NVIDIA Shield Tablet Announced to Battle Upcoming Nexus 8

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While there’s no shortage of Android tablets these days, NVIDIA has a new option they hope will capture gamers around the word, as well as regular tablet buyers. This morning, NVIDIA announced a brand new Android 4.4 KitKat device called the NVIDIA Shield Tablet. Lately all the talk has been on the upcoming Nexus 8 […]

NVIDIA Shield Android 4.3 Update Delivers Console Mode

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Just a week after it formally announced plans to add a new console mode to its Shield handheld gaming console, NVIDIA is now allowing users to get the feature in a new software update that will also bring support for customizing the handheld’s control schemes. According to AndroidCentral, users can also expect a few of […]

NVIDIA Reveals Rebrands and Expands NVIDIA SHIELD Streaming

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NVIDIA has formally announced Gamestream, an upgrade and rebranding of the streaming technology that allows its NVIDIA SHIELD handheld console to stream video games from their PCs. The company announced the updated project at a press event in Montreal this morning. Launching on October 28th, the Gamestream standard allows PCs equipped with NVIDIA’s graphics cards to […]

NVIDIA’s New Tablet Chip Is More Powerful Than the PS3

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At Siggraph 2013 NVIDIA debuted its new Project Logan mobile graphics processors with Kepler technology that can make tablets more powerful than the PlayStation 3. According to The Verge the new Kepler Mobile chips use just two watts of power, but can push out graphics that exceed anything on current tablets and even the six-year-old […]

NVIDIA Shield Shipping July 31 For $299

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After an initial delay, the NVIDIA Shield will now ship on July 31 for $299.99. NVIDIA announced the new shipping date for the Shield Android portable console today, claiming the device is now in full production. NVIDIA Shield was originally scheduled to ship last month, but an issue with the device caused a delay shortly […]

NVIDIA Shield Sees $50 Price Cut Before Release

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Today NVIDIA announced that Shield will cost gamers $50 less than originally announced, bringing the Android console closer to other handheld consoles. The NVIDIA Shield will now cost $299 instead of the original $349 price. The new price brings the Android console closer to the price of the Sony PlayStation Vita, which currently sells for […]

NYKO Introduces New Accessories for NVIDIA’s SHIELD Console

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In addition to picking up one of the first portable gaming consoles to be featured the Android operating system – outside of smartphones, users can also look forward to two new cases and a special dock for the NVIDIA Shield. That’s according to a press release provided to AndroidCentral. It’s SHIELD Dock will use a […]

NVIDIA Shield Now Available For Pre-order For $350, Ships June 4

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Earlier this week NVIDIA announced that pre-orders for the NVIDIA Shield would start on May 20, but the company instead decided to start taking pre-orders for the Android portable console today. The NVIDIA Shield is now available for pre-order for $349.99 from NVIDIA, GameStop, NewEgg and Canada Computer. NVIDIA’s store doesn’t commit to a shipping […]

NVIDIA Shield Coming In June For $350, Pre-Orders Start May 20

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Months after its unveil, NVIDIA Shield finally drops the “project” from its name and gets a price tag of $349.99. NVIDIA Shield will start shipping in June with pre-orders starting May 20. Those who signed up to get more information about NVIDIA Shield, however, can pre-order the Android portable console today through a link sent […]

Hands On With NVIDIA Project Shield

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Project Shield is NVIDIA’s first attempt at creating its own mobile device, and after a few minutes with the device it seems like an impressive first effort. Holding the NVIDIA Shield feels a lot like holding a game controller like the Xbox 360 or Dreamcast controller. It’s somewhat large, but still easy to hold, and […]

NVIDIA Announces Project Shield Android Console In a Controller

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NVIDIA announced Project Shield, a Tegra 4 powered Android game console built into a controller capable of playing games on the go or on an HDTV. The Shield console uses a Tegra 4 processor to run pure Android on a 5-inch 720p “Retinal Display” or any other display up to 4K via HDMI. Shield lets gamers […]