NVIDIA Shield Portable pictured in FCC documents may never be released

NVIDIA launched an updated version of the NVIDIA Shield Android TV box this month. But what about the company’s other Shield products? The original Shield is an Android-powered handheld game system that was released in 2013, and the Shield Tablet launched a year later. Despite a series of leaks suggesting that new models were on […]

Closer look at the 2nd-gen NVIDIA Shield TV

NVIDIA’s second-gen Shield TV has the same processor, memory, and storage as the original. But it comes in a body that’s 40 percent smaller and comes in a $199 bundle that includes the Shield, a remote control, and a game controller. The first generation model shipped without the remote, which needed to be purchased separately. […]

NVIDIA’s next-gen Shield Android TV box leaked ahead of CES debut

NVIDIA may be getting ready to launch a new version of its Android TV-based Shield console for gaming and media streaming. The original Shield hit the streets close to two years ago, and we’ve been seeing hints suggesting a new model is on the way for months. Now Android Police has published a set of […]

Next-gen NVIDIA Shield TV hits the FCC

NVIDIA seems to be preparing to launch a 2nd-gen NVIDIA Shield TV game console. An NVIDIA device described as the “Shield Android TV Game Console” showed up at the FCC website today. It has a model number of P2897, supports 802.11ac WiFi and has MIMO antennas. At this point, that’s about all we know for certain […]

A new NVIDIA Shield controller and remote control hit the FCC, new console incoming?

It’s been over a year since the NVIDIA Shield game console/media streamer went on sale. While it’s not clear if NVIDIA plans to launch a new version of the game console this year, it looks like the company might at least have some new hardware on the way. A new version of the NVIDIA Shield game […]

NVIDIA Shield tablet might not be getting an update after all

Remember that next-gen NVIDIA Shield tablet that passed through the FCC in May? Yeah, apparently it’s not happening. NVIDIA has updated its application with a dismissal request letter. The reason for the dismissal? “For business reasons, the product has been cancelled.” It’s not entirely surprising that NVIDIA would decide not to launch a new Shield […]

M9S Z8 TV box is an NVIDA Shield clone (in looks only)

The NVIDIA Shield game console/media streamer may have launched over a year ago, but it’s still one of the most powerful Android TV boxes on the market. It’s also one of the most expensive, with prices starting at $200 for the Shield console and a game controller. Now a Chinese company has produced a cheap […]

NVIDIA Shield TV gains Netflix HDR, Vudu 4K support

The NVIDIA Shield TV may have been the first Android TV set-top-box to support 4K video, but when the Xiaomi Mi TV launches later this year, it’ll give NVIDIA’s TV box some competition. But NVIDIA isn’t sitting still. While the company isn’t ready to launch any new hardware just yet, NVIDIA has announced a new […]

Next-gen NVIDIA Shield tablet leaked by the FCC?

NVIDIA launched an 8 inch Android tablet designed for gaming in 2014. Then the company re-launched the tablet with a new name, but similar specs (and a lower price tag) in late 2015. Now it looks like a new NVIDIA Shield tablet is on the way. Maybe this time NVIDIA will put a new chip […]

Lilbits 314: A good day for NVIDIA Shield, bad one for Linux Mint

About a month after announcing plans to bring Android 6.0 Marshmallow and other improvements to its Shield TV game console, NVIDIA is now rolling out the update which brings support for treating SD cards as internal storage, Vulkan graphics, and much more. So it’s a good day for NVIDIA Shield users. But it’s a bad […]