Almost a week ago exactly, Amazon's rumored new 4K Fire TV went through FCC filing, letting us take an early look at the company's next set-top box. Today Amazon has officially announced their new 4K Fire TV unit, with two different packages being available at the beginning of October. One of those packages is being called Fire TV Gaming Edition.
Nvidia's LTE Enabled Shield tablet has had an update pushed out to it, beginning yesterday. While the details for some of what the update addresses are vague, there is a specific one that it also addresses, in that it patches the bug known as Stagefright.
Yesterday Apple held their event where they announced a few new products like the iPad Pro tablet, which is big and expensive, as well as Apple TV. Well hot off the heels of Apple debuting their new TV platform, Amazon apparently has a 4K version of Amazon Fire TV that looks to be arriving any day now. Let the set-top box wars begins!
Up until now you could only buy the Nvidia Shield Android TV off of Nvidia's own website or places online such as Amazon. However, for those of you that enjoy buying their devices off of Google's new storefront, you can now pick up the Nvidia Shield Android TV from there as well, complete with free shipping.
You may remember last week when it was reported that Google's modular Android phone called Project Ara was being 'recalculated' and that there was a possible change in plans coming to the project. The Project Ara Twitter account, where all of this was originally announced, also stated that we can expect more updates to arrive this week. Those updates have begun and the first one is that the release of Project Ara is being delayed till sometime in 2016.
After a somewhat long period of silence Google's Project Ara Twitter account sprang to life yesterday with a few tweets updating everyone with what is going on with the project. As it turns out, the news wasn't the best we could have had, but it wasn't the worst either.
One of the great things about Android happens to be that there is no shortage of people and companies trying new things with our beloved OS. Touchjet Wave is a new product that is currently looking for funding on IndieGoGo which will let users turn their HDTV into a giant touchscreen Android tablet.
Steelseries originally released the new Stratus XL game controller for iOS devices, with the Android/Windows version currently being worked on as well. Then in June this year Steelseries released the Android version of the Stratus XL Bluetooth game controller for Android devices, which can also be used with Windows as well.
Whether you are getting ready to send in your Shield Tablet or not because of the voluntary recall that was announced this morning, Nvidia has also pushed out a new OTA update which is labeled as version 3.1. This update brings Android 5.1.1 to your Shield Tablet among other various tweaks and improvements.
Back in June 2015 Razer's Forge TV bundle appeared on the Google Play store in the device section. The bundle came with the Forge TV unit as well as one Serval game controller as well for a singular price. However, if you needed a second controller, you would have to go elsewhere to buy it... until now. Razer now has the Serval controller on Google Play for sale on its own.
Today Razer has announced that their purchase of the Android micro-console maker Ouya is complete. The 'all-cash' purchase of the Ouya company also marks the end of the console, with Razer having no plans to manufacture future iterations of Ouya or Ouya-related hardware. In other words, Ouya will be turning off the lights soon for good.