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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...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet

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...
Extra Life

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-...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet OTA

More update goodness for the NVIDIA Shield Tablet is inbound

NVIDIA is sending out another update for the Shield Tablet today. This time around, you can expect some bug fixing, and some enhancements to network software and the Shield Hub software. The official changelog is below. This update contains important enhancements and bug fixes, including:...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE

NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE hands-on and impressions

Take a great tablet and add more storage and LTE for just $100 — it's a solid value Between different colors, storage sizes and mobile data options, you can easily get lost in a SKU-a-polooza when buying a tablet. NVIDIA is thankfully offering just two models of the new Shield Tablet — one with...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet

NVIDIA announces Shield Tablet LTE pre-orders are open today at $399

Tablet pre-orders will ship in the U.S. and Europe on Sept. 30 Today's the day you can plop down a chunk of your local currency to pre-order the NVIDIA Shield Tablet with an LTE connection and 32GB of storage. The pre-order price for this higher-end model of the Shield Tablet comes in at $399...
NVIDIA lawsuit reveals Nexus 9 tablet arriving soon

NVIDIA reveals Nexus 9 tablet launch timing in lawsuit

As part of its lawsuit filed against Samsung and Qualcomm, NVIDIA was forced to reveal that the oft-rumored HTC's Nexus 9, which relies on the company's Tegra K1 processor, may be launched soon in the third quarter of the year. "The HTC Nexus 9, expected in the third quarter of 2014, is also...
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NVIDIA takes Samsung and Qualcomm to court over patent infringements

NVIDIA has announced that the company is taking both Samsung and Qualcomm to court for infringing on 7 patents covering computer graphics. The popular GPU manufacturer is asking the International Trade Commission and US district court in Delaware to enforce product bans to the US and request...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet's first firmware update brings big improvements

NVIDIA Shield Tablet's first firmware update brings big improvements

A new firmware update is being pushed out NVIDIA's Shield Tablet that should greatly improve connectivity and performance. The firmware update could be downloaded over the air and brings the version up to 1.1. To download the update, you can manually check for the update in the settings menu...
Acer Chromebook 13

NVIDIA and VMware partnering for powerful virtual desktop access on Chromebooks

NVIDIA and VMware, two companies with serious cloud muscle, have announced a partnership to take virtual desktop on Chromebooks to the next level. Currently in a "preview" stage, this new workstation-class virtual desktop tech leverages NVIDIA's GRID vGPU technology in conjunction with VMware...
Z Steel Soldiers and T.E.C. 3001 launch with Tegra optimizations for NVIDIA Shield devices

Z Steel Soldiers and T.E.C. 3001 launch with Tegra optimizations for NVIDIA Shield devices

NVIDIA announced that two new games had launched on the Google Play store that are optimized for the company's Tegra chipsets for play on the SHIELD Portable handheld gaming device and the SHIELD Tablet. Z Steel Soldiers comes with additional optimizations for SHIELD players and T.E.C. 3001 will...
Tegra K1 chips

NVIDIA shows off the first 64-bit processor for Android

NVIDIA has provided details about the new "Denver" Tegra K1, the first 64-bit chip designed for Android devices. The new chip, a sister to the current 32-bit Tegra K1, was designed for the highest single-core throughput possible, in a dual core ARMv8 package. Most interesting to Android fans, is...
NVIDIA Shield Tablet

10 things to know about the NVIDIA Shield Tablet

The second member in the Android-powered Shield family is here — we break down some of the must-know info NVIDIA is taking another swing at a tablet, but this time it's taking things completely in-house and doing the hardware, software and branding itself. The result is the Shield Tablet, the...

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