Tag Archive: NVIDIA


Stream, play, and control everything with the $142 Nvidia Shield TV

Add this to your living room.

The Nvidia Shield TV 4K Streaming Player is down to $ 141.55 on Amazon thanks to a price drop to $ 149 and a 5% off on-page coupon. The Nvidia Shield normally sells for around $ 180, and while we did see better prices over Black Friday, those were unique and very limited.

Some of the other versions are discounted as well. Get the Nvidia Shield TV Smart Home Edition with  [Read More…]

The Nvidia Shield TV Smart Home Edition is down to $180

The best price we’ve ever seen.

Amazon has the NVIDIA Shield TV Smart Home Edition on sale today for $ 179.98. This version of the Shield TV comes with the SmartThings Link. It transforms it into a Zigbee and Z-wave smart home hub to wirelessly connect to and control the many compatible smart devices so they can all work together. You would regularly pay $ 220 for the bundle when not on sale.

If you already use  [Read More…]

Here’s how to erase and reset the NVIDIA Shield TV

Whether you own the 16GB NVIDIA Shield TV or the 500GB NVIDIA Shield TV Pro, there may come a time when you need to clear everything out and start fresh. Thankfully, factory resetting an NVIDIA Shield TV is just as easy as factory resetting any Android phone.

Products used in this guide Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV ($ 140) Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV Pro ($ 299) Before you get started

The best and easiest way to delete all the  [Read More…]

Which storage size should you get for NVIDIA Shield TV?

Best answer: NVIDIA is phasing out the Shield TV Pro, which offers 500GB of internal storage. It’s still available for sale, but NVIDIA is moving forward with the 16GB Shield TV, which is just as capable for all your streaming and gaming needs with software updates offering improved support for mounting external drives as internal storage.

Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV (16GB) ($ 179) Amazon: SanDisk Ultra Fit 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive ($ 31) Amazon: NVIDIA Shield  [Read More…]

How to update apps on NVIDIA Shield TV

Even though the Google Play Store on the NVIDIA Shield TV offers auto-updates for your downloaded apps, it’s still important to know how to manually install app updates or uninstall a recent update.

Products used in this guide Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV ($ 179) Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV Pro ($ 299) How to do the thing From the Shield home screen, launch the Google Play Store.

Scroll down to My Apps.

Any installed  [Read More…]

Get a free 3rd gen Echo Dot with the $199 Nvidia Shield TV gaming edition

Brand new combo we’ve never seen before.

Right now on Amazon you can get a free 3rd-generation Echo Dot with the purchase of a Nvidia Shield TV 4K gaming edition for $ 199. This is a brand new bundle being offered on Amazon and no where else. The 3rd generation is the latest version of the Echo Dot, which makes this combo more current than a previous deal we saw that offered a free Google Home Mini with the  [Read More…]

Here’s how you can add extra storage to your NVIDIA Shield TV

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With the 500GB NVIDIA Shield TV Pro being discontinued and phased out, that leaves the standard 16GB NVIDIA Shield TV as the go-to Android TV streaming box. The bad news is that all that built-in storage is gone! The good news is you’re able to mount a USB drive as internal storage, and it’s really easy to do!

Products used in this guide Amazon: SanDisk Ultra Fit 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive ($ 31) Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV  [Read More…]

Amazon Alexa can now control NVIDIA Shield TV

Just in case the built-in Google Assistant isn’t good enough for you.

You can now control your NVIDIA Shield TV — that’s the uber-powerful streaming/gaming box that runs Android TV with Google Assistant — with Amazon Alexa.

Just in case you’d rather use an Amazon Echo to control the box that works directly with Google Assistant, which already can be triggered with an Android phone, or a Google Home speaker, or with the NVIDIA Shield TV remote, or hands-free  [Read More…]

OnePlus and Verizon, Digital Wellbeing updates, NVIDIA updates, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Thursday, October 18th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, Google brings Digital Wellbeing to Android One, Keep Notes is refreshed, the  [Read More…]

These are the best drives for expanding the NVIDIA Shield TV’s storage

The NVIDIA Shield TV is the best Android streaming box that money can buy in 2018, and there are savings to be had for opting for the 16GB Shield TV — but if that doesn’t sound like enough storage space for your media needs, you can make use of the NVIDIA Shield TV’s USB ports and mount an external storage device to expand your available storage.

Barely there at all SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive

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