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2008-10-21 06:00:10

Smartphone Show -- Futuremark, creators of industry standard graphics performance software, today unveiled Kanzi(TM), a graphics engine that allows manufacturers to add visually stunning 3D user interfaces to mobile phones and other embedded devices. Futuremark is previewing a next generation mobile UI prototype developed using Kanzi, running on Texas Instruments' OMAP(TM) 3 application engine, to selected audiences at the Smartphone Show from October 21-22. As well as effortlessly...

2008-09-24 09:00:15

NetShelter Technology Media, which pioneered the concept of the vertical media network by assembling the largest technology-oriented audience in the world, today announced that Futuremark Corporation, the world's top provider of PC performance analysis software 3DMark(R) and services for PC Gaming that allow millions worldwide to gauge their system performance on thousands of applications and game titles, has executed an agreement to be part of the NetShelter portfolio of sites. Moreover,...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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