Tag: NVIDIA Shield

Nvidia Debuts Big Format Gaming Displays With 4K, HDR, Built-In Shield, And G-Sync

CES 2018 saw the debut of Nvidia's Big Format Gaming Display technology. Manufacturers like Asus, Acer, and HP will reveal their products equipped with G-Sync, HDR, 4K resolution, and Shield later this year.

CES 2018 January 9, 2018

'New Super Mario Bros.' And More Nintendo Wii Games Will Be Available On Nvidia Shield In China

'New Super Mario Bros.' and other Nintendo Wii games will be available on the Nvidia Shield once the Android-powered set-top box is rolled out in China. Will the titles also arrive to other Android devices?

Video Games December 6, 2017

How To Customize Kodi And Set Up Legitimate Add-On Apps On Nvidia Shield Android TV

Kodi has become one of the most widely used applications in the Nvidia Shield Android TV. Here’s how you can install add-ons and personalize the skin of Kodi through your Android TV.

Gadgets January 29, 2017

Nvidia Shield TV (2015) Gets Android Nougat Update

The Nvidia Shield TV (2015) is up for an Android 7.0 Nougat update. The news was announced at the CES 2017, along with the launch of the latest Shield TV.

Gadgets January 16, 2017

Nvidia Shield TV: What The Experts Are Saying

Nvidia revealed an amazing update for its Shield TV at CES 2017. Now, experts weigh in if it is worth the purchase.

Gaming January 15, 2017

No, Nvidia Isn't Going To Forget About Your Original Shield Android TV

If you are concerned about support for your old Shield TV with the impending launch of its latest iteration, Nvidia has committed that it will not abandon the device. It will even get the latest software update immediately after the new Shield TV's release.

Gadgets January 9, 2017

Nvidia Unwraps The New Shield Android TV At CES 2017: 4K HDR Video Support And Google Assistant Inside

While Nvidia's new Shield Android TV box sports the same look and is still outfitted with the Tegra X1 technology we have seen in the previous version, it is now 40 percent smaller. It will also ship with a redesigned controller and a host of other features.

Televisions January 5, 2017

Yes, Your Nvidia Shield Android TV Will Support Google Play Movies & TV 4K Content Soon

Nvidia stated that it will patch the Nvidia Shield software so that the device can support 4K content available at Google Play Movies and TV. The key rests on a codec that Google has said the Shield is currently lacking.

Gadgets December 10, 2016

Refreshed Nvidia Shield Android TV Rumored To Be Unveiled At CES 2017

Nvidia is rumored to showcase a refreshed Shield Android TV this January at CES 2017, and it's just the thing that fans of the set-top box have been waiting for.

Gadgets December 8, 2016

The Nintendo Switch Is What The Nvidia Shield Was Supposed To Be

The Nintendo Switch is a hybrid system that can function as both a tabletop console and a handheld device. It is powered by a custom Nvidia Tegra chip and is what the Nvidia Shield was supposed to be.

Video Games October 21, 2016

Nvidia Shield Becomes A Media Server Via New Plex App

Along with more 4K options and HDR support, Nvidia's Shield family receives a condensed version of the Plex app. It'll include the media server.

Apps/Software June 12, 2016

Nvidia Shield Android TV Update 3.1 Release Notes: Mouse Navigation, Game Optimization And More

The Nvidia Shield Android TV recently received Update 3.1, and it comes packed with enhancements and features. The over-the-air download brings a welcome security boost, next to game optimization and mouse integration.

Apps/Software April 20, 2016

Nvidia Rolls Out Android 6.0.1 Update To Shield Tablet K1: Vulkan API Support, Enhanced Memory Compression And More

Nvidia has released the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the Shield Tablet K1, which also adds Vulkan API support. The API will further enhance the tablet's gaming experience as the GPU will be accessed more efficiently.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 15, 2016

Nvidia Shield Update Ready To Spice Things Up With Marshmallow And Vulkan In Your Living Room

Nvidia rolled out a Shield update with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Vulkan graphics API. Bringing a number of improvements and upgrades, the OTA software upgrade is now available for Shield Android TV.

Apps/Software February 24, 2016

Square Enix Brings 'Tomb Raider' And Other Hit Games To Nvidia Shield

Square Enix pushed a number of its famous titles on GeForce Now, and 'Tomb Raider' is one of them. With the new titles, Nvidia Shield can go toe-to-toe with PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS XL.

Video Games February 20, 2016

Nvidia Shield Android TV Gets Marshmallow Treat, New Games And More: Here's The Deal [Video]

Nvidia had some big announcements ready for CES 2016, and it didn't disappoint. Among the highlights, the Shield Android TV is getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow, along with neat new games, apps and more, so here's what's in store.

Televisions January 8, 2016

Nvidia Shield TV Console Adds Social Gaming Treats With Twitch

Nvidia prepared an early present for gamers this year, with improved features for its SHIELD console. The company added Twitch support for its Android TV-compatible console, so you can now stream your gameplay or watch others’ gaming livestreams.

Video Games December 6, 2015

NVIDIA Offers Free Remote With Shield Android TV

NVIDIA now offers a remote as a free item that customers can get whenever they purchase its Shield Android TV. Customers can take advantage of the offer for a limited time period.

Gadgets November 17, 2015

Nvidia To Launch Its 'Netflix For Games' Streaming Service GeForce Now For $7.99 Per Month On Oct. 1

Nvidia renamed its video game streaming service Grid to GeForce Now, which launches Oct. 1 with a library of more than 50 titles.

Apps/Software September 30, 2015

NVIDIA Recalls Shield Pro TV Unit Due To Defective Hard Drives: How To Know If Yours Is Affected

Nvidia is recalling the 500GB model of its SHIELD Android TV Box. Unfortunately, the company says it cannot ship replacements to some countries.

Gadgets September 14, 2015

Nvidia Recalls Shield Android Tablets Due To Potential Fire Hazard

88,000 of the Shield tablets by Nvidia are being recalled as a result of batteries that can overheat.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 31, 2015

New Nvidia Shield TV Games: 'Half-Life 2: Episode Two', 'QUBE: Director's Cut', 'Never Alone', And 'Funk Of Titans'

Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Q.U.B.E: Director's Cut, Never Alone and Funk of Titans are now available for the Nvidia Shield Android TV.

Video Games July 1, 2015

Android TV Back On The Map With HBO Go, Twitch, WWE, FX Now, And Other Apps

Android TV makes a run for dominance in smart TV platforms by introducing a new set of apps that significantly increase viewing choices.

Apps/Software June 1, 2015

NVIDIA Shield Android TV Review Round-Up

The NVIDIA Shield Android TV is the latest gaming and entertainment device from the graphic card company. We've seen what it can do, but what are reviewers saying?

Movies/TV Shows May 31, 2015

Nvidia Shield Android TV 16 GB Model ($199) And 500 GB Model ($299) Now Available: Time For Some 4K Streaming!

Nvidia has officially launched Nvidia Shield and Nvidia Shield Pro on the market.

Gadgets May 29, 2015

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Available For Nvidia Devices Starting July 1

NVIDIA has announced that come July 1, the popular FPS title "Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel" will be available for users of the NVIDIA SHIELD devices.

Video Games May 29, 2015

Nvidia Shield Tablet Android 5.1 Lollipop Update Improves Responsiveness, Display Performance, And Camera Enhancements

The Android 5.1 Lollipop update for the Nvidia Shield gaming tablet is bundled within a software upgrade package.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 23, 2015

Doom 3, Crysis 3, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Land On Android This Year

NVidia's Tegra X1 paves the way for the arrival of more AAA ports on the Android OS. A benchmark for high-end PCs just a few years ago, 'Crysis 3' headlines the games due for release on Android this year.

Video Games March 4, 2015

Nvidia Outs Shield Set-Top Box: World's First 4K Android TV Box

Nvidia described the $200 Shield set-top box as a "revolutionary TV," a "gaming console" and a "supercomputer."

Gadgets March 4, 2015

Nvidia Releases Shield Tablet 2.2.1 Hotfix Update To Address Color Desaturation

Nvidia's version 2.2 upgrade for the Shield tablet brought a bug that led to color desaturation. However, Nvidia has pushed out a Hotfix 2.2.1 to fix the issue.

Apps/Software February 27, 2015

Nvidia To 'Redefine The Future Of Gaming' At March 3 Event

Nvidia is not done yet with its groundbreaking announcements. An event slated for Mar. 3 could be related to the Tegra X1 mobile chipset that the company revealed in January.

Video Games February 13, 2015

Best Android Tablets 2015: Google Nexus 9, Samsung Galaxy Tab S, Nvidia Shield Tablet and More

We check out some of the best 8-inch Android tablets of 2015: Google Nexus 9, Samsung Galaxy Tab S, Nvidia Shield Tablet and Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 1, 2015

Tablet Shoot-Out: Eeny, Meeny. Tablet Features Rule in Holiday Gift Decision

With the holidays right around the corner, it's time to start thinking, if you haven't already, about gifts for your loved ones. Tablets are a great gift, but it can sometimes be hard to decide which one to get. Here is a list of some of the best tablets for this holiday season.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 17, 2014

'Half-Life 2: Episode One' Locked and Loaded for Nvidia Shield Tablet Users

Nvidia has announced the release of 'Half-Life 2: Episode One' for the SHIELD tablet. According to Nvidia, the device is the 'ultimate' gaming tablet.

Video Games December 16, 2014

Nvidia Shield Gets Lollipop Love, Grid Gaming Graduates Beta

In a series of announcements, Nvidia will be offering users of its Shield tablets Android 5.0 Lollipop this month. Not only that, but the company is pushing its Grid gaming platform out of beta and will be offering a number of games to stream for free until June 30, 2015.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 13, 2014

Nvidia Shield with LTE could rank among top holiday gifts for gamers

The new NVIDIA Shield gaming tablet with 32GB and support for LTE is now available. Gamers can grab one for $399 or $299 on a contract with AT&T.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 1, 2014

Nvidia Shield Tablet gets a little LTE love, greater stability

Nvidia continues its monthly release of updates for the Shield Tablet. Update 1.2 includes stability improvements and enhancements to the Shield Hub, which lets users browse compatible games.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 30, 2014

Nvidia Shield gets storage boost and 4G LTE: Will you buy?

NVIDIA heeds calls for a tablet with bigger storage and introduces a new NVIDIA Shield with 32 GB of storage and 4G LTE.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 18, 2014

Nvidia taking preorders for ShieldTablet with 32-GB and 4G LTE version

Nvidia's website reveals the company is now accepting preorders for its Shield tablet and expects to ship them Oct. 1. Gamers won't have to endure a longer wait for the LTE version of the tablet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 16, 2014

Alienware Alpha console may forever change where gamers play

Alienware modifies Windows 8.1 and partners with Nvidia on a custom GPU to create a Steam Machine. Known as the Alpha, the PC console will render all currently available games in 1080p and at a solid 60 FPS, says Alienware.

Video Games August 12, 2014

Nvidia Shield tablet is a gaming device for sure

The Nvidia Shield proves good for productivity and is great for gaming. The gaming tablet will help shape the future of video game hardware.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 29, 2014

OnLive, Wikipad team up on gaming strategy

Wikipad gets a lift from OnLive revamped service. OnLive's CloudLift enables Wikipad 7 to stream blockbuster games over the cloud.

Video Games June 19, 2014

Classic games 'Half-Life 2' and 'Portal' come to Nvidia Shield: Now, play on the go

Ever wanted to play 'Half-Life 2' and 'Portal' while on the go? Well, now you can if you own a Nvidia Shield mobile gaming device.

Gadgets May 14, 2014

Nvidia Shield gets massive update: What you need to know

Android-based handheld gaming system Nvidia Shield has got operating system updates along with long touted, yet previously unavailable, features including GameStream and Console Mode.

Gadgets October 30, 2013

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