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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 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...
NVIDIA Shield

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...
NVIDIA - Made to Game

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...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet

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...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE

NVIDIA Shield Tablet update 2.2 arrives with new game choices, power optimizations

NVIDIA's Shield Tablet (and LTE model) is receiving its version 2.2 upgrade, which is based on Android 5.0.1 and brings the ability to play new streamed games, better standby battery life and several performance improvements. This is a relatively small bump over all the improvements that came...
NVIDIA Drive CX is an all-new digital cockpit

NVIDIA Drive CX is an all-new digital cockpit

NVIDIA tonight at its CES press conference unveiled a new generation of digital cockpit — NVIDIA Drive CX. It's the equivalent of two 4k displays or four full HD displays from a single computer. In your car. Digital dashboards. High-resolution side mirrors. Curved cockpit displays. That's the...
NVIDIA's new 'superchip' for mobile is the Tegra X1

NVIDIA's new 'superchip' for mobile is the Tegra X1

The folks at NVIDIA have been working hard over the last couple of years to blur the lines between their desktop class GPU architecture and their mobile GPU architecture, and at CES this year the company wants to show off how they have raised the bar. Their latest achievement has been dubbed the...
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We're live from NVIDIA's CES press conference at 8 p.m. PT!

CES itself hasn't officially started yet, but NVIDIA is ready to reveal its latest innovations and products at its own press conference. Last year we saw the unveiling of Tegra K1 and all sorts of great stuff, so we're surely in for a great show tonight. The whole thing kicks off at 8 p.m. PT,...
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NVIDIA to livestream their CES 2015 press event at 8 p.m. PST Sunday

CES 2015 is about to get underway in Las Vegas and one of the first big press conferences of the massive trade show will be held by NVIDIA. The company has announced it will hold its media event at 8 p.m. PST (that's 11 p.m. EST) on Sunday, Jan. 4 and they will be livestreaming the festivities...
NVIDIA Shield

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...
NVIDIA Shield Hub

NVIDIA's Shield Hub app updated with new Material Design look, better gaming performance

NVIDIA has updated its Shield Hub app that it created for its Shield Tablet and Shield Portable products today. The update includes a new user interface based on Google's Material Design look, as well as a group of performance improvements for GameStream and GRID. Here's the full change log...
Half-Life 2 Episode One on Android

Half-Life 2: Episode One available today on NVIDIA Shield Tablet

Owners of the NVIDIA Shield Tablet can pick up Half-Life 2: Episode One for Android starting today. In it you take up the crowbar once more as Gordon Freeman following the catastrophic conclusion of classic first-person shooter game Half-Life 2. City 17 and the Citadel are a bit of a mess, but...
Android 5.0 Lollipop starts rolling out to LTE NVIDIA Shield tablet

Android 5.0 Lollipop starts rolling out to NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE

Those who opted for the LTE variant of NVIDIA's Shield Tablet are in for a sweet candy treat today. NVIDIA announced via Twitter that Android 5.0 Lollipop has begun rolling out to the device just a week after its WiFi sibling. In addition to bringing a little Lollipop goodness to the gaming...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet

Save big on NVIDIA's Shield Tablet and Portable on Black Friday

NVIDIA will offer online shoppers two special bundle deals for its Shield devices on "Black Friday", November 28. One of them is for the $399.99 32GB LTE version of the Shield tablet. NVIDIA will throw in a free Shield controller for Black Friday sales only. The controller is usually priced at $...
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...
Lollipop 5.0 available on NVIDIA Shield Tablet November 18

Lollipop 5.0 available on NVIDIA Shield Tablet November 18

Amid the rollout of the latest version of Android, Lollipop 5.0, NVIDIA's Shield Tablet devices are also being counted among the first devices ready for an upgrade. The Tablet will be getting the update next Tuesday, that is, November 18. Android 5.0 on the Shield hauls in the flat and smooth...
NVIDIA announces open preview for Grid, the Netflix of PC games

NVIDIA announces open preview for Grid, the Netflix of PC games

Shield Tablet owners in North America will be able to try out Grid, a new service from NVIDIA that will offer free cloud access to some 20-odd PC games. Much like the remote play option currently available for tablet and portable users with their personal gaming rig, you'll be able to dig into...

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