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Closer look at NVIDIA Shield TV with Google Assistant and SmartThings Link

The NVIDIA Shield TV may be a few years old at this point, but it’s still one of the most powerful Android TV boxes on the market… and it keeps getting more versatile. Today NVIDIA rolled out software version 6.0, which brings support for Google Assistant and the option to plug in a SmartThings Link […]

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NVIDIA Shield TV software update brings 2017 features to 2015 model

NVIDIA started selling a new version of its Shield TV box earlier this month. But while the new model is 40 percent smaller than the version that launched in 2015 it has the same basic hardware. The key differences are a game controller with a microphone that’s always listening for voice commands and newer software. Actually, […]

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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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NVIDIA Shield TV update brings Plex media server, Netflix HDR

NVIDIA has released a software update for the Shield TV box, bringing support for streaming HDR (high dynamic range) videos from Netflix, support for 4K video streaming from Vudu and support for 4K, 60fps streaming from YouTube. The update was first announced in May, but now that the Shield Experience Upgrade 3.2 is available, it […]

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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 Pro game console with 500GB may be real after all

The NVIDIA Shield game console is set to hit the streets this month. It’s an Android TV box that you can use to watch online videos from YouTube, Netflix, or other sites, play Android games, or stream PC games using NVIDIA’s GameStream and GRID services. NVIDIA is offering a $199 model with a Tegra X1 […]

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NVIDIA Shield gaming tablet with 4G LTE hits the FCC, coming soon for $399

The NVIDIA Shield Tablet is an 8 inch Android tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor and an emphasis on gaming. NVIDIA launched a WiFi-only model with 16GB of storage in July for $299. Now a model with 32GB of storage and 4G LTE support is on the way. It’ll cost $399 when it goes […]

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Report: NVIDIA Shield tablet with GameStream support on the way

NVIDIA is reportedly looking to expand its line of Shield handheld gaming systems with a new Shield Tablet. It’ll likely be powered by an NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor and feature support for streaming PC games over the internet using NVIDIA’s GameStream technology. That means in addition to letting you play Android games, the handheld device […]

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NVIDIA opens pre-orders for SHIELD $349 handheld game console

NVIDIA’s SHIELD is a handheld game console with a Tegra 4 quad-core processor, a 5 inch display, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. The company introduced Project Shield at CES earlier this year, and now NVIDIA has announced a price and has started taking pre-orders. Folks who registered for the newsletter at shield.nvidia.com can […]