Nvidia has pushed out a new OTA update, that being update 1.2, for their Tegra K1 Shield tablet this afternoon. This update, which is mainly bug fixes and optimizations, bumps the Android version up to 6.0.1 for this particular Shield device. Before anyone asks however, the LTE version’s update is still being worked on, so you’ll be sticking with Android 5.1.1 for a bit longer.
This may not be 100% Android game related but it is pretty damn cool nonetheless. Someone has decided to port the ridiculously difficult Flappy Birds game to be playable on the black and white digital screen used on their Vape box mod. The game is running, fully playable mind you, on the screen of a eVic-VTC Mini e-cigarette.
Google initially released their Cardboard VR headset as an example of Virtual Reality and Android working together. Now reports are coming out that the company is working on a new VR headset that will actually take the form of a true VR headset, instead of a piece of folded cardboard.
Interesting news coming out today about Nintendo’s upcoming console, and that is the rumor that the Nintendo NX will have support, or work with, smartphone, PC, and even other consoles such as the Playstation 4. Some of this information isn’t actually surprising if you’ve been following the news about the Nintendo NX and the company’s plans for mobile gaming as well.
Nyko are no strangers to the mobile gaming peripherals space, already having a few controllers available for Android gamers to use. Their newest product is another game controller for Android gamers called The Cygnus and it is now available as of today for anyone looking to snag a new controller.
Interesting news today coming out of Taiwan in regards to HTC and their Virtual Reality efforts. It appears that the company will be starting up a spin-off company of sorts to focus on Virtual Reality related products that HTC chair Cher Wang and HTC would own, even though it would run as a separate entity.
Now that the holidays are over, as is CES, we can sort of get back to some of our regular lives, at least for a couple of weeks till the next big conference. In the meantime, we can get back to posting some of the cool deals over on our store and today we have two of them. There is the NES30 Pro Bluetooth Game Controller and the Mighty Marquee Desk Light to check out.
Sony’s press conference this year at CES 2016 is probably going to focus a lot on the company’s upcoming Virtual Reality headset, the Playstation VR. As for mobile related goodness, there is a possibility we could see a new Android device announced. I’m personally going to say that instead of a new Android device, we will probably hear more about additional second screen technology being developed for Sony’s Android devices.
One of the harder press conferences to get into in person at CES is the Samsung one. There’s always a ridiculous line that you have to wait in, sometimes for over an hour, just to make sure you get a seat. While that is what we have to do, even with our invite, you can chill at home or work and watch it right here live.
Good news for those of you wanting to grab an Oculus Rift headset the moment they become available. Pre-orders will be going live this week, or more specifically, in a couple of days. Snagging one of these headsets will also net you a few freebies that will come with it including two games: Eve: Valkyrie and Lucky’s Tale.