Category: NVIDIA

Nvidia Shield Gets Android Nougat Update and Many Other Updates

Nvidia has started pushing out the Shield Experience 5.0 update to the Nvidia Shield TV and it is massive.  While the headline will be that the streaming TV platform as been upgraded to Android Nougat, there are a huge number of new features and improvements in the update.  The first big enhancement is Amazon video integration.  Now if you have a Amazon video account (via Amazon Prime) you can stream that content from the Shield thanks to the built-in app.  The streaming from Amazon is also in 4K HDR.

The new Games app that comes with this update allows you to find compatible games for your Shield.  It gives you listings of games that are available and allows you to download them. Once they are installed, they show up as a single row within the Games apps so you can easily find them.

NVIDIA Shield Tablet Gets Marshmallow

NVIDIA has released the promised and much anticipated Android Marshmallow update to the Shield Tablet.  The update was released this morning and referred to as Software Update 4.0 on the NVIDIA support site.

Along with all of the goodies that come with Android Marshmallow, the company has also added or improved several aspects of the tablet.  The first thing users will notice is the updated User Interface.  It has a far more Material Design look to it than in previous releases.

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