Nvidia Shield TV Overview Updated May 13, 2019

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NVIDIA announced a set-top box version of its popular Shield portable gaming system at the Game Developers Conference in 2015. This Shield runs on Android TV and has full access to the Play Store along with a new Shield Store. The device functions as a cross between a gaming console and a media center, not unlike the Apple TV.

The Shield is capable of outputting 4K video at 60Hz—a first for Android-based set-top boxes—and features a remote control that doubles as a Bluetooth listening device. Users can plug a pair of headphones into the remote to have audio from their content re-routed directly to their ears instead of their TV speakers or home theater system.

Nvidia Shield TV Stories May 13

Android TV is my favorite platform for the living room TV. Currently, the best place to run it is the Nvidia Shield, but my biggest complaint with that hardware is its remote. Luckily, there are some affordable replacement removes that make a big difference for any Nvidia Shield owner.

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Nvidia Shield TV Stories April 4

Android TV bug causes ‘Apps Spotlight’ row to constantly reappear on Nvidia Shield, Xiaomi, etc

Android TV is definitely my favorite platform for the big screen, but it’s been the center of some annoying bugs lately. This week, many users are up in arms regarding a bug which is causing the “Apps Spotlight” row to constantly reappear on homescreens for some devices, including the Nvidia Shield.

Nvidia Shield TV Stories March 28

Nvidia Shield TV Remote and Controller codenames surface for possibly updated hardware

The Nvidia Shield TV is two years old at this point, but the hardware is still chugging along nicely thanks to tons of software updates. Now, it looks like Nvidia may be working on a new Remote and Controller for the Shield TV as evidenced by some recently surfaced codenames.

Nvidia Shield TV Stories March 12

Nvidia Shield TV update delivers Xbox Elite Controller support, better HDMI-CEC controls

Since its initial offering back in 2015, Nvidia has been crushing it with software support for both generations of the Shield TV. Today, another software update is rolling out to Nvidia Shield owners which adds Xbox Elite Controller support and more.

Nvidia Shield TV Stories January 28

There are a few home streaming options for anyone looking to cut the cord and move into the world of online content streaming. The problem is that not everyone initially knows what to look out for.   expand full story

Nvidia Shield TV Stories January 4

When the Nvidia Shield was announced and subsequently released in 2015, it probably didn’t quite justify the initial high price-tag for a base Android TV streaming box — at least in my opinion. Despite that, the updated 2017 model proved to be a very different story thanks to a combination of exceptional hardware and updated Android TV software.

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