NVIDIA SHIELD launched back in May and continues to blow the doors off all competing streaming boxes thanks to the Tegra X1 processor. NVIDIA is still pushing to advance its Android TV offering and keep ahead of the pack, though.
SHIELD just keeps getting better
We already brought you the details of the ... Read More »
If you have owned or followed any of the devices in the NVIDIA SHIELD family then you are probably familiar with the NVIDIA GRID service: “Netflix for games” has been the NVIDIA pitch since the beginning. Originally launched in San Jose back in December of 2013, the service went nationwide in the U.S. ... Read More »
Back in March, NVIDIA officially unveiled the SHIELD set-top box running Android TV. Now, several months later and after launches at other retailers, Google is finally lining its digital storefront with the box.
NVIDIA officially announced today that both versions of the SHIELD set-top box are now available in the Google Store. The base model will run ... Read More »
While the SHIELD Portable is now twice removed as the latest SHIELD device on the block, NVIDIA certainly hasn’t forgotten about those that got on board the SHIELD bandwagon early.
Today an optional update for the SHIELD Portable is going out that updates the device to Android 5.1 Lollipop. Beyond the OS update ... Read More »
Late last year we saw Half-Life 2: Episode One hit as an exclusive for the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet after Half-Life 2 and Portal arrived as exclusives on the SHIELD Portable. Suffice to say that Valve and NVIDIA’s SHIELD line are simpatico, and so it comes as no surprise that today we have Half-Life 2: ... Read More »
NVIDIA’s Android TV effort, the SHIELD is finally available starting today, NVIDIA made it in under the wire on their May launch projection.
The base model SHIELD comes with 16GB of storage, a SHIELD controller and HDMI cable for $199. You can buy it right now either directly through NVIDIA or Read More »
NVIDIA’s GRID service is one of the most impressive features of the SHIELD line, and yet it seems to not get significant coverage, perhaps due to gamers having been burned by such services in the past.
NVIDIA has positioned GRID as “Netflix for games,” and that’s an apt comparison, although like Netflix streaming, there are some ... Read More »
We are getting close to the official release of the NVIDIA SHIELD console, but if you need to do your gaming on the go, the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet is still going to be the best option.
While the gaming capabilities are a huge selling point for the SHIELD Tablet, even ignoring those features, ... Read More »
Update: According to a statement from NVIDIA the 500GB version of SHIELD listed on their site earlier today was put there by accident. It does however exist and is intended as a developer model. Whether that means it will never be offered to consumers remains to be seen.
We still don’t have a definite ... Read More »
While the NVIDIA SHIELD garnering the most excitement right now is the console due out next month, NVIDIA is continuing to kill it with support of the SHIELD Tablet and Portable.
SHIELD Tablet is second only to Nexus tablets as far as update speed, and it will continue that track record ... Read More »