Hubert Nguyen

Hubert Nguyen is the co-founder and editor of Ubergizmo. He has a passion for technology and enjoys sharing it.

He is a retired computer graphics engineer who programmed special-effects such as real-time fire or hair rendering, for NVIDIA. Hubert also managed the NVIDIA developer education program and edited “GPU Gems 3“, a best-selling 3D programming book.

Before joining NVIDIA, Hubert was at 3dfx interactive. Prior to that, he worked on 3D-Engines in various video games.

Hubert started to program computer graphics in 1991 when he was involved in the underground European DemoScene. In 1994, his “Impact Studios” team won the world’s largest PC demo competition: The Party, in Denmark.

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Lynx R-1 Mixed Reality Headset Hands-On @ GDC 2022

03/23/2022, During GDC in downtown San Francisco, I stopped by Qualcomm’s demo area to try the Lynx R-1 mixed reality headset and chat with Lynx’s CEO, Stan Larroque.This headset made a name for itself in the past couple of years, and it was nice to...

Run NVIDIA Omniverse From The Cloud

03/22/2022, One of the most exciting announcements in today’s NVIDIA GTC keynote was that NVIDIA’s Omniverse would become available as a cloud service, so creators and designers won’t even need an RTX GPU in their computers. That opens the door to...

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Affordable Android Phone

03/21/2022, With the newly announced Galaxy A53 5G smartphone, Samsung updates its ~$450 smartphone offering, a high-volume segment particularly popular with younger users.Based on the official specs, this handset does a good job bringing the look and feel of more...

Huawei MateStation X All-In-One Computer: Beautiful

03/03/2022, Huawei’s most exciting computer at this MWC 2022 is the new Huawei MateStation X, an elegant-looking all-in-one PC. That’s a new category for Huawei.It has a striking design thanks to its CNC aluminum minimalist chassis that looks great from...

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen5 Light Workstation Announced

03/03/2022, At MWC, the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen5 thin workstation caught our attention. We were impressed with the 2020 X1 Extreme Gen4, and we’re expecting great things from this new model, so let’s look at what’s new.First, this...

Honor Magic 4 Pro With Ultrafast Charging

02/28/2022, The Honor Magic 4 Pro is a new premium Android smartphone that was just announced. Destined to the market’s Premium segment, it has a competitive positioning and feature set.One of its most remarkable capabilities is the 100W uber-fast “HONOR...

Lenovo ThinkPad X13s Is Snapdragon-Powered

02/28/2022, In recent years, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon computing (PC) platform has gained more traction. Today is a milestone: The ThinkPad X13s is Lenovo’s first Snapdragon-powered ThinkPad, which is quite an endorsement.The ThinkPad X13s is an ultra-light,...

Qualcomm X70 5G Modem Gets Dedicated AI Unit

02/28/2022, At MWC 2022, Qualcomm just announced its next-generation 5G modem, the Qualcomm X70 5G, the successor of the X65 launched last year.The new X70 5G modem has the same peak speed of 10Gbps as the X65, but Qualcomm has worked to improve the average speed, a...

TCL 30 Series Smartphones Get New Affordable Models

02/27/2022, TCL has just released a new volley of TCL 30 Series smartphones priced between 139 and 249 Euros during MWC 2022, along with other products such as tablets, portable WIFI, and 4G Routers.The smartphones are probably the most interesting products to...

New Samsung Galaxy Book2 Laptops Launched

02/27/2022, At MWC 2022, Samsung announced new Galaxy Book2 laptops at multiple price points, including the Galaxy Book2 ($749.99), Galaxy Book2 360 ($899.99), Galaxy Book2 Pro ($1049.99) and Pro 360 ($1249.99). Finally, there’s the Galaxy Book2 Business...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Series Launched

02/09/2022, Alongside the new Galaxy S22 phones, Samsung introduced three new Tab S8 tablets this morning. Named Galaxy Tab S8 (11-inch, $699.99), Tab S8 Plus (12.4-inch, $899.99), and Tab S8 Ultra (14.6, $1099.99), the tablets differ in size and...

Samsung Galaxy S22 Series Officially Unpacked. Preorders Start

02/09/2022, This morning, Samsung has officially unveiled its new Samsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 series. Focusing on the S22 smartphones, we’ll go over the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Plus models and the Galaxy S22 Ultra, which is the most powerful and...

Fishing Nets Recycled Into New Samsung Galaxy Devices

02/07/2022, Fishing nets represent some of the worst types of marine pollution, making headlines for both their quantity (~0.5 to 1M tons/year depending on studies) and the potentially horrific harm they do to animals.It looks like Samsung has found a way to...

Samsung Unpacked Event In February, Starts New Galaxy S Era

01/20/2022, Samsung will officially host its next Unpacked event in February to introduce what we expect to be the new Galaxy S22 smartphones.Dr. TM Roth, President & Head of MX Business at Samsung Electronics, mentions, “the most noteworthy S series device...

Lenovo Launches New 10w and 13w Yoga Classroom Computers

01/18/2022, Lenovo launched two mobile computers optimized for classrooms with the Lenovo 10w tablet and Lenovo 13w Yoga clamshell. Both are built on cost-effective hardware platforms that ensure an excellent performance/price ratio.The $329 10w tablet runs on a...

Infinix INBook X2 Colorful, Affordable Thin & Light Laptop

01/17/2022, Infinix has just launched its new 14-inch Windows 11 INBook X2 laptop, a 2.73 Lbs (1.24Kg) thin and light laptop that seems designed for the $500-$600 market.Computers remain in high demand with people doing more online activities than ever, with virtual...

HONOR Magic V Foldable Phone Competes With Samsung Z Fold3

01/10/2022, HONOR has just launched its Magic V foldable phone, a first in the company’s history. Despite rumors of an RMB 13,999 price, prospect users will be relieved to see the official RMB 9,999 price (approximately $1,570).Like Huawei’s Mate X2...

OnePlus 10 Pro Practically Launched at CES

01/07/2022, The OnePlus 10 Pro is the most powerful smartphone “announced” at CES 2022. OnePlus says it will officially launch a little bit later in the month, but the company has released enough information that we know exactly what to expect.This...

Yoga 9i Gen 7 Is Lenovo’s New Top Consumer Laptop

01/07/2022, Unlike the ThinkPad laptops, the Yoga series is consumer-oriented, focusing on excellent multimedia user experience, fun ergonomics, and good looks.The hallmark feature of this new Yoga 9i Gen 7 ($1,399+) remains its nearly unbeatable soundbar that...