After NVIDIA announced the SHIELD set-top box / game console this week, I saw a random Internet commenter state that it was nothing more than “OUYA 2.0.” While the thought is mildly humorous, SHIELD is much more than what OUYA ever was, hoped to be, and ever will be.
With the birth of Android TV last year, NVIDIA is placing a bet on the living room, and if the upward tick in smart TV purchases is any preliminary indicator, the company could have a very successful product on their hands. (more…)
At tonight’s “Made to Game” event in San Francisco, NVIDIA unveiled its newest product, a set-top box for the living room called the NVIDIA SHIELD.
The box features a high-performance WiFi system, USB connectors, gigabit ethernet port, and more. The NVIDIA SHIELD runs Android TV, and in fact, is the world’s first 4K Android TV box. The box comes with a remote, which doubles as the mic you use to control Android TV. (more…)
NVIDIA sent out invites to a “Made to Game” event a few weeks ago, where the company stated they would unveil something “more than five years in the making.” Tonight, we get to see what that thing is. (more…)
NVIDIA pushed a major update out to SHIELD Tablet owners recently, but the company is circling back again with a hot fix update listed as version 2.2.1. In the update, NVIDIA includes a display color-space correction, as well as improvements for the Netflix experience. (more…)
With a new update rolling out, now may be a good time to purchase a SHIELD Tablet. If you agree, NVIDIA has partnered up with a gang of retailers, all of which are throwing in an added bonus if you purchase the device from their stores. (more…)
NVIDIA began pushing a new update to SHIELD Tablet owners last night and this morning, known as ‘Upgrade 2.2,’ bringing with it many improvements since the last major update which was for Lollipop. (more…)
When you think of mobile gaming, many people among us might think Angry Birds or some other kiddy crap like that. Thanks to NVIDIA and the release of GRID, mobile gaming has been taken to a whole new level, and today, the company announced its push to make 40 gaming titles available through the cloud-based gaming service. (more…)
The future of gaming will arrive at a March 3 event, courtesy of NVIDIA. At least that’s what a press invite they sent to us is claiming.
It’s anyone’s guess as to what they will show, but they did note in the invite that this product has been “more than 5 years in the making.” Are we talking a new mobile processor like the Tegra X1 that was demoed during their CES event? Could this be a new SHIELD product? Maybe something related to GRID, their cloud gaming service? Maybe something far outside of those three areas? You tell us.
We will be there to find out. (more…)