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NVIDIA SHIELD Cribs brings Gearbox behind-the-scenes tour

Today, the folks from NVIDIA have decided that instead of giving us another (of many) looks at their upcoming Android-powered SHIELD gaming console, they'd take us behind the scenes at one of the most popular game developers studio. We've seen SHIELD plenty, and today we're getting a behind the scenes look at Gearbox Studio, as well as their heads own personal Crib - MTV style.

NVIDIA SHIELD also has a non-gaming Nexus experience

We had known the NVIDIA SHIELD was more than just a gaming system. This detail was revealed early on and in fact, the SHIELD will arrive running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Given this and given things will not be buried and hidden, this means SHIELD users will be able to do just about everything they can on a regular Android smartphone or tablet. In fact, some of the experience actually looks quite nice.

Madfinger Games teases Tegra 4 features in Dead Trigger 2 video

We suspect there are more than a few waiting for the release of Dead Trigger 2 and while this isn't the first time we have seen details of the game, there is new trailer video that has recently been released. The trailer was released by Madfinger Games and it highlights the Tegra 4 specifics. And in addition to a brief look at what can be expected in terms of how the game will look, Madfinger Games has given a slightly more narrowed down release timeframe.

NVIDIA shows off Tegra 4’s pressure sensitive stylus support

The palm pilot is something we never thought we'd see again, but here we are with the Samsung Galaxy Note series rising in popularity, and millions of users loving that stylus. This week at Computex the folks from NVIDIA have been showing off their new core-deep and integrated DirectStylus capability that's been added to the Tegra 4. Which will in turn be a feature in upcoming quad-core T4 tablets and more.

HP Slatebook x2 reportedly hits Europe in July

The folks from HP have been trying to break into the Android tablet game lately. First with their not so impressive Slate 7 tablet, and now with their Slatebook x2. HP's new Slatebook x2 has a pretty good shot at reaching the homes of many potential buyers thanks to the 10-inch full HD display and quad-core Tegra 4, and we're now hearing it might ship early.

NVIDIA SHIELD FCC filing arrives ahead of June device shipments

The NVIDIA SHIELD has recently been spotted in an FCC filing. The Tegra 4 powered handheld gaming console is sporting the original codename, which for those who might have missed that detail, was Project Thor. That bit aside, the filing unfortunately doesn't reveal anything new. And while that may have been a nice way to discover some hidden functionality or the addition of a cellular radio -- there is an upside here.

NVIDIA gives us a behind-the-scenes look at SHIELD

The teams behind NVIDIA's new game console, Project SHIELD, have been extremely hard at work perfecting the device to be the ultimate Android gaming device. We've seen and covered it plenty in the past, got hands-on time with it flying the Parrot AR Drone and more, but today NVIDIA's giving us all a behind-the-scenes look at everything they've been doing in preparation for the release.

Hisense Sero 7 Pro Tegra 3 tablet gets official – watch out Nexus 7

Today the folks from Hisense, a popular Chinese manufacturer, have just announced and revealed their brand new tablet for the U.S. market that will take on the Google Nexus 7. It's called the Sero 7 Pro, and in case that sounds familiar we leaked all the details this weekend. The impressive tablet was announced today, but managed to go up for sale early last week. All the details on this slate are available below.

Will Android ever compete with Xbox?

Comparing something like the OUYA game-console at $99 vs the Xbox 360 isn't really what we'd consider fair. They are two entirely different platforms operating at very different levels. However, with the new Xbox on the horizon today we found ourselves wondering if Android will soon be able to compete with the Xbox, if ever. And we'd love to hear your thoughts too.