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The 'Spring into TEGRA' Contest: Win a Tegra-powered HTC One X+!

It's contest time again! With the seasons changing -- soon, we hope, as it's been a cold winter -- and spring fast approaching, we're teaming up with NVIDIA to award two Tegra-powered HTC One X+ devices (International edition) to a couple of lucky Android Central members.* To enter, simply follow...
Tegra 4

ZTE and NVIDIA partner to release the first Tegra 4 Android phones

It's no secret that NVIDIA's Tegra 4 processor is missing from the new device announcements of late, but today ZTE is about to change all that with the announcement of their new line of "super phones" running the beefy new chip.  Available in China during the first half of 2013, these new devices...
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NVIDIA announces Tegra 4i with integrated LTE modem

Smaller than Tegra 4 but still boasting some serious processing power NVIDIA this morning took the wraps off the Tegra 4i, the next iteration in its recently announced Tegra 4 family. In a nutshell, Tegra 4i is smaller package than its Tegra 4 cousin. It's got 60 GPU cores instead of 72, but...
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NVIDIA announces Phoenix reference phone for Tegra 4i platform

Following on from today's Tegra 4i announcement, NVIDIA has unveiled the reference smartphone for its new platform, dubbed "Phoenix." Described as a blueprint which manufacturers can use in designing their own Tegra 4i-based handsets, NVIDIA's Phoenix incorporates the quad-core Cortex A9-based CPU...
Real Boxing

Real Boxing on Project Shield looks like a knock-out

NVIDIA has posted another Project Shield teaser, this time showing off the controls of the clamshell playing Real Boxing -- an unreleased title for the Tegra platform.  Real Boxing looks like a smash hit in the making. A full career mode, mini-games to build your character, and action inside the...
Project Shield

The badassery of Borderlands 2 and Steam on Project Shield

We've all seen the CES demos, and salivated while watching Phil put his hands all over one of the prototype Project Shield devices in his hands-on, but there is no way that's enough. We want to see as much as we can about this bad boy, and NVIDIA knows it. Starting today, they will be showing a...
Projet Shield

NVIDIA explains how Project Shield was built

NVIDIA has posted a great blog post explaining just what it took to get Project Shield ready for CES. We all pretty much fell in love with the idea from the minute we first saw it (see Phil's time with the device), a gamer's device that does more than play games, but we tend to forget that the 20...
CPU

This week's sidebar poll: Which chip maker impressed you most at CES 2013?

CES is over, we've all had a weekend to wind down and digest it all, and for mobile hardware junkies there is a lot to talk about. We saw what the big three mobile CPU builders will have to offer in 2013, and it's impressive on every front. We started with NVIDIA, who took everything good about...
Android Central

NVIDIA News Roundup from CES

If the Tegra 4 processor, Project Shield and NVIDIA Grid caught your eye during CES, I wouldn't blame you. Having sat in the front row for the press conference prior to CES, I can attest to the fact that great things are coming from the company in the first half of 2013. With that in mind, I've...
Android Central

Upcoming Dead Trigger 2 demoed on NVIDIA Project Shield

We've all been drooling over the NVIDIA Project Shield device, and though its biggest feature will be streaming in games from your PC, there are some very excellent Android games that will take advantage of the fancy new Tegra 4 chip and run well on the Shield, including a mobile version of the...
Android Central

Relive the NVIDIA CES press conference in its entirety

  Of course, we know you all joined us live from the NVIDIA press conference on Sunday, and what a show it turned out to be. Plenty of exciting stuff to nerd out on came our way -- Tegra 4, NVIDIA Grid, that sweet demo of the amazing looking Dead Trigger 2, and of course, Project Shield.  And...
NVIDIA Grid

First look: NVIDIA Grid gaming server on an HTC One X

One of the more esoteric toys NVIDIA brought to CES this year is its new NVIDIA Grid server rack. For a good many of use, there might as well be little green hamsters running on little green wheels inside these rather cool-looking racks. (Don't ever let anyone tell you NVIDIA doesn't put a little...
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Hands on with NVIDIA's 'Project Shield'

We get our first look at NVIDIA's Tegra 4 processor, and the future of Android gaming  It's hard not to get excited about NVIDIA's "Project Shield," the Android-based hand-held gaming system it unveiled this week at CES in Los Vegas. For one, it's really the biggest piece of news thus far. And...
Tegra 4 demo

Tegra 4 versus the Samsung Nexus 10

We didn't get to see NVIDIA's new Tegra 4 system running on any new tablet hardware tonight at CES, but we did see it in a highly controlled demonstration by president and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. In the demo, NVIDIA put Tegra 4 up against the Samsung Nexus 10, currently the most powerful Android...
Android Central

NVIDIA Project Shield official unveiling video

Want to get a little closer to NVIDIA's Project Shield? The company's just uploaded the official unveiling video shown at today's pre-CES event in Las Vegas. The innards of this Android-powered hand-held games console are laid bare, as a virtual Project Shield device is constructed from the ground...
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NVIDIA Project Shield photo gallery

CES hasn't even officially begun yet, and already we've had what might be the biggest Android announcement of the show -- NVIDIA's Project Shield. A hand-held Android-powered games console running NVIDIA's new Tegra 4 chip, Shield promises the ability to run Android games from Google Play and...
NVIDIA Project Shield

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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