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NVIDIA Shield update moves apps to SD card, improves Miracast, adds dev tools

The NVIDIA Shield handheld Android gaming system — or HAGS, as no one but us apparently has ever called it — just got another software update that adds a couple interesting features to the Tegra 4 platform. Here's what's new: You can now move apps and app files from the internal storage to an...
Asphalt 8 controls on the Nvidia Shield

Asphalt 8: Airborne and the Nvidia Shield is a match made in Android gaming heaven

The built-in controller of the NVIDIA Shield makes it a perfect match for Asphalt 8: Airborne Like many of you guys, I've been playing Asphalt 8: Airborne and destroying my battery for the past couple days. It's without a doubt a fun-as-hell game, and one of the best we've seen yet for any...
Weekly Photo Contest: Food

Announcing the 'Weekly Photo Contest: Food' winner!

We saw dozens of fantastic food pictures this week. It's been a week since we announced that we're looking for the best pictures of food you can take with your Android phone, and after hundreds of entries we've picked a winner. Thanks to Gezim for showing us this fantastic picture of various...
Android Central

Could NVIDIA be preparing its own-branded 'Tegra Tab?'

Leaked images from China show tablet with camera, microHDMI, stylus slot In the absence of major tablet design wins for its Tegra 4 chip, it seems NVIDIA might choose to follow up the Shield gaming handheld with an own-branded Android slate. The images, which have appeared on Chinese site...
Android Central

Weekly Photo Contest: Food

Let's see the best pictures of food you can take. We're going to keep up the pace with our weekly photo contests, because we want as many people as possible to get out there and take some great photos. This week's topic is a broad one — "food". Now don't think that this ties you down to just...
NVIDIA Shield

NVIDIA releases open-source bits and factory restore image for the Shield

The source code will help you tinker, the factory images will help you get back NVIDIA dropped us a line to let everyone know that they've released the open-source materials and a factory image for the Shield. This, when paired with an easy OEM unlock via fastboot, opens the Shield to the full...
Nvidia Shield

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...
Shield case.

NVIDIA Shield official accessories

Keep your NVIDIA Shield safe and give it a new look with these official accessories To go along with our review of Shield, we're also taking a look at a couple of accessories being released by NVIDIA. Today we're looking at the official custom carrying case as well as the custom lid. The hard...
Kepler GPU slide.

NVIDIA bringing Kepler GPU to mobile, will provide a single architecture across their product line

NVIDIA has released a bunch of information about the upcoming Kepler mobile GPU project. As a component on the Logan SoC, the Kepler will bring performance in gaming, multimedia and computational power that nobody would have thought possible just a year or so ago. They're calling it as big of a...
NVIDIA Shield

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...
ZTE Geek

ZTE Geek announced again, this time with Tegra 4 and 1080p display

ZTE makes good on promise of first Tegra 4 device with new internals for previously announced phone Rather than watch its flagships be leaked over and over again, ZTE has jumped out in front of speculation and announced the ZTE Geek, the world's first Tegra 4 phone. The name "Geek" may ring a...
Shield hands-on

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...
ZTE U988S

ZTE U988S images appear, could be world's first Tegra 4 phone

Familiar ZTE styling with the latest internals from NVIDIA make good on previous promise If rumors and leaked images (shown above) are to be believed, ZTE is set to launch the U988S as the world's first Tegra 4-powered handset. While ZTE and NVIDIA announced a partnership to make the Chinese...
NVIDIA Shield

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...
NVIDIA Shield

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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NVIDIA to license Kepler GPU, visual computing patents to mobile manufacturers

Licensing its technology will help the company expand its reach to even more devices and markets NVIDIA announced in a blog post today that it will be breaking away from simply making its own GPUs and SoCs to now licensing its technology out to other manufacturers. The chip maker will kick...
Android Central

Another look at Dead Trigger 2 on NVIDIA Shield

Our first look at Dead Trigger 2 at CES was great, and since then the game has come a long way. We met up with the guys from Madfinger Games at E3 for a walkthrough of a new gas station arena level. Of course the zombie-infested first-person shooter is well-known for its excellent graphics, and...
Android Central

Hands-on with Nyko's upcoming NVIDIA Shield accessories

Nyko recently announced their first batch of NVIDIA Shield accessories, and we got a chance to play around with them at E3. First up is a soft shell with form-fitted interior for some solid baseline protection. There's a zipper all around the outside to keep it snug, and a lanyard to make sure you...
Android Central

NVIDIA Grid shows you can play Borderlands 2 on Ouya

Back at CES, NVIDIA announced a cloud gaming solution called Grid, though it was mostly overshadowed by the Shield portable console. Luckily at E3 we got some time with one of the grid engineers, Chad Cooper, to talk about what Grid can do. Specifically, they were showing how the Android-powered ...
NYKO NVIDIA Shield Travel Case

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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