marți, 14 octombrie 2014

News: NVIDIA PhysX SDK 3.3.2 under Linux.

Brings GPU acceleration under Linux with the new version is the GPU PhysX support. NVIDIA has updated the PhysX SDK in version 3.3.2. NVIDIA PhysX is available for Windows, Linux, OS X, Sony PS3/PS4/PSVita, Nitendo Wii U, XboX (360 , One), Android and iOS. The main changes in v3.3.2 :

  • added set/getRunProfiled() for PxDefaultCpuDispatcher to control profiling at task level. 
  • Android: Support for x86 based devices was added. PxProfileEventHandler::durationToNanoseconds() added. Translates event duration in timestamp (cycles) into nanoseconds. 
  • added SnippetProfileZone to show how to retrieve profiling information. 
  • added SnippetCustomJoint to better illustrate custom joint implementation, and removed SnippetExtension. 
  • added SnippetStepper to demonstrate kinematic updates while substepping with tasks.
  • fixed some issues.

News: Firefox will be updated to version 33.

According to benoitgirard all versions of the Firefox web browser will be updated to version 33.
All updates will be available on October 14, 2014. Firefox 33 introduces several changes.
This are visible on the frontend while others improve the browser in the backend. This feature will move compositing to a second thread to make the main thread loop more responsive.
Also Firefox Beta, Aurora and Nightly versions will be updated to version 34, 35 and 36 respectively. You can download Firefox 33 directly from Mozilla.