Tag Archive: Shield


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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Has the NVIDIA Shield TV been discontinued?

Best answer: No. The standard 16GB NVIDIA Shield TV has not been discontinued, nor has any other NVIDIA Shield TV model.

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Despite rumors, NVIDIA Shield TV has not been discontinued

Due to a lack of stock in late 2017, as well as multiple GeForce forums posts, it was believed that NVIDIA first discontinued the basic 16GB Shield, but then changed its mind and discontinued the Shield  [Read More…]

These are the best alternatives to the NVIDIA Shield TV

The NVIDIA Shield TV is hands down the best Android TV set-top box you can buy, offering a great mix of features for cord cutters and gamers alike. But all that greatness comes at a fairly high price. If you’re looking to save some money on your next streaming box, we’ve rounded up our picks for the best alternatives to the NVIDIA Shield TV.

A streamlined Android TV experience Xiaomi Mi Box

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These are the best wireless keyboards for your NVIDIA Shield TV!

The NVIDIA Shield TV is a fantastic device for streaming the best movies and TV shows from your favorite streaming services — but the included remotes and gaming controllers are pretty lousy for inputting your log-in credentials or searching for content. Fortunately, there’s support for wireless and Bluetooth keyboards that will make things oh so much easier!

For your NVIDIA Shield and more! Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480

One of the key features of this keyboard is the  [Read More…]

These are the best gaming controllers for the NVIDIA Shield TV

The NVIDIA Shield TV is the best Android box for gamers, with so many great ways to play the best games from the Google Play Store as well as PC games streamed through NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW service. If you want a couple extra controllers for some couch multiplayer, you’ll be happy to know that alongside its own excellent controller, the NVIDIA Shield TV offers Bluetooth support for other great gaming controllers.

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NVIDIA Shield adds voice chat in Fortnite

NVIDIA Shield, which is receiving a new software update today, is even better than when it was released in 2015. ($ 179 at Amazon)

The venerable Android TV box gets its 20th update with Shield Software Experience 7.1.

There’s a reason why we say the NVIDIA Shield is one of the best streaming boxes you can buy (and definitely is the best if you’re all-in on Android) — and today NVIDIA reminds us why. The Android-based  [Read More…]

The 3-year old NVIDIA SHIELD TV gets its 20th update

Owners of the NVIDIA SHIELD TV must be feeling pretty lucky right now, as their device is currently receiving the 20th update since it was released.

The Android TV, which is among the best product in its category, was released back in 2015, so the fact that it’s currently getting its 20th update today is mighty impressive.

Titled the SHIELD Software Experience Upgrade 7.1, the new build offers an impressive list of new features and improvements that will refine your  [Read More…]

Shield your new Galaxy Note 9 with the best!

Life’s view is better when you take it to the edge.

For most of us, our phone is an extension of ourselves, and losing or damaging it can almost feel like breaking a finger.

But fear not, the protection your new Note 9 deserves is here. With your Galaxy Note 9 either already in your hands or on its way to you, it’s up to you to make sure it stays looking fresh. Whitestone provides the first  [Read More…]

NVIDIA’s new Shield TV bundle throws in a Samsung SmartThings Link

The whole smash costs $ 219, but we’re already seeing it on sale.

NVIDIA today announced a new bundle for Shield TV. Dubbed the Shield TV Smart Home Edition, you get a Shield TV (which is still an excellent option for cord-cutters and the only Android TV box we recommend), the non-rechargeable voice remote, and a Samsung SmartThings Link — a USB fob that you’ll plug into the back of your Shield TV to enable access to Samsung  [Read More…]

Here’s why the NVIDIA Shield TV is still being updated after three years

The best Android TV product is also one of the best-supported Android products ever.

We all love the Shield TV around here. It’s almost universally thought of as the best way to get Android on your TV, isn’t outrageously expensive, and has enough power to stream your 4K HDR content without sputtering or complaining. It’s also a decent gaming console and makes for a heck of a streaming server when you use Plex or Kodi. It’s one  [Read More…]