Prime World: Defenders Hits Google Play, a Tegra-enhanced Tower Defense Game

A new Tegra-enhanced, Unity-based game has hit Google Play this morning for Android devices, Prime World: Defenders. From independent game developer Nival, Defenders is a mix between a Tower Defense title, and Collectible Card Game.

To win levels, players must rank up their respected heroes, collect/upgrade cards to improve towers, destroy enemy totems, and maintain control over key areas of a map.  (more…)

NVIDIA No Longer Focusing on Smartphones, Unless It’s the Porsche of Phones

In an interview with CNET, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has for-the-most-part admitted that his company is moving on from the smartphone market to instead focus its efforts elsewhere. After their Tegra 4i failed to catch on in the main-stream market, Huang has realized that they would rather spend time adding value to certain areas of the mobile tech world, like in cars or gaming-specific devices, set-top boxes, and even in TVs. That doesn’t mean that we won’t see a Tegra superphone or tablet at some point, but NVIDIA is going to make one unless someone wants to make the “Porsche of tablets or phones.”  (more…)

Contest: Win an NVIDIA SHIELD and $15 Google Play Gift Card From DL and NVIDIA (Update: Winner Picked)

We have teamed up with the good folks at NVIDIA, offering you a chance to win a brand new SHIELD portable gaming console, paired with a $15 Google Play gift card for good measure. You can use the gift card to pick up a number of Tegra-powered games on Google Play, or anything else that your heart desires.

SHIELD is still one of the cooler niche Android products, featuring a built-in 5″ HD display, Tegra 4 processor with a 72-core NVIDIA GeForce GPU, console-grade controls, high-fidelity speakers, access to the GRID Cloud Gaming beta, and now comes running Android 4.4 with lots of proprietary tweaks from NVIDIA to give you an awesome gaming experience, no matter where you are located.

To make things easy and fair for everyone, we will use our trusted Rafflecopter widget. Follow the instructions on the widget below, and good luck!  (more…)

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…)