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NVIDIA SHIELD update boosts remote PC play to up to 1080p res

NVIDIA SHIELD update boosts remote PC play to up to 1080p res

NVIDIA has released a new update for SHIELD that boosts the quality of GAMESTREAM play when the Android console is paired with a gaming PC, enabling new control methods, and making better use of the device's own display. The OTA update, which is headed out to SHIELD owners today, means that PC gaming over WiFi with the console can now run at up to 720/60p resolution; settle for a wired ethernet connection - for which you'll need a microUSB-to-Ethernet adapter) and you can have up to 1080/60p video.

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NVIDIA SHIELD Black Friday deal trims Android gaming gadget by $50

NVIDIA SHIELD Black Friday deal trims Android gaming gadget by $50

NVIDIA is redoubling its efforts to push its SHIELD portable Android console, kicking off a Black Friday weekend deal that trims another $50 off the cost of the handheld. The Tegra 4 powered clamshell - which allows for standalone play, as well as streaming gameplay from a PC with GeForce graphics - will be eligible for the cut if ordered before midnight Eastern on Monday, December 2nd, with some retailers also throwing in free accessories.

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OUYA white edition released with a space boost

OUYA white edition released with a space boost

The original black OUYA game console has been out on the market since earlier this year, and here in the Autumn of 2013, the team has released a white edition with double the internal storage space. This machine works with the same hardware besides - Android inside, a wireless controller for games, and a box to connect to your TV containing an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. This version of the device comes in all white with ever-so-slightly adjusted colors for the buttons and home key.

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EVGA Tegra Note 7 Review

EVGA Tegra Note 7 Review

The stylus was dead, and now it's back. What once was the hallmark of cheap touchscreens and finger-unfriendly software has, thanks in no small part to Samsung's efforts with its Galaxy Note range, had a second-wind; even the popularity of aftermarket capacitive pens for the iPad suggests not every iOS user agrees with Steve Jobs that "if you see a stylus, they blew it." Now NVIDIA is wading into the fray, targeting not only pen control but a low price too, with the Tegra Note 7. Set to be sold under different brands in different countries - such as the EVGA model on the SlashGear test bench - the Tegra Note 7 claims similar functionality to Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 but at just $199. Over-ambitious? Read on for our full review.

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NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 stylus detail demo joins first full teaser

NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 stylus detail demo joins first full teaser

The NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 line of Android tablets is set to see the light of day just in time for the end of the year here in 2013, bringing with them a mix of graphics processing finesse and software-based stylus technology. Today a couple of videos have surfaced with NVIDIA speaking on the abilities of the tablet - an NVIDIA reference design, mind you, though the final manufactured versions will look extremely similar for consumers. The first of these demonstrations is done with what the company calls DirectStylus, working with a built-in pen.

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Surface 2 Review

Surface 2 Review

Microsoft really, really needs the Surface 2 to succeed. Praise around the first-generation Surface RT's hardware and design was tempered with more than a little criticism of Windows RT, and confused consumers left tablet manufacturers focusing on Windows 8 until only Microsoft's slate was left running the pared-back version. The Surface 2, then, aims to give Windows RT a second chance, but is Microsoft finally onto a winner or simply flogging a dead horse? Read on for the SlashGear review.

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NVIDIA Editor’s Day 2013 Wrap-up: G-Sync, 4K, and gaming’s blurred lines

NVIDIA Editor’s Day 2013 Wrap-up: G-Sync, 4K, and gaming’s blurred lines

Though the event continues to be called "Editor's Day", this week we had an extended stay with NVIDIA in Montreal, learning about the company's newest in gaming development and hardware innovation. The biggest news of the event was surely the unveiling of G-Sync, a hardware module made by NVIDIA to be planted in the backs of high-end gaming monitors, making their functions slave to GeForce GTX graphics cards, but that wasn't the only big push made by the company for industry. Also making appearances were NVIDIA SHIELD, development initiatives through GameWorks, and some of the biggest names in game development today.

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NVIDIA Project Logan runs Faceworks in real time

NVIDIA Project Logan runs Faceworks in real time

This week at an event in Montreal, NVIDIA showed off the high-powered demo software called Faceworks (previously working on NVIDIA Titan processors for PC) working on the next-generation mobile-aimed processor Project Logan. This processor will almost certainly be re-named Tegra 5 as each "Project" codename has been re-named "Tegra #", and what we've seen here is an ultra high-powered graphics-intensive beast of a demo on it running just as smoothly as we've seen it run on some of the most powerful graphics processors available from NVIDIA for desktop machines.

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NVIDIA Tegra TAB specifications leaked via FCC: Tegra 4 on tap

NVIDIA Tegra TAB specifications leaked via FCC: Tegra 4 on tap

With the dawning of the age of a non-Tegra Nexus 7 this year with the ASUS-made Qualcomm-packing 2013 edition of the tablet, NVIDIA appears to have created a high-powered 7-inch slate of their own. Following the path started with the NVIDIA SHIELD gaming device, this tablet looks to take command with a backside camera (in a premium model only, they say), along with a 7-inch display up front and NVIDIA Tegra 4 under the hood. This set of specifications comes from an early FCC listing as such.

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