CES has always had many goodies announced for fans of technology in general, but given that I am mostly interested in the Android-focused announcements, the show hasn’t been all that stellar for the past few years. While we do see a few phones announced here and there, as well as plenty of virtual reality stuff, CES isn’t quite what it once was the years we first started attending.
In 2017, we saw a lot of the same, with US availability announcements for phones like the Mate 9 from Huawei, two new Chromebooks from Samsung and Google, plus a gang of other announcements that includes new Android Wear devices from an assortment of brands.
With the following post, I intend on sharing my favorite announcement from this year’s CES and going over the product in full detail. (more…)
At tonight’s opening CES keynote, NVIDIA was the first to announce that Google Assistant would be coming soon to Android TV. Now, Google has followed up that announcement with a blog post of its own that features more details, like the fact that Assistant will come to other platforms, including Android Wear and car infotainment systems. (more…)
During this evening’s CES opening keynote, NVIDIA tossed out a handful of major announcements surrounding Android TV, Google Assistant, and their SHIELD platform. Not only did NVIDIA tell us about their high-powered and feature-packed new SHIELD TV unit, they also introduced the NVIDIA Spot, a Google Assistant extender that brings you voice control over your home from room to room.
If that doesn’t make much sense, let me try to explain. (more…)
During NVIDIA’s CES keynote event, the company announced an upgraded SHIELD Android TV console. Offering access to 4K HDR content from both Amazon and Netflix, as well as Google Assistant (a first for Android TV), the new SHIELD Android TV console also comes with an upgraded SHIELD Controller, the same that was detailed in a leak from early December. (more…)
NVIDIA is kicking off the CES keynotes this year, scheduled to start at 6:30PM Pacific, likely to contain lots of goodies for fans of gaming, automotive AI, learning computers, and all that sweetness. (more…)
A new game called GoNNER for SHIELD Android TV owners is available on Google Play, priced currently at $6.69. GoNNER is not necessarily a new game, as it’s been available on Steam for a bit, but this is the first official launch for Android, opening it up to an entirely new set of players. (more…)
NVIDIA kicked off a massive (seriously, the list is ridiculous) sale this morning for SHIELD-compatible game titles on Google Play. Inside, mobile gamers can grab the different Zen Studios “Pinball” titles for $1 a pop, GoNNER for $6.49 (special launch price), Gunslugs for $1, and a whole lot more. (more…)
According to a source of Slash Gear, NVIDIA will unveil a sequel to 2015’s SHIELD Android TV set-top box. Said to go by the exact same name, the device will be quite similar to NVIDIA’s proven Android TV device, but will feature a few updated internals. (more…)