Apple has finally made hardware-accelerated video decoding available to third-party developers—including Adobe Flash.
To address last minute issues with graphics hardware, MacBook Pro Software Update 1.3 has just been released for mid-2010 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros.
The new graphics found in the MacBook Pro should make these laptop significantly faster at graphics-intensive tasks, while also increasing battery life.
Apple on Tuesday released an update to its MacBook Pro portable computers, sporting Core i5 and i7 processors and new graphics chips from Nvidia.
The Khronos group has published the complete specifications for OpenGL 4.0 and OpenGL 3.3 for upcoming and modern graphics hardware.
Only a few weeks into 2010, Apple has released four updates to address compatibility issues with Windows 7 and better support for new Apple hardware, like the Magic Mouse.
Next year will be challenging for Intel as it fends off accusations of monopolistic behavior while trying to establish a larger presence in the mobile and graphics segments.
Apple has released graphics firmware for the 27-inch iMac that corrects video-flickering and image corruption problems.
Intel is likely to give an update on plans for its delayed graphics chip during the third quarter of 2010.
Intel on Friday delayed the commercial launch of the Larrabee graphics processor.