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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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NVIDIA GeForce NOW: Stream games over the internet for $8 per month (Shield only)

NVIDIA is officially launching its game streaming service that lets you play PC games on an NVIDIA Shield Android device without downloading them first. GeForce NOW is a subscription-based service available in North America, the European Union and Japan for $7.99 per month, although the first three months are free. GeForce NOW launches October 1st with […]

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NVIDIA Shield Portable adds Chromecast support (drops Miracast)

NVIDIA has rolled out an update for its Shield Portable game console, bringing Android 5.1 to the handheld game console and adding support for Google Chromecast. This lets you stream content from the Shield Portable to a TV with a Chromecast, Android TV device, or any other hardware that supports the Google Cast protocol. But the […]

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NVIDIA Shield Android TV game console is now available for $199 and up

NVIDIA’s new game console with a Tegra X1 processor and support for 4K content is now available for $199 and up. The NVIDIA Shield Console runs Google’s Android TV software which lets you stream internet video, play Android games, and run other apps on your TV. But it also supports NVIDA’s GameStream and GRID technology […]