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’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.
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.
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.
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.