shield Stories December 21, 2015


NVIDIA released the refreshed SHIELD Tablet K1 last month, and now it’s getting a huge software update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The biggest additions here are nothing new — they’ve been hitting devices since Marshmallow first started rolling out to the Nexus line earlier this year — but there are a few things unique to the K1…

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shield Stories September 30, 2015


Nvidia has come out today to announce several ways that its SHIELD Android TV set-top box is about to get way better. Rounding out the list, we have mention of game streaming service GeForce NOW, a debut of the device in Europe, a partnership with Google Fiber, cast support for more services such as Spotify, and home theater upgrades… expand full story

shield Stories September 3, 2015

NVIDIA Shield Portable and Shield Android TV receiving updates

NVIDIA today has announced a pair of updates for two of its Shield devices. The company’s Shield Portable and Shield Android TV are both receiving updates today, the latter of which receiving the more significant changes.

shield Stories August 26, 2015

NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV now available on the Google Store

The NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV may be one of the best set-top boxes to ever exist, and now you can buy it straight from the Google Store. The 4K Ultra HD-supporting, game controller-including, Android-powered box can now be purchased in both its standard and “Pro” forms for $199 and $299, respectively.

The standard model comes with 16 GB of flash storage, while the “Pro” packs a 500 GB hard drive. The device sports a Tegra X1 processor and 3GB of RAM, an HDMI port, Ethernet, two USB 3.0 ports, Micro USB, and a Micro SD card slot. We reviewed it earlier this year and had almost all good things to say.

Head over to the Google Store to grab one, or keep your eyes on 9to5Toys Lunch Break on the off chance we find a great deal on this Android TV box.

shield Stories July 31, 2015


If you bought an NVIDIA SIELD tablet at any point between now and a year ago, you might want to take note: NVIDIA is voluntarily recalling all of these devices due to a problem with the battery which can cause it to overheat and potentially catch fire… expand full story

shield Stories June 15, 2015


NVIDIA’s SHIELD Android TV box is already becoming known as one of the best set-top boxes to ever exist, and now it’s getting even better. Thanks to a recent update, version number 1.2, the device is getting support for 4K resolution in the Photos & Videos app, optimized streaming of Netflix and Google Play Movies, enhancements to NVIDIA’s GameStream service, and other enhancements. expand full story

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