Project SHIELD

NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Review

NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Review

If Nexus Player was Android TV's trailer, NVIDIA SHIELD is the platform's first big blockbuster. This piece of hardware exemplifies all of the high points of NVIDIA's hardware history, taking the Android TV operating system to a place that not only shows off everything Google's done, but adds on features that make this environment even better. In NVIDIA SHIELD you'll find your new best bet for a top-notch living room TV controller, gaming system, and media center all in one.

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Next SHIELD Portable seen in certs, might have Tegra X1

Next SHIELD Portable seen in certs, might have Tegra X1

NVIDIA by now has three devices bearing the "SHIELD" brand: a handheld, a gaming tablet (plus optional wireless controller), and a TV box/slab. The latest, which now bears the name of "NVIDIA SHIELD", boasts not only of Android TV support but also of the chip makers most powerful mobile system-on-chip to date: the Tegra X1. In comparison, perhaps even compared with the SHIELD Tablet, the original SHIELD, now called SHIELD Portable, feels rather old and almost neglected. Hope, however, might spring eternal, with sightings of a new Portable in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certifications.

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NVIDIA’s new gaming device may bridge PC, mobile gaming

NVIDIA’s new gaming device may bridge PC, mobile gaming

After making a strong showing with their SHIELD gaming platform and Tegra K1 chipset, NVIDIA may be at it again. A new report form the BBC says the company is poised to release a new Android gaming console — with a twist. After their popular move to bring Portal — a popular PC and console game — to the SHIELD, it seems they’re taking the PC angle a step further this time around.

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NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet might soon be upon us

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet might soon be upon us

The stars might be aligning and a new NVIDIA SHIELD device might soon be revealed, but this could be a rather strange beast. Based on a recent certification entry from the Global Certification Forume (GCF) and a recent sighting on NVIDIA's own website, the chipmaker's next SHIELD gaming machine won't be a handheld like before but will be a mid-sized Android tablet instead.

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NVIDIA device hits FCC, likely the SHIELD 2

NVIDIA device hits FCC, likely the SHIELD 2

NVIDIA’s SHIELD gaming console may be getting an upgrade. A FCC filing suggests SHIELD 2 is in the works, as a controller of some sort has made its way to their facility. Looking a lot like the SHIELD many of us have now, this device might just be the next iteration we’ve been waiting for.

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Half-Life 2 released for NVIDIA SHIELD aside Portal

Half-Life 2 released for NVIDIA SHIELD aside Portal

It was expected that Portal would be released for NVIDIA SHIELD today on Android through the Google Play app store. It was not expected that NVIDIA and Valve would also release Half-Life 2. While NVIDIA did tease the possibility of Half-Life 2 for SHIELD last week, a grand effort appears to have been made to keep the game’s release to the mobile platform a secret.

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