The NVIDIA SHIELD may not be all that popular (sadly), but NVIDIA continues working on the device. The latest news to come from NVIDIA is the update coming soon to the portable gaming device. It will be receiving an update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. While the version of Android won’t really be changing much, NVIDIA ... Read More »
The unveiling of the NVIDIA Tegra K1 at CES was accompanied by an impressive spec sheet and a number of charts showing how much power the new SoC has under its hood, but you should never blindly trust a chip maker. The good news is that Tom’s Hardware managed to run a ... Read More »
The new 192 core Tegra K1 processor is bringing desktop computing power to mobile devices. And, in doing so, solves a serious problem game developers are facing. Modern games are cinematic, but mobile devices currently don’t have enough power to reproduce what the developers envision. Developers have the option of reducing production value or delivering ... Read More »
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Android has already appeared on a pretty wide variety of hardware, including phones, tablets, game consoles and headgear. Now it looks like the little Bugdroid will soon try to conquer another major piece of gear: the car.
Nvidia is kicking off CES with a bang. The visual computing giant has just unveiled a new chip that aims to bridge the gap between, phones, tablets, PCs, cars, super computers and more.
Coming in multiple configurations, including one 64-bit with dual-Denver CPUs, the Tegra K1 is billed as a 192-core chip based on Kepler ... Read More »
CES is just kicking off and one of the first big events is NVIDIA’s press event tonight. We’re not really sure what we’ll be seeing but with NVIDIA, there’s always the chance that it could be some new chipset or even something bigger. Some rumors have been floating around about the NVIDIA Shield 2 and ... Read More »
The display of a phone may be the most noticeable piece of hardware. We stare at it for hours on end each day. But, those beautiful pixels mean absolutely nothing if the wrong processor is used to power the phone. Fortunately the major players only use the best chips on the market for their flagship ... Read More »
NVIDIA delivers a major SHIELD update; virtual button mapping, ‘console’ mode, GameStream, Android 4.3
The NVIDIA SHIELD got off to a rocky start with a price drop prior to a launch delayed by a hardware issue. However when SHIELD finally did make it into reviewers and consumers hands, the response was largely positive. The final hardware is exceptionally well thought-out and constructed. SHIELD shipped ... Read More »
When the Nexus 7 2013 was launched, Google decided to go with a Qualcomm processor instead of sticking with NVIDIA’s Tegra platform. Whether it was a mistake or not is a discussion for another day, but NVIDIA had to do something to promote its Tegra 4 processor for various devices. Part of that effort manifested ... Read More »
Nvidia’s Tegra 3 turned out to be quite the popular SoC, thanks in large part to the popularity of the original Nexus 7. The Tegra 4, however, has seen a much different fate. Due to poor Windows sales and a lost bid in the 2013 Nexus 7, the Tegra 4 has experienced weak sales with ... Read More »