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 »
Hey NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet owners, how does a Lollipop treat sound? Good, because NVIDIA is now pushing Android 5.1 to the SHIELD Tablet. The new flavor of Lollipop is part of NVIDIA’s SHIELD Tablet Software Upgrade 3.0 which includes tweaks for the tablet’s display, controller, camera, audio, ... 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 »
NVIDIA’s mobile chip business has never been very popular, but at one point many tablets were powered by the Tegra processor. The company continued improving the Tegra processor, and in an attempt to compete in a market where Qualcomm dominated because of their monopoly on 4G LTE models, NVIDIA purchased and started developing Icera mobile ... 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 »
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 »
NVIDIA’s event is live now at GDC 2015, and they have just taken the wraps off the newest member of the SHIELD family: a set-top box.
As with the other SHIELD devices, the SHIELD set-top box is running Android (Android TV in this case) and will feature access to all the Google ... Read More »
CES 2015 may not be officially underway quite yet, but NVIDIA doesn’t care, because it’s kicking things off early with a shiny new superchip.
The Tegra X1 is NVIDIA’s newer mobile chip, sporting a 64-bit CPU with eight cores as well as a 256-core Maxwell GPU. NVIDIA says that the X1 offers more than a ... Read More »
The month of November was a busy one for the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet and Android 5.0, as both the Wi-Fi only option get the official update not too long ago, so did the LTE-equipped model.
Now, for SHIELD tablet owners out there, NVIDIA has begun rolling out yet another update for the device, officially upgrading ... Read More »