VUDU which originally made its début on the SHIELD TV is bringing some more goodies. Specifically HDR for the SHIELD TV & Google Assistant to their app so you can pull up and watch a movie with a click of a button. VUDU can understand basic playback controls like play, pause, rewind 5 minutes, etc; If […]

Earlier today NVIDIA did a silent SHIELD Experience release for a minor version bump if you follow Semvar versioning. From 6.0 to 6.1 some changes and bug fixes are introduced and before you ask no it doesn’t include Oreo. Scroll to the bottom for a TLDR. The size of the update is a small 90 MB. […]

Today NVIDIA announced an update all SHIELD TV owners should know about. That is that YouTube 360 degrees is here today as promised many months ago at CES 2017. The first thing you’ll see is the streamlined UI on the sidebar. Removing channel subscriptions so if you’ve got what seems like an endless list like […]

A Quick PSA for Shield 2015 owners. According to the Shield Experience 5.0.2 upgrade thread, Manuel Guzman from Nvidia has informed everyone that if you get an Installation Error with a BugDroid Logo during the install, that you should do the following: a) Unplug your SHIELD, wait 5 seconds, and plug power back. b) After […]

The Consumer Electronics Show begins tomorrow. Technically, some companies like NVIDIA are giving presentations tonight. It’s all part of a huge annual electronics show that starts the year with lots of big promises and tech demos. For companies, this is a great opportunity to get advertising by appealing to tech journalists. For tech journalists, there […]

2016 wow what a year, for better or for worse we haven’t had a year so unpredictable in quite a long time. In 2016 we saw a lot of change, the Android TV community is heading in the right direction depending on who you ask but I think we can all agree it’s better than […]

Last week, among the craziness of Google I/O and new game ports like Resident Evil 5, NVIDIA published an update to their Shield TV devices. Some of the news includes HDR support, which stands for High Dynamic Range, making content have better contrast. This is manifesting itself in HDR Netflix and YouTube as well as […]

NVIDIA’s exclusive games continue with one new release this week, after releasing Super Meat Boy and Stikbold last week. This week’s game is “Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones”. The game, whose tagline plays off of the series Game of Thrones (which, by the way, is returning this weekend), is a platformer with a […]

The Vulkan Graphics API is going to be a significant change to gaming in the next couple years. Replacing the current OpenGL standard, graphics will take better advantage of the GPU and includes new features like threading. The API, developed by the open consortium Khronos, is now essentially complete and it is time for companies […]

Nvidia has been working hard to make their Android TV box, the Nvidia Shield TV, the most powerful and capable device on the platform. Although it is at a higher cost compared to others, it supports more games and Nvidia has added a variety of its own features. Nvidia has been working hard with game […]