NVIDIA has announced and detailed the latest software update for the SHIELD. This one will be rolling out over-the-air and it will be arriving with several new features and lots more in terms of functionality. Just to begin with, this update will bump your handheld console to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. But there will also be Console Mode, a Gamepad Mapper and more.
Project Shield became a reality, we became enamored. While the handheld stakes it’s place amongst the new crop of Android gaming consoles, there could be a follow-up sooner than you’d think. NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang spoke with Engadget after the announcement, and tipped his hat on a few things in the works.
NVIDIA has been showing off GameStream at an event today and part of that includes something called Game Console Mode. While we offered a bit of detail on the setup earlier in the day, we now have some video, which should offer a much better look at how this all works. Anyway, this video offers a look at a setup using Steam, a PC, the SHIELD, a Bluetooth controller and a television.
NVIDIA GameStream has been officially unveiled this morning. This announcement is coming out of the NVIDIA Montreal event and GameStream basically means users will be able to stream gameplay out to a variety of other devices. Basically, this expands the PC game streaming of the SHIELD and uses other technology to include GeForce GTX graphics cards and the NVIDIA GRID.
Mad Catz began showing off the MOJO game console back in June, during E3. The system appears to be arriving as a competitor to the OUYA, however given the processor we cannot help but make the comparison to the NVIDIA SHIELD. While not a portable device like the SHIELD, the MOJO console will be arriving with an NVIDIA Tegra 4 T40S 1.8GHz processor. And in a bit of good news for those who may have been waiting -- the price has been revealed and pre-orders are now available.
NVIDIA announced some pretty major news that they'll be supplying tons of manufacturers with an entire Android tablet platform. That being their often leaked 7-inch Tegra Tab. Instead though, this will be called the Tegra Note and sold from many 3rd party suppliers they use today in their GeForce PC lineup. eVGA, PNY, Zotac and more. We won't see watercooled tablets, but you can bet they'll still perform quite well.
NVIDIA. Many of you have probably seen the leaks of the NVIDIA Tegra Tab, and today we're getting all the details. They aren't selling it, instead they've built an entire platform around the Tegra 4 quad-core processor, and their partners like eVGA (from the PC space) will be selling impressive tablets starting at $199.
NVIDIA Tegra Tab as the tablet was spotted in an NCC filing earlier in the month. For those not familiar, the NCC is similar to the FCC, but for Taiwan. Regardless though, because the tablet has now been spotted in an FCC filing. And this time around we are getting some additional images of the tablet as well as some detail of the features.
SHIELD game-console that is powered by Android will allow you to enjoy tons of Android games like never before on mobile. Racing Asphalt 8, or shooting and causing explosive mayhem in Grand Theft Auto. Today though, NVIDIA brings us a completely different set of explosions with their own version of an teardown video.
Wacom introduced the Cintiq Companion Hybrid during IFA and as such, we made sure to check it out for some hands-on coverage. This tablet is running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor. It will work with a Mac or Windows computer and will also serve as an Android tablet when unplugged from the computer.