Tag Archive: Shield


The Shield TV hasn’t gotten Oreo yet because no one cares about Android TV

Oreo should arrive at some point this year, but this still isn’t a good sign.

As I’ve said before, the NVIDIA Shield TV is the best way to experience Android TV. It’s fast performance, unique design, and excellent software make it a great buy, and while NVIDIA’s typically been fast with software updates, Oreo has been noticeably absent from the streaming box. However, it looks like we finally have a reason for its delay.

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NVIDIA Shield TV 6.3 update adds Nest Cam streaming, new apps, and more

The best Android TV box keeps getting better.

The NVIDIA Shield Android TV is still the best gadget around for experiencing everything that Android TV has to offer, and its latest 6.3 software update adds a few extra goodies to it that make the user experience even better.

For starters, NVIDIA has added support for watching live streams of any Nest Cams that you own. To do this, just hold down the microphone button on your remote  [Read More…]

You can now view your Nest Cameras on your SHIELD TV with version 6.3

The SHIELD TV continues to be one of the best Android TV offerings and it just keeps getting better. The latest update adds some awesome new features including the ability to view your Nest Camera feed directly on your TV. A previous update saw Google Assistant added to the SHIELD TV and the latest update […]

Best Universal Remote for NVIDIA Shield TV

Shield TV is the best Android TV box you can get. You need a remote control that complements it.

So you’ve got an NVIDIA Shield TV. Congrats — you own the own Android TV box I think you should consider purchasing. And along with Shield TV comes a sexy little remote control. So little, in fact, that I can’t find mine anymore. It’s probably somewhere in the house — but damned if I know where.

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Google Assistant finally comes to Android TV, NVIDIA SHIELD TV gets it first

Back at CES 2017, Google promised the Google Assistant will soon make its way to the Android TV platform. Well after months of waiting (CES took place in January), the feature is finally rolling out, first for the NVIDIA SHIELD TV, but Sony Bravia TVs with Android TV will also be getting it in the […]

Google Assistant finally launches on Android TV, starting with the NVIDIA Shield

It’s better late than never.

Google has announced that Google Assistant is finally making its way to Android TVs, starting with the NVIDIA Shield Android TV. The AI platform seems to be available just about everywhere else in the home, but having Assistant on the biggest screen in your home is a great way to experience its power.

The feature set for Assistant on Android TV is the same as what was first teased back in  [Read More…]

NVIDIA SHIELD TV is now only $179, without the Shield Controller

The NVIDIA SHIELD TV – which was launched a few months ago for $ 199 – just received a price cut. With this discount, NVIDIA is obviously trying to divert customers away from the new Apple TV 4K which cost $ 199. The discounted SHIELD TV is offered with 16GB of storage on board and the SHIELD […]

NVIDIA Shield TV vs. Apple TV 4K: Which should you buy?

It’s the battle of the best streaming boxes! Android TV vs. tvOS!

Sandwiched between the new Apple Watch and iPhone announcement, Apple announced the latest version of its streaming box, the Apple TV 4K. It’s a big improvement over the current generation of Apple TV boxes — but how does it stack up against the reigning king of Android TV, the NVIDIA Shield TV? Let’s take a look!

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Apple has significantly boosted the  [Read More…]

How to fix out-of-sync audio on your NVIDIA Shield

How do I fix out-of-sync audio on the NVIDIA Shield Android TV?

If there’s one thing that’s frustrating with watching streaming digital content it’s when the audio is just off from the video. Once you notice it you can’t not notice it.

And for whatever reason, it’s an issue that’s been affecting my NVIDIA Shield Android TV for the past few months — and I’m not the only one. It’s a common enough issue that it keeps  [Read More…]

Best Android Games for the NVIDIA Shield TV

What are the best games to play on the NVIDIA Shield TV from the Google Play Store?

As NVIDIA proclaims in every ad, their new Shield Android TV box is “the streamer for gamers”. So which games are worth checking out?

Well, for starters we’re not going to dive into NVIDIA’s GeForce Now subscription service, or NVIDIA Gamestream. We’ll touch on those services later.

For now, we’re just going to highlight some of the best games available  [Read More…]