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The Android Central CES Podcast: NVIDIA brings Tegra 4 and Project Shield

That's it, folks. NVIDIA dares you to top it this CES. Having thrown Tegra 4, the NVIDIA Grid and Project Shield our way tonight at the Palms in Las Vegas, we're more than a little excited about the processing power that promises to propel phones in 2013 and beyond. Alliterations aside (whoops),...
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NVIDIA announces Project Shield

Looks to ship in the second quarter of 2013 Here's why we love CES! NVIDIA has just shown off what they are calling Project Shield -- a dedicated Tegra 4 powered game center and more. It's a 7-inch clamshell device, running atop pure vanilla Android that sends you into a spin of Tegra game...
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NVIDIA announces Tegra 4 processor with 4G LTE

Today at CES 2013, NVIDIA announces the Tegra 4 processor, which features 72 GPU cores, 4 A15 CPU cores, and a 4G LTE processor. What does that mean in practical terms? 27 seconds to load 25 unique web pages (versus 50 seconds on a Nexus 10). NVIDIA claims browsing is even faster at browsing the...
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NVIDIA announces their cloud platform, say hello to NVIDIA Grid

NVIDIA's CES event has just started, but we've already come around to something awesome -- NVIDIA Grid. It's a cloud-based gaming service, where a huge bank of NVIDIA powered servers compute and calculate everything needed to render 3G games in the cloud, then stream them to your location. We saw...
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Live from NVIDIA's CES press event!

OK, boys and girls. We're actually still some 36 hours short of the start of CES, but things get really cooking tonight. We're here at Rain nightclub at The Palms with none other than graphics guru NVIDIA. Frankly, we've got no idea what's coming. An update to the Tegra 3 platform in the form of...
Tegra 4

NVIDIA Tegra 4 details leak

A slide detailing Nvidia's upcoming Tegra 4 SoC has been leaked out, showing the specs everyone wanted and hoped for. A user on the Chinese site Chiphell posted the above slide showing off the features of the new chip, and when combined with the things we already know we have a really good idea of...
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Nvidia Q3 earnings see 30 percent of revenue come from mobile

Nvidia released their Q3 earnings today and while boasting record numbers, the full story is more than just how much cash they made. The recent numbers saw 30 percent of the company's earnings come from mobile, a leap of 27 percent in three years.  In the post earnings conference call, Nvidia CEO ...
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Shadowgun: Deadzone open beta expanded to include Android SDK 3.0+ devices

Roughly two weeks ago, the Shadowgun: Deadzone beta was opened to Tegra 3 devices. Now, MADFINGER games has opened up the beta to include Android devices with SDK 3.0 or higher. Besides the updated device compatibility, they also introduced some new features as well: Research system (you can...
The Bard's Tale

Grab all the medieval debauchery you can handle with The Bard's Tale, on sale now for only $2.99

If you're looking for an epic action RPG to get into and have had your eye on The Bard's Tale, now is as good a time as any to pick it up. The game which, will keep you occupied for around 20-30 hours if you play through it all, is on sale right now in the Google Play Store for only $2.99 -- that'...
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Multiplayer Shadowgun: DeadZone goes into open beta

Madfinger Games has kicked off an open beta for Shadowgun: DeadZone, a multiplayer version of their widely-recognized shooter title. It's only available for Tegra 3-powered devices as you might expect, and as a beta there are bound to be at least a couple of glitches along the way. The beta's free...
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The Bard's Tale brings medieval debauchery to Android

The Bard's Tale has found its way to Android today, and is available in Google Play and soon in the NVIDIA Tegra Zone for  $5.99.  The action RPG provides 20 to 30 hours of gameplay, which drags a nameless rogue to unwillingly defend mankind against nefarious evils. He has a hard time getting...
Win a Nexus 7

NVIDIA and AC are giving away 5 Nexus 7 prize packages

The only thing better than hearing about cool Tegra 3 games like Horn is getting some gear to play them on -- and look good doing it. NVIDIA and AC are giving away five Nexus 7 prize packs to help you out here.  Five lucky winners will each get a 16GB Google Nexus 7, a Lloyd t-shirt from...
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Horn review - golem battles have never looked so good

Horn has launched in Google Play and the Nvidia Tegra Zone today, offering a blend of 3D combat and platforming action in a very nicely-rendered package. The game’s story takes you through the quest of a young blacksmith that wakes up one day to find his world is in ruin and populated by large,...
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NVIDIA announces plans to support Miracast Wireless Display standard

NVIDIA says they will be embracing the upcoming Miracast Wireless Display standard with their mobile Tegra 3 chipset, and are actively working with other vendors and OEMs to bring this technology to market once the Wifi alliance gets all the details worked out. What we're talking about here is an...
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ZTE Grand X hands-on

We're live in London, where ZTE has just announced its new mid to high-end smartphone for Europe, the Grand X. It's a 4.3-inch device with a qHD screen, and a design that will remind Android enthusiasts of the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus phones. What's also familiar from the Nexus series is the...
Nyko Controllers

NVIDIA partners with Nyko to launch game controllers for Android tablets

Peripheral makers Nyko have announced a partnership with NVIDIA and have unveiled a line of game controllers for use with Android tablets. The controllers, the Playpad and the Playpad Pro, are optimized for use with Tegra devices and should work flawlessly with the Tegra 3 chipset. Devices are...
Dead Trigger

Madfinger Games introduces Dead Trigger - A zombie inspired first person shooter

Following up on the success of Shadowgun, the folks from Madfinger Games have now taken the covers off the latest addition to their game catalog aptly named Dead Trigger. The zombie inspired first person shooter will bring console like quality gaming thanks to its optimization for NVIDIA Tegra 3...
Players Choice Awards

There's still a week left to vote in the NVIDIA Player's Choice Awards, and we have a winner to announce from week two!

We're done with eh first two weeks of voting in the first annual NVIDIA Player's Choice Awards, and that means two things -- there's only one week left to vote for your favorite game developers, and we have a contest winner of our own to announce. Let's take care of some business first. You'll...
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NVIDIA: Look for 30 Tegra 3-based devices in 2012

We're nearly halfway through the year, but things are just getting started for NVIDIA, general manager Mike Rayfield told analysts on Thursday afternoon. NVIDIA has 30 devices planned for the year. So far, we've seen just two. Of those 30 devices, some 15 will be planned for sub-$200 pricing. That...
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NVIDIA Icera modem validated for AT&T's LTE network

NVIDIA has announced that their Icera 410 multimode data modem has been tested and approved for use with AT&T's LTE network. This means that NVIDIA has officially entered the race with Qualcomm to provide embedded LTE equipment for Tablets, and interestingly enough clamshell devices (mentioned...

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