Tag: Shield Tablet

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Nvidia releases news regarding when the Shield Tablet will get the Android Nougat update

While everyone with an original Shield Android TV console is waiting to get the Android 7.0 (a.k.a Nougat), which has plenty of confusion as to exactly when that will be arriving (around a week from now), the Shield Android TV isn’t the only Shield device getting the OS update soon. The Shield Tablet will also be getting the OS update but that is still a bit further in the future.

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GeForce Now streaming service upgraded to Pascal architecture

Streaming PC games to the living room at maximum graphics settings has long been the dream for many a gamer who, for some reason or another, doesn’t have access to a high-end gaming computer yet wants to experience the “master race” lifestyle. Nvidia has now, for all intents and purposes, made that possible with its announcement that its GeForce Now game streaming platform has been upgraded to the current-generation Pascal architecture, specifically the GTX 1080 GPU.

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Nvidia’s possible Shield Tablet follow-up looks to be canceled

Back in May 2016 we reported on Nvidia submitted a new Shield tablet to the FCC, which looked to be the follow-up to the current Shield K1 model. From what was in that FCC report, it looked like the new model would have been an upgrade to the current one, sporting a Tegra X1 chipset for starters. We say ‘would have’ because Nvidia has submitted a dismissal request letter to the FCC over the new tablet.

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Nvidia is now pushing out an update for their Shield Tablet LTE models …yes, it’s Marshmallow finally

Nvidia, makers of a plethora of PC and Android hardware, and have released an update to their tablets. Specifically, this update will (finally) bring 6.0.1 Marshmallow to those of us with their LTE variants that have been waiting too long, to be frank. Some of what’s included in this update are things like support for the Vulkan API, re-positioned Navigation buttons when the tablet is in landscape mode, enhanced memory compression, and fixing a bug related to WiFi connectivity when the tablet is waking up from sleep.