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Is the NVIDIA Shield TV Pro still worth buying in 2019?

Best answer: Not exactly. NVIDIA winded down production of the 500GB Shield TV Pro in 2018. It’s no longer available from retailers such as Amazon or Best Buy but still appears to be for sale direct from NVIDIA’s website for $ 299 (linked below). Alternatively, you can find consoles on eBay selling for as high as $ 500 but please do not spend that much on an NVIDIA Shield TV Pro. Your best bet at this point  [Read More…]

Is it still worth buying the NVIDIA Shield TV in 2019?

Best answer: The NVIDIA Shield TV is still the best Android TV box you can buy in 2019. NVIDIA has done a great job offering software updates that continually make the Shield TV better than before, and the 16GB is a great option for any habitual streamer. So yes, it’s absolutely your best bet for an Android TV box in 2019.

Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV Smart Home Edition ($ 189) Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV Smart Gaming Edition  [Read More…]

The Nvidia Shield TV gaming edition is on sale for $168

Do it all in one device.

The Nvidia Shield TV 4K streaming media player gaming edition is down to $ 168 on Amazon. This version of the Nvidia Shield TV normally sells for around $ 190 and often as high as $ 200. Today’s price is one of the lowest we have seen outside of Black Friday sales. This price gives you the controller for less than $ 20 compared to the price of the regular Nvidia  [Read More…]

Control smart devices and save on Nvidia’s Shield TV 4K + SmartThings Link

Add this to your living room.

Amazon has the Nvidia Shield TV 4K Streaming Player bundled with Samsung’s SmartThings Link for $ 189.99 today. The Nvidia Shield normally sells for around $ 180 itself while the Link adapter sells for $ 40; today’s deal makes for one of the best prices ever for this bundle.

Using the included SmartThings Link transforms this streaming player into a Zigbee and Z-wave smart home hub, allowing you to wirelessly monitor  [Read More…]

Shield TV gets Amazon Music and 5.1 audio for YouTube with latest update

Google Assistant is also now available in three new countries.

Whether you’ve owned an NVIDIA Shield TV for a while now or are thinking about picking one up as a Christmas present (Pst, it’s on sale for just $ 142 right now) everyone’s favorite Android TV box is about to get even better thanks to the new SHIELD Software Experience 7.2 that’s rolling out to users now.

One of the biggest things included with this update is  [Read More…]

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…]