Featured Articles

Apple iPad Air 2 costs $275 to build

Apple iPad Air 2 costs $275 to build

IHS has told Recode that the Apple iPad Air 2 16GB Wifi costs only $275 to build -- not bad…

More...
LG sells 16.8 million smartphones in Q3 14

LG sells 16.8 million smartphones in Q3 14

As Samsung is losing market share, another Korean company, which many had written off, is gaining.

More...
LG G Watch R EU price set at €299

LG G Watch R EU price set at €299

LG G Watch R is probably the best looking Android Wear device on the market and many have been waiting for…

More...
Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia recently released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture, with exceptional performance-per-watt. The Geforce GTX 970…

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 08:05

Spencer does not think X1 is last console

Written by David Stellmack

Local computing power will still need important

Phil Spencer who is the VP for Microsoft Studios has indicated via his Twitter that he does not think that the Xbox One is the last in the console line. (I happen to agree with him as well) Spencer believes that local computing power will be necessary for a long time.

Despite the suggestion by some that it can all be done in the cloud, the reality is that local compute power continues to rise and when coupled with bandwidth caps, this makes things more than a little difficult in the near team.

Sony as we have seen is moving in the other direction, but it is all about striking balance and we are not there yet. Still they additional power provided by local compute, meaning a new console will be too tempting for it not to be used and that will lead to the next console system.

Read more here.

David Stellmack

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments