Shield

Nvidia Shield TV gets a new, lower price ahead of Apple TV 4K launch

Nvidia’s Shield TV, an Android TV-based device that’s currently the best option available for 4K streaming fans, is getting a price drop with a new package that leaves out the included vid

TC Droidcast Episode 28: Android Wear Weary, Go For GRID Gaming

On this week’s Droidcast, Chris Velazco joins us from a bathroom, Kyle Russell contributes from New Hampshire, Greg Kumparak rises from his sick bed, and Darrell Etherington hosts from the perma

Nvidia’s Shield Tablet Is A Whole New Device With Android 5.0 And Grid Streaming Games

Nvidia’s Shield Tablet is among the first non-Nexus devices to get Android 5.0 Lollipop, and it starts rolling out today. I had a chance to spend some time with both the update and with Grid, Nv

Nvidia Shield Tablet Gets Lollipop Nov. 18, Grid Streaming Game Service Coming This Month

Nvidia’s Shield Tablet will be one of the first tablets beyond the Nexus 9 and Nexus 7 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop, with an update that arrives November 18. Nvidia isn’t stopping there, ho

Nvidia Promises Android 5.0 Update For Shield Tablet This Month

Android rollouts always have fans vying to see who gets a taste first; generally speaking, the Nexus faithful are rewarded for sticking to devices Google has committed to updating swiftly. Nvidia, whi

Nvidia’s Shield Tablet And Shield Controller Look To Offer No-Compromise Mobile Gaming

The Nvidia Shield was a first attempt by graphics chip- and card-maker Nvidia, but it gave the company a taste for building gadgets that wouldn’t go away, so now they’re back with the Shie

Nvidia Shield Gets Half-Life 2 And Portal As Valve Classics Get Their Android Moment

Nvidia’s Shield mobile gaming console has two powerful new titles under its belt today – Half-Life 2 and Portal, both from celebrated developer turned platform creator Valve, and both appearin

Nvidia Shield Update To Add Remote Streaming, More To The Android Mobile Game Console

Nvidia’s Shield is the best Android gaming handheld currently available, and though the field isn’t that rich or deep, a new update coming to the device in April takes a solid offering and

Android Is Gaming’s Future, And The One OS To Rule Them All, Says Nvidia CEO

Nvidia has some side bets on Surface and Windows RT, but Android is the really exciting OS of the future, according to CEO and co-founder Jen-Hsun Huang on an investor call today to discuss the compan

Nvidia Adds Console Mode To Outclass The Ouya, Updates To Android 4.3

Nvidia has updated its Shield Android-based mobile game console to add a host of new features, one of which is very interesting in terms of how it might affect the growing Android-based home game cons

Fly Or Die: The Nvidia Shield

In this decidedly dorky edition of Fly Or Die, yours truly and TC's resident Canadian Darrell Etherington duke it out over Nvidia's curious Shield game console and what it means for the future of Andr

This Week On The TechCrunch Droidcast: SHIELD Me From These Idiots, I Want A Wacom And Google’s Now Octopus

Midweek, we're here for you! Our hump day tradition of the TechCrunch Droidcast continues into its third episode with your host Chris Velazco, myself and special guest Romain Dillet delivering some wo

NVIDIA’s Shield Mobile Gaming System Feels Like The Way Android Games Should Be Played

NVIDIA brought its new Shield handheld gaming system to Google I/O this year and showed off a near-production device. The Shield made its debut at CES this year, surprising most since it's a consumer

NVIDIA’s $349 Handheld Shield Gaming System Will Ship In June, Pre-Orders Start Today

Remember NVIDIA's kooky Project SHIELD tablet? The one it unveiled to an unsuspecting public at back CES? Well, it's officially not just a "project" anymore -- it's a full-fledged product, and NVIDIA