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.
This week a popular subject in the news was streaming services. Not only did we hear a little about music streaming services, we heard a lot about various video streaming services. We live in an age where the old way of doing things is being phased out in replace of new, easier but often more costly methods. Video streaming is a good example of a service that is now being adopted by mainstream society.
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 was one of the first to take the stage at CES 2018 in Las Vegas. During the company’s press conference, ‘Big Format Gaming Displays’ were unveiled. These are essentially super large workstations capable of displaying games, various media and much more.