Google’s Play Movies service supports HDR Video, but few devices have been able to take advantage of it. While the selection is somewhat limited, it’s growing, and now, Android TV models support HDR playback through Play Movies.
In May, NVIDIA was quick to roll out Android 8.0 for SHIELD TV devices. The update may have been a bit premature, since the company was forced to pull it before all devices received the upgraded software. We learned that there was a bug, which is usually the case when things like this happen. The good news is that the halt was temporary and NVIDIA has patched the issue in order to resume the roll out process this week.
Last week, NVIDIA began pushing a monster platform update out to SHIELD TV and SHIELD TV Pro units. The update made up of Android 8.0 Oreo and a slew of NVIDIA-exclusive features in Experience Upgrade 7.0 has since been paused.
Last week, NVIDIA rolled out updates for both the SHIELD TV and SHIELD TV Pro. It has been quite the wait, but owners of either device will be very glad to know that Android 8.0 can now be installed on these devices including a handful of interface changes and upgrades.
If you own a SHIELD TV, drop what you’re doing and pay close attention because we have good news for you. NVIDIA has now administered SHIELD TV software upgrade 6.3, which brings a security patch along with some new features.
NVIDIA has been in the news lately, and on October 30, the company made software upgrade 6.1 available for SHIELD TV boxes. Included are a handful of features and improvements. Here’s a brief overview of the update.
SmartThings Link has become available for SHIELD TV thanks to a new partnership between Samsung and NVIDIA. The small dongle will turn your SHIELD Android TV box into the family hub for controlling the home by integrating hundreds of ‘Works With SmartThings’ products available on the market.
Near the beginning of the 2017 year, Google announced that its AI technology, the Google Assistant, would become part of Android devices of all kinds. At the time, the Google Assistant was working in Allo and exclusive to Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The voice assistant technology that improves using machine learning recently expanded to Android Wear, Android devices running Marshmallow or newer, and even certain Apple iPhone models. Today, the virtual assistant seems to be making its way [Read More]