A major update is rolling out to owners of the SHIELD aka SHIELD Portable from NVIDIA. In the update, which is available now as OTA 5 Release 82, users can instantly hook up a SHIELD Controller through newly-implemented compatibility, as well as manage Controller settings through the official SHIELD Controller application. (more…)
More information is beginning to leak from NVIDIA, as it appears the company has two upcoming product launches, the SHIELD Tablet and SHIELD Controller. Part of a new “SHIELD Family,” these two devices will fit alongside the original SHIELD gaming system, in a lineup of mobile devices built specifically for the hardcore gamers out there.
Slides have leaked with pretty much any information you could ask for regarding the new SHIELD Tablet and Controller. For starters, let’s go over what it looks like we should expect from the SHIELD Tablet. (more…)
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…)
A new game hit Google Play this afternoon, titled Mount & Blade. If you are into epic desktop RPG titles, then you might have heard of this game, as it is actually quite popular among those who wish they lived in medieval times. This is a full desktop port, and is currently exclusive to just Tegra 4-powered devices, such as the NVIDIA SHIELD. (more…)
Mediocre, the creators of Sprinkle and Granny Smith, launched a new game to Google Play this morning, Smash Hit. In Smash Hit, you continue down a pathway, with objects coming towards you, with the main objective being that you must throw balls at the objects. When you hit an object, you get points. Hit enough objects and you get special powers. (more…)
NVIDIA announced the Tegra Note, produced by EVGA, back in September. The device features a Tegra 4 processor, as well as a 7″ 1280 x 800 display; lower than what the new Nexus 7 sports for resolution at 1920 x 1200, but the Nexus 7 is also priced a bit higher and the Tegra Note has a couple of other added bonuses. NVIDIA finally announced official pricing and availability for the tablet this morning, which will begin November 19 for just $199.99. (more…)
In a recent interview with Engadget, NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was asked if the public could expect a new rendition of SHIELD sometime in 2014. Jen-Hsun replied that we should all expect a new SHIELD anytime a new Tegra chip is released, which should actually be fairly soon. NVIDIA already announced that the next Tegra chip, codenamed Project Logan, will be the first Tegra chip based on the same “architectural sophistication” that you see in a PC platform today. (more…)