Foundries

Digital Foundry Puts Various Portable Chargers to the Test With Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch battery, considering its housing within a small portable device and the demands placed on it by the system's processing, isn't …

Nintendo

Novel Display Font Family from Atlas Font Foundry

Novel Display, a humanist sans serif font family for headlines and display sizes.<p>Atlas Font Foundry is an independent type foundry based in Berlin, …

Typography

Unilever’s former innovation boss launches bid to give brands a Foundry of their own

Jeremy Basset, the marketer who led the Unilever Foundry for start-ups, is launching a stand-alone business that promises to give brands all the …

Innovation

Samsung Says Its 10nm FinFET Process Is On Track For Mass Chip Production

Samsung announced that its 10nm FinFET process is on track, showing high yields for its customers' chips. Samsung’s own Exynos 8895 chip, as well as …

Samsung

Fire destroys Muskegon foundry that serves GM, Toyota, Subaru

MUSKEGON — A foundry that employs more than 100 people in western Michigan has been destroyed by fire.<p>Authorities in Muskegon say an equipment …

Detroit

FontShop

As in other countries, Japanese companies use different licensing models, depending on application (print, web, film/video, games, apps, …

Typography

Foundry, supervisors indicted in asbestos exposure probe

BERLIN, Wis. (AP) -<p>Grede Foundry and three supervisors have been indicted for allegedly obstructing an investigation into asbestos exposure to …

Will Lab-Grown Stones Save or Sink the Troubled Diamond Market?

With the help of a network of close-knit fashion insiders, start-ups like Diamond Foundry and Vrai & Oro are betting that manmade stones will re-energise the diamond market.<p><b>SAN CARLOS, United States</b> — About 20 minutes south of San Francisco, in a strip of low-rise offices off the highway and up a …

Jewelry

Switch Owners Are Still Reporting Joy-Con Connectivity Issues

Some Nintendo Switch owners continue to say the console’s left Joy-Con controller has sync problems. Even after the console’s first system update, …

Nintendo

Horizon Zero Dawn 1080p PS4 Pro Mode Offers FPS Bump

Horizon Zero Dawn’s 1080p PS4 Pro Mode Only Offers Minor Frame-Rate Improvements, Says Digital Foundry<p>February 28, 2017 Written by Jason …

PlayStation

Latest Switch tech details, including new mode that boosts mobile clocks by 25 percent

Digital Foundry published a lengthy report about the technical details surrounding Switch today. The piece is highlighted by the reveal of a new, …

The Foundry in Aurora sold, to become new entertainment venue

The Foundry, a large restaurant, bar and entertainment facility by Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, has been bought and will be turned into a new place called The Piazza.<p>Robert Salerno, a member of the Salerno restaurant family that spans two generations in the Chicago suburbs, bought The Foundry at …

BMW K75 Street Tracker - The Foundry MC

<i>Written by Martin Hodgson.</i><p>The journey through adult life we’re told is a relatively straight forward process. Work, breed, sleep – there’s even a …

Café Racers

Inside The Foundry: the ultimate visual effects software house

The Foundry may not be a household name, but it's a software house that deserves recognition - for the sixth year running, every single film …

Virtual Reality

Casting Oscar: Foundry creates each statuette as work of art

Every Oscar fist-pumped or tearfully cradled by Academy Award winners is first cast, buffed and fussed over at a foundry far from Hollywood.<p>Workers …

Mississippi

Casting Oscar: Foundry builds each statuette as work of art

ROCK TAVERN, N.Y. -- Every Oscar fist-pumped or tearfully cradled by Academy Award winners is first cast, buffed and fussed over at a foundry far …

The Oscars

Why Self-publishing is a “Decolonizing” Act in the Philippines

While its name suggests a grandiose collective occupying its own impressive brownstone office, in fact the Office of Culture and Design (OCD) …

Culture

How Purdue Foundry is Supporting Agtech Innovation

Universities in the US are integrating agriculture technology and innovation with the traditional STEM disciplines—science, technology, engineering, …

Innovation

G'foundries Revamps China Deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Globalfoundries and city government officials from Chengdu, China, will break ground Saturday on a new fab valued at roughly $10 …

China

Rick Banks launches innovative online “type tester” for F37 Foundry

Graphic designer Rick Banks, who runs Face37, has launched a new website for his foundry F37 that allows designers to test out typefaces within a web …

Web Design

Digital Foundry Puts the NES Mini Up Against Retro Rivals

The Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition (Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System in Europe) was a hit in the last Holiday …

Nintendo

Is Intel Forfeiting Its Process Leadership?

Intel's process lead is the most important variable that underpins almost everything at Intel.<p>There are signs that Intel is slowly losing that …

Innovation

12 Bones to light smokers at new location on Foundry Street

ASHEVILLE - At 12 Bones Smokehouse, the smokers are about to be lit. That's because, at 11 a.m. Monday, the popular Asheville barbecue restaurant …

Asheville

Reflect on industrial past with reclaimed mirrors

The industrial revolution, the dawn of machine-made everything, had a long reach along the arc of design history. Factories brought design — in everything from easy chairs to Chevys — to the masses. And now, some of those factories are being transformed into objects of design.<p><b>RELATED: TRENDING LIFE</b> …

Home

The Foundry to Present Modo Live Event at Gnomon

Learn from the masters at free event to be held on February 9 at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation.

Diamonds from Bay Area startup backed by Leonardo DiCaprio: glitter without gore

Leonardo DiCaprio liked the gems from Bay Area firm Diamond Foundry so much, he invested in the company.<p>The “Blood Diamond” movie star has touted the …

Jewelry

Resident Evil 7 Graphics Compared Across All Platforms

Resident Evil 7 Graphics Compared Across Platforms, Digital Foundry Says PS4 “Nails the Experience”<p>January 28, 2017 Written by Zarmena Khan<p>Capcom has …

PlayStation

Samsung's foundry business, upcoming 10nm designs offsets its catastrophic Note 7 losses

Ever since Samsung recalled the Note 7, it’s been obvious the downturn would whack its finances (and the mobile phone division has, indeed, been hit …

Samsung

Study Reveals What Genres Female Gamers Are Likely to Play

Study Reveals Which Genres of Video Games Females Tend to Play the Most<p>January 22, 2017 Written by Zarmena Khan<p>Recent studies have claimed that the …

Game Development

List of Native 4K PS4 Pro Games

Here’s a List of All the Native 4K, 60fps Games on PS4 Pro<p>January 22, 2017 Written by Zarmena Khan<p>Folks over at Digital Foundry have spent weeks …

PlayStation