Xiaomi Announces Mi Pad, Android-powered Tablet with NVIDIA Tegra K1 Processor

Late last night, Xiaomi announced a new Android-powered tablet, the Mi Pad, featuring specs that will make you turn your head. Xiaomi’s iPad Mini look-alike, is headlined by NVIDIA’s newest Tegra K1 processor, as well as a design which is sure to stir up Apple’s legal team.

As if the quad-core Tegra K1 wasn’t enough to keep our interest, the Mi Pad comes packed with 2GB of RAM, 16GB (up to 64GB) of on-board storage , a microSD card slot, 7.9″ IPS display (2048 x 1536), 8MP rear-facing shooter, and a 5MP front-facing camera.  (more…)

NVIDIA Mocha Tablet Appears in Benchmark – 7.9″ QXGA Display, Tegra K1 Processor, and 7MP Camera

Details of a possibly upcoming tablet device codenamed Mocha from NVIDIA have hit the web, yet it is still unknown whether this device is merely for internal testing or public release. What we do know is that information spotted on GFXBench, points to a tablet device with a display size of 7.9″, rocking a QXGA resolution of 2048 x 1536.  (more…)

Blackphone to Feature NVIDIA Tegra 4i Processor, Coupled With i500 LTE Modem

More details on the Blackphone were released this morning, as it has been announced that the privacy-optimized smartphone will be powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 4i processor and i500 LTE modem. To this point, there was no exact word on which SoC would be used on the device, and it is almost a shocker to hear that it will be an NVIDIA chip; not that it’s a bad thing.  (more…)

Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster Launches for NVIDIA SHIELD, Priced at $14.99

The streak continues, as yet another title has launched onto Google Play as an NVIDIA SHIELD exclusive. The game is called Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster, and while it is stated that the game will come to additional Tegra 4-powered devices in the future, this is still a pretty small percentage of Android gamers.

In Wonder Momo, which is apparently a comic strip that has been around for years and years, you play as Momoko, a well endowed schoolgirl/bikini model/superhero who battles the evil forces of Waru. Alright, you got me, this sounds pretty hot.  (more…)

Valve Ports Popular PC Game Portal to NVIDIA SHIELD, Looks to be an Exclusive

PC gamers out there have likely encountered Portal at some point, given its popularity and intriguing storyline. The game’s following has been bottle-capped, however, by the fact that it’s not available as a mobile title. Today, NVIDIA has announced that that is going to change, as they have teamed up with Valve to bring the unique game over to Android, seemingly exclusively on their SHIELD mobile console. (more…)

NVIDIA Announces Major Update for SHIELD – Includes Android 4.4.2, Revamped TegraZone, and Remote GameStream

Big news out of the NVIDIA camp today, as the company announced a major update for the SHIELD portable gaming console. To freshen your memory, when SHIELD was first launched, NVIDIA was quite open about keeping the device updated with the newest versions of Android.

Well, not only does this new update for SHIELD bring Android 4.4.2 Kit Kat, but NVIDIA isn’t stopping there.  (more…)