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NVIDIA Shield TV vs. Amazon Fire TV Cube: Which should you buy?

Which Android TV streaming box is best for cord cutters?

The NVIDIA Shield TV has been the best streaming solution for Android users since 2015, but Amazon is set to take over that top spot in 2018 with the Amazon Fire TV Cube.

Amazon’s latest living room entertainment solution sure looks compelling, in spite of its boxy design and slightly underpowered specs compared to the Shield TV. Both are better at doing different things, so deciding which  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield TV gets Android 8.0 Oreo update starting today

NVIDIA Shield TV is still the gold standard for Android TV. It starts at $ 179 on Amazon.

The only Android TV box you should buy just got better.

Big news for those of you who have NVIDIA Shield TV — which, by the way is the only Android TV box you should consider right now. The Android 8.0 Oreo update (which brings it up to the latest major version of Android)  [Read More…]

Weekend Recommender: Invisible Shield, mophie, Mount Genie, Circle, and more

We’ve gathered up some gear, games, and other cool things we think you should check out this weekend. Who knows? You could be looking at your next favorite thing to show off!

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Awesome NVIDIA SHIELD TV bundle giveaway! Enter at Android Central now!

The Shield TV by NVIDIA was Modern Dad’s pick for best Android TV box you can buy right now. It ticks off nearly every box for specs. Plus it’s one of the smattering of Android TV boxes that has access to Amazon Video, in addition to being one hell of a gaming rig. And it has voice-activated access to Google Assistant. It’s got Ethernet, HDR10, and Dolby Atmos support, plus expandable storage. This one’s also for pretty much  [Read More…]

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.

The good news  [Read More…]

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…]