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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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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...
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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'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...
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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...
Green Box brings Half-Life 2: Episode 1 and other Valve classics to NVIDIA Shield

Green Box brings Half-Life 2: Episode 1 and other Valve classics to NVIDIA Shield

Alongside today's announcements about Grid and Lollipop support for the Shield Tablet, NVIDIA is launching a bundle of Valve games called the Green Box. It will be immediately available to anybody buying a new 32 GB NVIDIA Shield Tablet, and includes the previously-launched Half-Life 2 and Portal...
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NVIDIA Shield tablet getting Android 5.0 Lollipop update this month

A few weeks after NVIDIA confirmed that its Shield tablet would get an over-the-air update to Android 5.0 Lollipop, the company has revealed that the update will be rolling out sometime later in November. This would make the Shield tablet one of the first to support Google's latest mobile OS...
Last chance to win an NVIDIA Shield prize pack and help sick kids with Extra Life!

Last chance to win an NVIDIA Shield prize pack and help sick kids with Extra Life!

In case you missed the announcement earlier this week, tomorrow we're playing Gameloft titles for 24 hours straight on the NVIDIA Shield Tablet to raise money for Extra Life. You can get the full run-down here on what Extra Life is all about, but the short version is that they raise money for...
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We're raising money for kids hospitals with NVIDIA and Gameloft, and you could win a Shield tablet!

This weekend I'm participating in Extra Life, a fundraiser by avid gamers to raise money for local children's hospitals. It's a bit of a marathon, whereby participants play games (board games, video games - whatever you're into) for 24 hours straight. Last time I did this, I hauled my PC gaming...
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Android 5.0 Lollipop 'and more' coming to NVIDIA Shield tablet

It's not exactly a shock, but today NVIDIA did confirm it plans to offer owners of its recent Shield tablet an update to Google's newly announced Android 5.0 Lollipop. There's no word on exactly when this will happen. The news, via NVIDIA's Twitter feed, shouldn't be much of a surprise as the...
Acer Chromebook 13

Acer Chromebook 13 review

A step in the right direction for ARM Chromebooks, and one we can actually recommend I've made it no secret that I'm not a fan of ARM-powered Chromebooks. With their low performance and compromised battery life, ARM Chromebooks from a variety of manufacturers have never lived up to what Intel-...

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