GeForce Now will allow NVIDIA Shield owners to play PC games

July 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Unlike most Android boxes, the NVIDIA SHIELD TV still gets all the latest features thanks to continued support even after years. Because of this, it has retained much of its original value. Recently, NVIDIA announced GeForce Now. The service will work with Android TV set-top boxes made by NVIDIA such as the Shield TV. If you own this device, prepare to be amazed at what’s coming.

Google News

NVIDIA resumes Android 8.0 update roll out for SHIELD TV devices

June 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

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.


The NVIDIA SHIELD TV has been updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

May 28, 2018 Doug Demagistris

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.

Apps & Games

Play PC games on an external display using Steam Link

May 22, 2018 Dan

For the longest time, gamers dreamed of cross-platform compatibility for PC titles. Such an ability would allow PC games to be played on various consoles including our mobile devices. In a move that will delight gamers everywhere, Valve has announced Steam Link as its solution.


Have you seen JBL’s LINK BAR with Android TV?

May 9, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier this week, just before Google I/O 2018 kicked off, Harman announced its new JBL LINK BAR with assistance from Google. Harman is owned by Samsung thanks to a recent acquisition, and in the latest Android TV news, Google was announced an official partner in making the Android TV powered JBL LINK Bar.

Analysis & Insight

Google I/O 2018 will be held May 8 – May 10: Here’s what to expect

May 5, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The Google I/O 2018 developer conference is about to begin. The event will begin May 8 and conclude May 10. The search giant’s main event will be the keynote address on May 8 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. It begins at 1:00pm EDT and is expected to run about an hour and a half. During it, Google will highlight some of the major points of focus for this year’s event.

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