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NVIDIA Shield teardown reveals you can't 'use the Shield as a shield'

Interior found to be 'complex' and 'convoluted,' but still gets a 6 out of 10 for reparability The folks over at iFixt have finished breaking down the Shield's defenses, and took a good look around the inside. While the device didn't score as well as some other gaming systems, the Shield got...
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NVIDIA Shield now shipping July 31

NVIDIA this morning announced that Shield -- its handheld, Android-based gaming system -- will ship on July 31, a little more than a month late. Shield originally was to ship June 27, but an unspecified "mechanical issue" with a "third-party component" pushed the launch into July. Shield, which is...
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Go hands-on with NVIDIA's Shield at select locations this August

Catch a summer movie and play with a hot new Android device NVIDIA is offering a way for you to find out first-hand about their upcoming Shield handheld, provided you're in New York or San Francisco. At select theaters, they will have their Shield Movie Theater Experience Centers set up where...
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NVIDIA Shield delayed as 'mechanical issue' pushes launch to July

No new shipping date given for portable Android gaming console/controller NVIDIA Shield — the graphics company's ambitious move into the consumer hardware space — will miss its June 27 shipping date because of a "mechanical issue" that popped up during final testing, the company announced today...
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NVIDIA Shield price dropped to $299, availability date set at June 27

Preorders also will see the $50 discount NVIDIA dropped a serious stunner about the Shield this morning, announcing a new $299 price tag and general availability starting June 27. According to a post on their official blog, they got great feedback from everyone who has used the device, but there...
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NYKO unveils NVIDIA Shield accessories at E3

Accessories-maker NYKO today at the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles unveiled a trio of accessories for the upcoming NVIDIA Shield, which is still on track for release this month. NYKO rolled out a pair of cases -- a travel case that very much looks like NVIDIA's own travel case, as well as a...
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NVIDIA Shield still on track for June shipping

A few folks (including us) who have preordered the NVIDIA Shield controller have found themselves in possession of a snazzy new Shield T-shirt over the past couple days to go along with their $350 preorder. Accompanying the shirt was a note, which reads thusly: Thank you for pre-ordering SHIELD...
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From the Forums: What else can you do with the NVIDIA Shield?

We all knew the controls were great for games, but did you know they're also a really cool way to navigate the UI? As release day for the NVIDIA Shield gets closer, I know plenty of us are thinking of the games we're going to download and play on the Tegra-powered clamshell. I know I am, and so...
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NVIDIA Shield up for pre-order ahead of schedule

"Growing buzz" moves up pre-order date for gaming handheld NVIDIA has announced that it's moved up the pre-order date for its Shield handheld gaming device, due to "growing buzz" from partners in recent days. That means you can now pre-order NVIDIA Shield right now, either directly from NVIDIA...
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How many times can you open and close NVIDIA Shield before it breaks?

That's a big display, and a hinge that's a big point of failure — but the good news is it should last a while Stating the obvious here, but you're going to be opening and closing NVIDIA Shield a lot. You don't have a choice. To use it, you've got to flip open that 5-inch display, exposing the...
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A new look at the newly official NVIDIA Shield [video]

It's coming this June for $349, and we've got your first look at the refined NVIDIA Shield with stock Android Easily two of the more exciting announcements to come out of CES 2013 this past January were the Tegra 4 mobile processor and graphics platform from NVIDIA, and its "Project Shield"...
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'Project' no more: NVIDIA Shield preorders start May 20 for $349, ships in June

NVIDIA promises to change mobile gaming with the Shield -- a handheld console that's pure Android and pure fun Think back to CES this past January, and chances are you'll remember NVIDIA's Project Shield. It sort of stole the whole show, and it's finally here. In case you missed all the hub-bub ...
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Test flight: NVIDIA Shield and the Parrot AR Drone

The NVIDIA Shield might be a powerhouse of an Android-based gaming system, but that's really just the tip of the iceberg, right? If you're really looking to take your brain for a spin, you've got to try Shield with the Parrot AR Drone.  If somehow you've been able to avoid the AR Drone -- or its...
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NVIDIA Shield accessories: Carrying case and custom lids

NVIDIA has a couple of kick-ass accessories to keep your Shield safe and looking unique We know where and when you can finally get your hands on an NVIDIA Shield, but once you get it you'll probably be interested in some of the official accessories for the device. At the time of launch, NVIDIA...
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Here's how you make sure to get your hands on an NVIDIA Shield

Be one of the first to get your hands on NVIDIA's latest handheld gaming behemoth So now that NVIDIA has let the cat out of the bag on the device formerly known as Project Shield, it's time to find out where and when you can get one. First off, the Shield launch will be limited to just the U.S...
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NVIDIA announces Project Shield

Looks to ship in the second quarter of 2013 Here's why we love CES! NVIDIA has just shown off what they are calling Project Shield -- a dedicated Tegra 4 powered game center and more. It's a 7-inch clamshell device, running atop pure vanilla Android that sends you into a spin of Tegra game...

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