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MacBook Pro owners eligible for free repair in Nvidia lawsuit settlement

Owners of 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pro models bought between May 2007 and September 2008 may be eligible for free replacement and reimbursement of repair costs as part of a class-action settlement for a case involving Nvidia graphics chips.

EarthDesk updated with dual GPU support, new projection

Xeric Design's EarthDesk, dynamic desktop software that displays a real-time map of the world on your desktop, has been updated with a new 'fit to screen' feature and support for dual GPUs on newer i5 and i7 Macs.

Nvidia's laptop graphics cards to boost Web browsing

Nvidia on Friday announced seven new GeForce 400M series laptop graphics cards, which could help accelerate Web surfing and 3D image rendering.

Inside Snow Leopard Graphics Update's surprising gains

In typical Apple fashion, the Snow Leopard Graphics Update earlier this week was light on details. Macworld discovered that if you game on a recent Mac, this update is anything but light.

Apple releases Snow Leopard Graphics Update 1.0

This update fixes graphics performance problems in a handful of games and apps for owners of recent Macs with NVIDIA video cards. If your Mac is affected, the update is available now in Software Update.

Apple unveils new iMac, including quad-core model

Apple on Tuesday updated its iMac line, sporting new processors up to a quad-core and more powerful graphics chips.

OpenCL 1.1 ratified by The Khronos Group

The Khronos Group has ratified OpenCL 1.1, a programming standard that enables parallel execution of tasks across multicore processors.

Intel cancels Larrabee, plans future uses for its features

Intel said it will bring elements from the Larrabee graphics processor inside CPUs, a day after announcing the chip's demise.

Apple bumps MacBook processor, graphics

Apple very quietly updated its white polycarbonate MacBook on Tuesday, adding a faster processor, better battery life, and a new graphics chip.

Remains of the Day: Facebook watches, Letterman switches

Take a deep delve into the privacy issues surrounding Facebook, learn how to see which graphics card your MacBook Pro is using, and guess which feature didn't make the cut for the Web version of Microsoft Office?