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NVIDIA SHIELD prepared for pre-orders with full detail rush

NVIDIA SHIELD prepared for pre-orders with full detail rush

This week NVIDIA's Project SHIELD was revealed all over again, this time renamed simply: SHIELD, arriving as both the company's first handheld gaming device and hardware sold direct to end users, all at once. It is here that NVIDIA starts its journey in converging the worlds of mobile and desktop gaming with the Tegra 4 mobile processor on one end and GeForce graphics on the other. NVIDIA has announced today that SHIELD will not only be available in the US and Canadian markets starting in June, but that it'll be up for pre-order (for some) starting today.

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NVIDIA SHIELD accessories feature customization and product safety

NVIDIA SHIELD accessories feature customization and product safety

This week SHIELD has been re-introduced by NVIDIA as a product that will, in fact, be available for purchase by gamers in the United States and Canada - and along with it, accessories will be coming straight from the company. While in the past it's been understood that NVIDIA makes graphics-intensive products that find their way into desktop computers, smartphones, tablets, and everything in-between, SHIELD starts the company's first start-to-finish product. In other words, NVIDIA made it and NVIDIA is selling it straight to you.

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NVIDIA Project SHIELD behind-the-scenes suggests release is near

NVIDIA Project SHIELD behind-the-scenes suggests release is near

The mobile gaming device known as Project SHIELD is nearly ready to be launched to the public in its final form, NVIDIA making it clear today that they're far beyond the point of no return. The company that brings the mobile world its Tegra processors for Android devices and high-powered desktop computers their GeForce GTX processors for superior gaming have shared a miniature behind-the-scenes look at the device that will tie the two worlds together, showing how close this device is to the real world here in the spring of 2013.

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OUYA teardown shows near-perfect ease in repairability

OUYA teardown shows near-perfect ease in repairability

The Android-toting game console known as OUYA has had its first teardown appearance this week, a piece-by-piece de-construction showing that it will be a relatively easy repair job for future users. The console and gaming controller are taken apart bit-by-bit with open-source and free-to-modify aims in mind - the creators of this system appear to have stuck to their word when it comes to simple modifications.

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NVIDIA Project SHIELD pilots a Parrot AR.Drone quadcopter

NVIDIA Project SHIELD pilots a Parrot AR.Drone quadcopter

The folks at graphics company NVIDIA have been seen piloting a mobile-friendly quadcopter device this week with their own upcoming Project SHIELD Android handset. Project SHIELD is NVIDIA's first in-house all-NVIDIA piece of hardware made for the consumer market and will be pushed to the public later this year, while the device it was spotted controlling has been out for some time: the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0. This Parrot device is one notoriously mobile device-friendly and was originally built to be controlled by the Apple iPad.

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NVIDIA details 22-day process of developing the Tegra 4i

NVIDIA details 22-day process of developing the Tegra 4i

The NVIDIA team worked long and hard to ensure that the NVIDIA Tegra 4i would be ready to show off by the time Mobile World Congress came around. The team worked non-stop from February 3rd (the day of Super Bowl) to February 25th, the first day of MWC. The entire 22-day process was exhausting, but the NVIDIA team pulled through and was able to bring their next-gen mobile processor into the world.

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OUYA appears in FCC as it arrives on doorstep throughout the USA

OUYA appears in FCC as it arrives on doorstep throughout the USA

This week the gaming console known as OUYA has appeared in the FCC as it enters the hands and desktops of users across the USA. This machine is an Android-powered gaming console packing a fabulously powerful NVIDIA Tegra processor under the hood, originally funded by no less than KickStarter by the masses. The device's appearance at the FCC means it's full steam ahead for users about to receive their units in the mail - soon and very soon!

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NVIDIA Project SHIELD goes wild with The Conduit HD

NVIDIA Project SHIELD goes wild with The Conduit HD

If you were waiting for an ultra-sweet shooter made to take away any thoughts you had that Android was a lesser environment than these so-called full-system PC operating systems, NVIDIA has got just the thing for you. Here we're seeing The Conduit HD, revealed here working on NVIDIA's Project SHIELD on Android - that's not even streamed, it's straight from the system! Have a peek at this undeniable action thriller on none other than the NVIDIA Tegra 4 right this minute.

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NVIDIA Jetson Development Platform hits smart cars with CUDA and Kepler power

NVIDIA Jetson Development Platform hits smart cars with CUDA and Kepler power

If you've been following NVIDIA's news blasts this past week, you know that they've revealed their next-generation chipset to be working with CUDA-capable GPUs. What's more, you'll have a bit of an idea what that means for mobile devices, the computing power they'll have extremely soon, and you'll be pumped up about that power coming to smart vehicles through their new developer program. This new developer kit goes by the name NVIDIA Jetson Development Platform - available to you right this minute!

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NVIDIA Tegra 4 Chimera camera technology hands-on

NVIDIA Tegra 4 Chimera camera technology hands-on

This past week we've had the opportunity to have a peek at one of the many new features involved in the NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor technology family: Chimera computational photography. The NVIDIA Tegra 4 (and Tegra 4i) SoC works with what they're calling the "world's first mobile computational photography architecture", and today what you'll be seeing is one of the several features NVIDIA will be delivering to smartphones that utilize their processor. This first demonstration involves "Always-on HDR" photography.

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