POSTS TAGGED: Nvidia Project Shield
Posted June 4, 2014 at 06:00 am by Jimmy McGee
Not too long ago, Nvidia announced that the world of PC gaming has arrived on the Nvidia Shield in a whole new way. You may recall that XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan has done a SHIELD unboxing, review, and a played a couple games, including streaming games from his PC to his SHEILD. But now, you can play two hot PC games on the SHIELD natively: Half Life 2 and Portal.
Check out this video to watch Jordan play and talk about these games on the Nvidia SHIELD. And to make things interesting, we are going to give away two Nvidia SHIELDs with $15 Google Play gift cards for you to use towards the purchase of these games (or whatever you choose). To enter to win, check out the contest entry form at the bottom of this arti. . . READ ON »
Posted April 30, 2014 at 09:30 am by Jimmy McGee
Just over a month ago, Nvidia released a large update to the Nvidia Shield. Previously, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan has done a SHIELD unboxing, review, and a played a couple games on the device. However, many have wanted KitKat for the device, as well as an improved GameStream feature, which allows users to play PC games on their SHIELD devices.
Luckily for us, Nvidia took everyone’s “constructive” criticism and listened. They released an update that addressed various requests, updated the device to KitKat Android 4.4.2, and released a beta of the Remote GameStream function. So if you want to see the many improvements that this latest update brings, check out this video.. . . READ ON »
Posted April 11, 2014 at 09:00 am by Jimmy McGee
Android 4.4.2 KitKat rolled out to the Nvidia SHIELD! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week’s news is the story on how the Sprint HTC One M8 was updated to 1.54.651.8 and received a new extreme power savings mode and the news about the HTC One M8 receiving S-Off! That’s not all that’s covered in today’s video!
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer TK released an Xposed Tuesday video for Crappalinks, as well as a video explaining everything you need to know about the new Amazon Fire TV. Finally, TK also gave us an Android App Review . . . READ ON »
Posted April 7, 2014 at 08:30 pm by Jimmy McGee
A game changing device in the Android world, the renowned GPU designer Nvidia released their portable Shield gaming console in part to showcase the power of the mobile Tegra 4 chipset. Now, this handheld micro console joins the ranks of the many other devices to have KitKat available for them.
However, this update brings more than just Google’s break-me-off-a-piece-of-that-Android-bar to the Shield. Nvidia upgraded several of the Shield’s unique features. GameStream, which allows you to stream PC games over your home WiFi network, has been upgraded to allow you to stream from certain GeForce-powered laptops. They have also introduced Remote GameStream, which is currently in Beta. Remote Gam. . . READ ON »
Posted December 31, 2013 at 09:30 am by Jimmy McGee
The end of 2013 is here, and it has been an exciting year in the mobile device world. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan combed through all the headlines, hardware releases, and device developments that happened this year and identified the Top Five Technology Trends for 2013.
Everything from expanded mobile OS offerings to great independant mobile device choices, the rapid expansion of wearable technology and Google Glass, and much more. So take a moment to check out today’s video and see the top 5 trends in the mobile industry this year. Let us know if we got it right or why we are dead wrong in the comments below!. . . READ ON »
Posted December 5, 2013 at 10:00 pm by Will Verduzco
With increasingly powerful GPUs and a growing number of high quality game releases, gaming on Android is becoming a very real thing. As such, more and more users are delving beyond casual gaming titles like Angry Birds, instead investing decent amounts of energy playing large-scale releases.
Alongside our powerful mobile devices, we’ve also seen the emergence of a new class of device. Rather than simply playing games on standard mobile phones or traditional game consoles, people are increasingly turning to Android-powered gaming devices.
Posted October 30, 2013 at 02:00 pm by Jimmy McGee
Just over three months ago, Nvidia released the Nvidia Shield to the world. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan got his hands on it and did an unboxing, review, and a couple gameplay videos. However, there were admittedly some hiccups for Nvidia in their first foray into device manufacturing.
Luckily for us, Nvidia took our “constructive” criticisms and listened. They released an update that has addressed a majority of the problems. The update fixes everything from the much needed ability to move games to the SD Card to the odd solution of living room gaming entitled console mode. So if you want to see the many improvements that Nvidia has released, check out this video.. . . READ ON »
Posted September 4, 2013 at 03:00 pm by Jimmy McGee
In this episode, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan shows you how to root your Nvidia Shield. The Nvidia Shield is a device that is in a class all of it’s own. There is really nothing else like it, and that is a good thing. But as usual, here at XDA we must root all the things and the Shield is no exception to that!
Jordan presents step-by-step instructions on how to gain root access and unlock the bootloader on your Nvidia Shield using tools from the XDA Forums. First, Jordan shows you how to unlock the device. Then he shows you how to gain root access. If you are having trouble installing the proper drivers on Windows 8, Jordan recommends checking out wwJoshdew’s video. So take a moment and check this video o. . . READ ON »
Posted August 9, 2013 at 09:30 am by Jimmy McGee
The Nvidia SHIELD‘s open source materials were released, while the this wasn’t the case for the Nexus 7 (2013). That and more are covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this weekend. Included in this week’s news is an article about optimizing your Chormecast and news about the XDA Development Database.
Jordan talks about the other videos released this week on XDA Developer TV. XDA Developer TV Producer Kevin released a video, giving you a basic education about the Android kernel, Jordan reviewed the Nvidia Shield, and TK gave an app review of C Locker and C Widget. Pull up a chair and check out this video.. . . READ ON »