategic decision that could lead you to whole new place,” he said.

blog comments powered by Disqus

To be able to post comments please log-in with Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments