Owners of the SHIELD Tablet from NVIDIA are receiving early Christmas presents this year, in the form of a firmware update to Android 5.0.1. Android 5.0.1 is primarily bug fixes for Android 5.0, but NVIDIA also threw in a few tweaks for users.
Included in the update are system performance improvements, with tweaks made to the general UI as well as app responsiveness. In addition, NVIDIA brought back its SHIELD Power Control Menu, which allows users to tweak CPU settings for performance. (more…)
To keep up that with special holiday feeling in the air, we have yet another giveaway for you, this time from DL and the good folks at NVIDIA. We have partnered with NVIDIA to give away two very special SHIELD Tablet bundles, sure to keep you busy throughout 2015.
Inside each bundle is a SHIELD Tablet 32GB+LTE, SHIELD Controller, Tablet cover, and $10 Google Play gift card. With that gift card, you can buy a few game titles to play on the SHIELD Tablet, or get yourself a movie to watch on the 8″ 1080p display.
While you won’t be able to have the bundle under your tree for Christmas morning, the bundle will be shipped out once we have our winners, meaning it will be more of a New Years present. Either way, enjoy it.
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An update is rolling out from NVIDIA for the SHIELD Hub app, the source of the SHIELD Tablet’s power. SHIELD Hub is the owner’s connection to NVIDIA’s servers, allowing gamers to play full PC titles over GRID, manage their game library, and browse the latest Tegra news. (more…)
NVIDIA looks to be setting up for a few Black Friday deals of their own, two gaming packages to be specific, which could save you quite a bit of cash up front if you take mobile gaming very seriously.
For a limited time, beginning November 28 at 12:01am and ending the same day at 11:59pm, customers can pick up a SHIELD Tablet “Green Box” bundle (includes SHIELD Controller) for just $399, or a SHIELD Portable with carrying case and replacement Armor for just $199. (more…)
Just as NVIDIA claimed it would, an update to Android 5.0, aka Lollipop, is hitting SHIELD Tablet devices across North America this morning. Not only is the SHIELD Tablet the first non-Nexus tablet to receive the Lollipop update, but NVIDIA has packed it full of fun features to keep users busy. (more…)
NVIDIA announced this morning that the Lollipop update for the SHIELD Tablet, teased earlier this month, will be pushed out to all owners on November 18. Not only are owners gaining access to Android 5.0 faster than most other Android tablet owners, but NVIDIA is also packing in a few more goodies to get you all excited. (more…)
An update is rolling out to SHIELD Portable owners straight from NVIDIA, one which brings crucial battery bug fixes, and the updated SHIELD Hub application for finding new games.
It appears a bug was causing battery drain while the lid was closed, and another bug was preventing videos from playing inside of Facebook, Chrome, and YouTube. Thanks to this update, all of these annoyances should be solved.
Take a peak at the full changelog below. (more…)
NVIDIA published a teaser video today to its YouTube channel, giving a sneak peek at the Android 5.0 update for the SHIELD Tablet, which is due out sometime this month. With NVIDIA giving a time frame of sometime in November, they are on track to be one of the first OEMs to deliver the Lollipop update to consumers besides HTC with the Nexus 9 and Motorola with the Nexus 6; both of which ship with the latest version of Android already installed. (more…)