api

YouTube Ending Support for Older iPads, Apple TVs, Smart TVs, and More

As of this week, YouTube is ceasing support for many older tablets, smartphones, and smart TVs, with the first-generation iPad, iPhone 4, second-generation Apple TV, version 2 ...

April 22, 2015 at 4:58 am by

Windows 10 and DirectX 12 Coming in July 2015 Says AMD

Windows 10 is the most hotly anticipated Windows OS in a very long time. Not only does it promise to be a very impressive OS, packed full of cool features, it’ll also ...

April 20, 2015 at 10:26 am by

New Google Chrome Update Will No Longer Support Java

Chrome Version 42; The answer to life, the universe and everything? Not for much longer as Google have deprecated NPAPI, NPAPI stands for Netscape Plug-in API. A feature of ...

April 15, 2015 at 1:58 pm by

The Code Used for Google’s Santa Claus Tracking App has been Made Open-Source

Though the spirit of Christmas has passed, Google brings it back with an open-source announcement of its Santa Tracker app code. For those unaware, the Santa Tracker is an ...

April 8, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

AMD Reveals DirectX 12 Performance Stats in 3DMark Benchmark

Futuremark has released a new update for 3DMark that adds 3DMark API Overhead benchmark. It didn’t take long for AMD to get straight into showing its performance stats ...

March 28, 2015 at 9:09 am by

3D Robotics Launch DroneKit Open Source API for App Development

It looks like 3D Robotics have launched the DroneKit API for drone app development as a free open source software. The API can be used to develop apps for drones or onboard ...

March 27, 2015 at 8:58 pm by

AMD R9 290X and Titan X Go Head to Head With DX12

DirectX 12 support has just been added to 3DMark and the results look too good to be true! Delivering performance up to 20x faster than DirectX 11 in certain tests. While ...

March 27, 2015 at 9:14 am by

Google Now API Will Soon Be Available to Developers to Put in Their Apps

Director of Product Management for Google Now, Aparna Chennapragada, has announced at SXSW that an open API will soon be available to all developers to include in their apps. ...

March 17, 2015 at 4:43 am by

ExecuteIndirect Command in DirectX 12 Brings Improved Performance and Low CPU Usage

Microsoft has revealed a new indirect dispatching draw solution that can be used by all DirectX 12 compatible hardware, completely replacing the DrawIndirect and ...

March 8, 2015 at 10:58 am by

Microsoft Has Quietly Launched DirectX 12

DirectX 12 is highly anticipated by gamers everywhere, though probably not as much by AMD users as Mantle does about the same. Still, there is no doubt that DirectX 12 will be ...

January 26, 2015 at 1:28 pm by

Will You Need to Update Your Graphics Card for DirectX 12?

There’s no doubt that many of the latest graphics cards on the market right now will be DirectX 12 ready, at least to a certain extent. However, with a new API comes ...

January 25, 2015 at 5:58 pm by

DirectX 11 vs DirectX 12 Performance Slides Revealed

DirectX 12 is on its way and it promises to bring massive performance improvements for PC gaming. The new API will achieve improved performance and efficiency by using ...

December 14, 2014 at 12:58 pm by

Developers: You Can Now Use Amazon Cloud Drive in Your Apps

Amazon has announced that they are releasing an API for app developers that wish to use their Cloud Drive service in their apps. This new API will give developers access to ...

November 12, 2014 at 7:22 pm by

Nvidia Speak Their Mind About Mantle

In a recent podcast from MaximumPC, Nvidia finally spoke out about AMD’s Mantle and best we can tell, they couldn’t care less about it. Nvidia Engineer Tom ...

July 27, 2014 at 10:01 am by

Testing AMD’s Mantle: Battlefield 4, Thief and PvZ Garden Warfare

Introduction “Mantle is Game Changing” is AMD’s tagline for their newest low-overhead API. Mantle has been in the news constantly since AMD publicly released ...

July 14, 2014 at 1:11 pm by