Posts by Benny Har-Even


About Benny Har-Even

With a background in technology journalism stretching back to the late 90s, Benny Har-Even has written for many of the top UK technology publications, across both consumer and B2B and has appeared as an expert on BBC World Business News and BBC Radio Five Live. He is now Technical Communications Specialist at Imagination Technologies.

While these days most of us with a smartphone might take gaming on mobile for granted many of us with older memories will recall that it’s actually a relatively recent development. In the days of basic Nokia phones, the likes of Snake ruled the roost (is that a mixed metaphor?). In fact, it’s now viewed as a cool ‘retro’ game. … Continued

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Recently, Imagination attended GDC 2018, presenting an opportunity for game developers to get the latest info on our recent hardware and learn more about our new, groundbreaking developer tools. At our booth, we had a number of demos on show and one of these was an AR application we dubbed ‘Game of Gnomes’ (for no other reason than we love … Continued

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On Monday 19th March, the Game Developer Conference 2018 will open its doors, and professionals involved in the world of making games, from designers and artists to programmers and producers, will gather together for five days of learning, networking and general inspiration. Imagination Technologies has been powering the mobile gaming world since the very beginning and we will, of course, … Continued

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Today is International Women’s Day, the annual celebration of the achievements of women around the globe, in all spheres of life. This year the day has particular resonance. The #TimesUp and #MeToo campaigns have dominated headlines and done an effective job in highlighting issues of harassment and gender imbalance across all workplaces. In addition, 2018 represents 100 years since women … Continued

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The democratisation of technology is a remarkable thing. What is exclusive and special one day is seemingly everywhere the next. It’s commonly known as the pace of change and for the most part, it’s a good thing. This is especially true in the world of automotive. What used to be the preserve of high-end vehicles quickly trickles down to regular … Continued

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Welcome to the latest in our series of Visionary interviews with our key thinkers at the company. In this instalment, we spend some time with David Harold, VP of Marketing and Communications who has been with the company since the late ‘90s. Following on from our 25th-anniversary celebrations of last summer, and post the recent changes at Imagination after its … Continued

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You know that future everyone keeps talking about – the one with powerful AI, reusable space rockets and flying cars. Well, it’s sort of happening. We have intelligent speakers that can tell us the weather, new rockets launching and (mostly) coming back to earth and in China, manned tests of passenger drones are taking place. So while some may be … Continued

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Last year, Imagination announced Furian, our newest graphics architecture and the first major update for PowerVR since 2012. This introduction marks a significant step in satisfying the ever increasing demands for more device performance, especially for new use cases such as AR, VR and AI, while keeping PowerVR at the top of the pile for power efficiency and performance in embedded … Continued

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Could you live without your smartphone? Almost everybody relies on one these days for so much of what they do – email, messages, social media, banking and more. Some people have even been known to use them to make phone calls! While this may not be unexpected for developed markets, it may come as a surprise to some that this … Continued

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As big events go, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) divides opinion almost as much as a Star Wars movie. It never fails to attract the crowds, but with its numerous halls and myriad devices (of variable quality), all vying for attention it never fails to delight and frustrate in equal measure. No doubt though if you’re involved in creating the … Continued

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