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NVIDIA Shield Android TV console specs

Boasting a 256-core Maxwell GPU, the NVIDIA Shield offers console-level visuals in a $199 package. NVIDIA Shield is the manufacturer's first foray into the world of Android TV, with the set-top box touting gaming capabilities as one of its main highlights. Here's what you get with the console...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet with Lollipop

NVIDIA Shield tablet is the latest to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update

As promised, NVIDIA has now released its over-the-air update for its Shield Tablet that brings the magic of Android 5.0 Lollipop to the 8-inch device. It's also one of the the first non Nexus-branded Android producs to receive the Lollipop upgrade. Besides Android 5.0, the update also brings...
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NVIDIA Shield Tablet getting Android 5.0.1 — here's the changelog

NVIDIA has posted the changelog for the Android 5.0.1 update to the Shield Tablet. Nothing earth-shattering here with the point increase — "improvements in general UI and app responsiveness" is always a good thing to see, and also not surprising given the state of Lollipop. Also: The Camera...

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NVIDIA erroneously shows 500GB Shield Android TV development kit for $299

NVIDIA got some hopes up earlier today when it posted a Shield Android TV with 500GB of storage. Unfortunately, the version — which is made as a development kit — was put up in error alongside the actual shipping device, which will cost $199 and have just 16GB of storage.We received the...
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NVIDIA Shield Android TV console may be getting new 500GB option for $299

NVIDIA is now showing a new 500GB version of its upcoming Shield Android TV console on its website for the price of $299.99 Update: Unfortunately, it looks like NVIDIA accidentally put up a development kit as an actual shipping product. The 500GB console option won't be available for consumers...
NVIDIA Shield Android TV console hands-on

NVIDIA Shield Android TV console hands-on

At GDC 2015 NVIDIA took their wraps off another Shield product, only this one is built for TV. The Shield console will fully leverage Grid, a service whereby NVIDIA will host games on their servers and beam them to your home for playing. The real MVP of the show is NVIDIA's new Tegra X1...
NVIDIA Shield Android TV

NVIDIA Shield Android TV console specs

Boasting a 256-core Maxwell GPU, the NVIDIA Shield offers console-level visuals in a $199 package. NVIDIA Shield is the manufacturer's first foray into the world of Android TV, with the set-top box touting gaming capabilities as one of its main highlights. Here's what you get with the console...
NVIDIA GRID

NVIDIA rolls out GRID game streaming service

NVIDIA is launching a game streaming service called GRID, dubbing it the "Netflix of games." AAA titles will be available to stream at 1080p60 with the highest quality settings enabled, while the default option for streaming games is 720p at 30fps. Low-latency is one of the major features...
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Crysis 3 and Doom 3 are coming to Android later this year

After hitting the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, Gearbox Software's Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be launching on NVIDIA's Shield Android TV, which also doubles as a game console thanks to the presence of the latest Tegra X1 mobile chip. NVIDIA is making a content-curated GRID store that...
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NVIDIA Shield is the world's first 4K Android TV console

At Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced the chip vendor's latest hardware effort, the Shield, which is the world's first 4K Android TV that also doubles up as a game console.The Shield comes with an H.265 decoder that can handle 4K at 60Hz with 10-bit...
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Live: NVIDIA at GDC 2015

The Game Developer Conference is underway with a few days of sessions before the expo floor opens. Tonight graphics titan NVIDIA is hosting a press conference that is bound to be of interest to those of us in the Android sphere. We've got a live video stream available here, plus our own color...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet

NVIDIA rolls out an update to the Shield Tablet to fix color reproduction issues

A few users found that colors were muted on the screen after the last Shield Tablet update, which NVIDIA acknowledged as a bug. The chipset vendor has now rolled out an update to address the issue. NVIDIA rolled out the 2.2 update last week, bringing more games available to stream to the...
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Buy an NVIDIA Shield Tablet, get a $30 gift card

For a limited time, if you buy an NVIDIA Shield Tablet from one of several retailers, they'll be throwing in a $30 gift card for that store with your purchase. The Shield Tablet is one of our favorite tablets, and getting as much as 10 percent back (if you opt for the Wi-Fi-only 16GB version) isn...

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