FCC E-filing yielded up some new information and photos on what appears to be a new Shield handheld. In the letter to the FCC from NVIDIA they designate it a Portable Gaming Device, with the type designation P2523. It will feature micro SD card expansion, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and charge via mini-USB.
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Nvidia Shield Portable owners are starting to get an optional update rolling out to them today which brings with it Android 5.1 ad Chromecast support among other features. While the update brings plenty of goodness with it, there also happens to be some features being removed with this update as well.
In the past there have been rumblings of Nvidia working on a new Shield Portable. Although there is still no official word on it, another certification, this time for the RRA in South Korea, points to it being something coming soon.
All of you Nvidia Shield Tablet and Shield Portable owners out there in Android land who have been waiting patiently for Android 5.1 to arrive, there is some good news today. Nvidia has confirmed that the Android 5.1 update for both Shield devices will be arriving soon. This announcement came by way of a post on the Nvidia community forums by an administrator.
More evidence is coming to light that whatever Nvidia is planning to announce at GDC 2015 has something to do with their gaming on demand service GRID. Today Nvidia has announced that there will be a total of 40 titles available on GRID soon. In fact the next three titles which will push the GRID catalog to 40 are some rather big games.
A few days ago the NVIDIA Shield Portable got software upgrade 101, an optional update to help enhance emulator performance.
Nvidia is gearing up for a big announcement at their pres event during the upcoming GDC 2015 and while no one truly knows what the company plans to unveil, besides Nvidia themselves, a lot of talk is happening about what the possible things the announcement could be. One of the more interesting ideas, and something mentioned in the comments in our previous article about the upcoming event, is a set-top box. However this idea we’ve been reading about goes further than that, making the set-top box be geared towards Nvidia’s GRID gaming on demand service.
OlliOlli is a popular skateboarding game for the PS Vita and now it is available for Android as well. However before you go rushing out to get it there is one thing you need to know, it is only available for the Nvidia Shield Portable… at least for right now anyways. So if you have a Shield Portable then you are in luck when it comes to grabbing a copy of OlliOlli today.
Nvidia has sent out invites to the media for an event that they will be hosting on March 3rd, 2015 at GDC (the Game Developer’s Conference) in San Francisco. We will be covering the entire GDC event as always and this includes Nvidia’s press event. While there isn’t a whole lot to go on as to what we should expect to see during the event, Nvidia is making it sound pretty big. So let us play the guessing game!
The latest SHIELD Hub update adds the ability to use multiple controllers during GameStream. This will allow for local multiplayer while streaming PC games.