There has been buzz surrounding a Tegra Note tablet floating around for the past month, but with no official word from NVIDIA, it was all up in the air. Recently, a device named Tegra Note hit the FCC, so it was basically only a matter of time until NVIDIA made an official announcement. This morning, the company finally broke its silence and unveiled the Tegra Note tablet platform. But before you get excited and start lining up to buy one, you should be made aware that the device – the Tegra Note itself – will not be for sale through NVIDIA. (more…)
The Tegra Note from NVIDIA stopped by the FCC recently, showing off its pretty exterior and listing out its internals for the world to know. Before we jump into specs, we should touch on the device’s name. According to some reports, this tablet will be marketed as the Tegra Tab, but from the FCC filing, we still see the Tegra Note moniker. There are clearly a few prototypes of this device floating around, so until there is an announcement from NVIDIA, we are going with Tegra Note. (more…)
Xiaomi, the same company that recently acquired Hugo Barra from Google’s Android team, announced its latest flagship smartphone today – the Mi3. It is clear that the device is not running stock Android as seen in the picture above, but is in fact Android 4.2+ covered heavily by Xiaomi’s custom skin. (more…)
This year, NVIDIA has been working on a reference tablet to market to its partners, which had been previously leaked before as the Tegra Tab. This time, we are getting some really-detailed pictures and even some specifications to go along with them. According to the report, this device, labeled the Tegra Note, will be shopped around to partners who will then slap on their own branding and then sell it as their own. (more…)
SHIELD owners can start to download the newest update from NVIDIA, update 59, which brings a good list of added features and other enhancements for the gaming console. Gamers can now move games and app data from the device’s internal storage to a microSD card, which should help you store even more fun things to do on your unit. In addition, Miracast got a bump in performance with the intro of Actiontec ScreenBeam Pro software, letting you better stream your titles right to the TV.
Get a full look at the changelog down below. (more…)
The SHIELD (review here) is finally available, with users already receiving helpful updates from NVIDIA. The newest update weighs in at around 400MB, which brings a reduction in audio latency while streaming from your GeForce-powered PC. The changelog shows nothing else, so go grab it if you haven’t already.
Reduction in audio latency for GeForce PC streaming.
Do we have any SHIELD owners here that got the update?
Recently, a device branded the Tegra Tab was pictured and thrown onto the web, but there has been no word from NVIDIA that they are working on such a device. It has been reported for some time that NVIDIA would be looking into contracting out hardware (tablets included) to make sure that their new Tegra processors were hitting the market, but nothing official ever came from that. NVIDIA lost the bid to have their Tegra 4 processor power the new Nexus 7, which instead features a chipset made by Qualcomm. Unfortunately, that has been a sad move by Google, as Qualcomm has been very stingy about releasing factory images for the device. (more…)