Agam Shah

U.S. Correspondent

Agam Shah covers machine learning, virtual reality, PCs, servers and chips for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Nvidia's new Volta-based DGX-1 supercomputer puts 400 servers in a box

Amid fight with Apple, Imagination's Series8XT GPU faces challenges

Amid fight with Apple, Imagination's Series8XT GPU faces challenges

The graphics processor in Apple's upcoming iPhone could have been based on Imagination's new PowerVR Series8XT GT8525. Instead, the two vendors are locked in an open battle, and Imagination is threatening legal action against Apple,...

Hands on with the unusual Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop

Hands on with the unusual Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop

To prove it's going big in PCs, Acer held a product launch event at world's largest IMAX screen in New York. It made a big statement with the Predator Triton 700, a super-thin laptop with some unusual features.

This is the closest thing Intel has built to a discrete GPU

This is the closest thing Intel has built to a discrete GPU

Intel doesn't make its own discrete GPU but has built something that specializes in processing 4K graphics. But that product isn't powerful enough to run Crysis, if you were wondering.

AMD shows off Vega's ability to handle 8K graphics at NAB

AMD shows off Vega's ability to handle 8K graphics at NAB

AMD is giving a demonstration of the brute force of its upcoming Vega GPU, showing its ability to handle 4K and 8K graphics.

AMD's new Polaris-based Radeon Pro Duo is slower than its predecessor

AMD's new Polaris-based Radeon Pro Duo is slower than its predecessor

AMD's new Radeon Pro Duo graphics packs two of the company's fastest GPUs, but surprisingly, is slower than its predecessor released last year.

HP to ship its Omen X VR backpack PC in June

HP to ship its Omen X VR backpack PC in June

HP will make a major VR push in June, when it will start shipping its Omen X VR backpack PC.

HP's new Pavilions can supercharge gaming with optional GPUs

HP's new Pavilions can supercharge gaming with optional GPUs

Just two days after Microsoft's Windows 10 Creators Update arrived, HP announced two PCs that will come pre-loaded with the new OS.

Just for fun: Program Commodore 64 games for Windows 10 PCs

Just for fun: Program Commodore 64 games for Windows 10 PCs

You don't need to go searching for a Commodore 64 on Ebay to relive the vintage PC's glory days.

AMD to cut wires from VR headsets with Nitero acquisition

AMD to cut wires from VR headsets with Nitero acquisition

AMD acquires Nitero for an undisclosed amount.

More high-end GPUs are now compatible with Dell's 8K monitor

More high-end GPUs are now compatible with Dell's 8K monitor

Getting 8K displays to work with the most fully loaded Windows 10 PCs can be difficult, as Dell is finding out.

What users could expect from Apple's homegrown GPUs for iPhones, iPads

What users could expect from Apple's homegrown GPUs for iPhones, iPads

Apple has one big reason to move to a homegrown GPU: it wants full control over the hardware and software in its devices.

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