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LineageOS Changelog 23: Night Display controls Night Mode, Expandable Volume and Quick Settings, Call Recording, and more

LineageOS was born from the ashes of CyanogenMod back in late 2016/early 2017, and since its beginning, the custom Android distribution has grown to support dozens of devices with millions of users. Back in late February of 2019, the team announced LineageOS 16 based on Android 9 Pie for 24 devices. Over the last few...

The NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV may get refreshed with a newer Tegra X1

NVIDIA's SHIELD TV product is beloved by the Android community because of its (still) powerful Tegra X1 and years of software support. NVIDIA' first Android TV box was released in 2015, and it was refreshed in 2017. Now, after we discovered that NVIDIA is working on a new SHIELD controller and remote, another product we've...

NVIDIA is working on a desktop mode feature, possibly for a new 2-in-1 SHIELD Tablet

NVIDIA is best known for its desktop and laptop GPUs, but the company's SoCs for mobile devices have had decent success. The wildly successful Nintendo Switch is powered by the NVIDIA Tegra X1 SoC, making the Switch the most popular mobile product with a Tegra chipset. But the Nintendo Switch isn't the only mobile device...

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet is getting support for LineageOS 15.1

The NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet was one of the most interesting devices for its time. It boasted NVIDIA's own Tegra K1 chipset, an 8-inch screen, and front-facing stereo speakers. It was mostly aimed at gamers, but it could've been used as a decent entertainment device. Unlike the SHIELD Android TV box, NVIDIA ended its software support...

Keyboard shortcut enables hidden split-screen functionality on the NVIDIA SHIELD TV

Android TV boxes for consumers aren't exactly the most popular products out there (StrategyAnalytics estimates that 1 out of every 10 smart TV is Android TV-based), but they have a respectable amount of users. The NVIDIA SHIELD TV is one of the few products running the platform that has gained a lot of popularity in...

NVIDIA is working on a new SHIELD Controller and SHIELD Remote

In 2015, NVIDIA released its first SHIELD TV, an Android TV set-top box. Nearly 4 years later, the SHIELD TV is still one of the best media players on the market thanks to NVIDIA's software support and the SHIELD's hardware. The SHIELD TV's Tegra X1 SoC—the same chip found in the Nintendo Switch—can easily handle...

NVIDIA Shield Experience 7.2.3 rolls out with Xbox Elite wired controller support

The NVIDIA Shield is arguably one of the very few Android TV boxes that is actually worth every penny. The device was originally released in 2015 and it has been receiving consistent updates ever since. The last version of the system, Shield Experience 7.2.2, was released in January. It brought automatically switching the color modes...

Verizon is testing a cloud gaming service for Android devices

One of the many great benefits of 5G will be improved cloud gaming. Companies like Google and NVIDIA already have their respective platforms like Project Stream and NVIDIA GeForce Now. Verizon is now starting to work on their own cloud gaming platform simply called Verizon Gaming. It brings game streaming directly to Android through the...

NVIDIA Shield Experience 7.2.2 update adds an option to automatically switch color modes

The NVIDIA Shield Android TV remains to be one of the most amazing Android devices in history. This relatively obscure device, at least in comparison to smartphones, has received consistent software updates for close to 4 years. Last month, the Shield Experience 7.2 update rolled out. Today, another update is hitting the Android TV set-top box. The...

NVIDIA SHIELD TV can now be controlled with Amazon Alexa

The NVIDIA Shield TV is one of the most popular smart devices in the Android ecosystem. The reason behind this is that the device has been out for about 3 years now and is still receiving updates from the manufacturer. Just a couple of months ago, NVIDIA rolled out the Android Oreo update to the popular...

[Hands-on] Project Stream lets you play High-End Games on any PC

Project Stream is Google's new game streaming service for computers running Google Chrome. A couple of us on the XDA Portal Team applied for early access to this service and three of us got into it. Project Stream is limited to only Assassins Creed Odyssey right now for this test. This game, which just launched...

NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV will soon get SMBv3 support

Our lives are becoming filled with more devices these days and the demand for them to interact with each is growing too. For decades, people have used Server Message Block (SMB) for computer networking and it has seen a number of upgrades since its inception. Most people use it to share files between computers, but it...