Tag Archive: Shield


How to mount network storage to the NVIDIA Shield TV

You don’t have to just use storage either inside or physically attached to the NVIDIA Shield TV.

This wonderful media box can also hook into network attached storage, perfect if you’ve got a NAS at home that’s crammed full with your personal media files. Making it so your NVIDIA Shield can see this drive is a pretty simple process.

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All you have to do is follow these steps:

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How to boot NVIDIA Shield TV straight into live television

It’s a TV box so it’s not unreasonable to want to boot straight into live TV. Here’s how to do it.

If you’re using your NVIDIA Shield TV in conjunction with the Live Channels app for over the air television, then there’s a strong chance that’s going to be the first thing you want to see when you turn it on. But, like any other Android device, the first thing you see when you turn it on  [Read More…]

How to add live TV channels to NVIDIA Shield TV

With the right hardware, your NVIDIA Shield can show you live, over the air TV. Here’s how.

If you have an Android TV set, then obviously live television is built right in; otherwise, it’d be a pretty poor product. But if you’re picking up a set-top box like the NVIDIA Shield, you’re not left out in the cold. With some additional hardware and a few spare minutes, you can have the same experience on any TV.

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Nvidia is now letting Shield TV owners beta test new features

If you’re a fan of unfinished software connected to your television, Nvidia would like to hook you up.

All of the best official beta trial programs make sure you know that participation will not void your warranty, right? The folks at Nvidia are reaching out to Shield TV owners this week in search of willing test subjects for upcoming features and software updates. It’s being called the Shield Preview Program, and all you need to sign up, and a  [Read More…]

The NVIDIA SHIELD TV increases dominance of the 4K market with it’s latest update

With purchase prices for 4K TVs becoming evermore affordable, the ability to stream 4K content is becoming as essential as it is desirable. With 4K TV adoption continuing to rise and more and more 4K content being made available, there is one standalone device in today’s market that most certainly has your back. The NVIDIA SHIELD TV […]

The NVIDIA Shield TV is the best thing that ever happened to PC gaming

As if we needed another reason to get a Shield TV.

The NVIDIA Shield TV is one of our favorite Android devices of all time. At least it’s one of my favorite Android devices of all time. It’s the best Android TV box, is well supported by the company that makes it, and has the oomph to push out FHD HDR video to any TV that supports it.

Gamestream isn’t new but it’s a thing that didn’t  [Read More…]

Nvidia Shield is the ultimate Android TV device (Review)

Nvidia is known for their desktop GPUs but they also have their line of Shield-branded Android devices such as the Shield Tablet and the Shield portable gaming device. One device, the Shield TV set-top box, was recently added to the roster as an Android TV device that you can stream your media on as well […]

How to set up Plex Media Server on your NVIDIA Shield TV

Turn your Shield TV into a Plex Server is both easy and convenient!

When it comes to the centralization of your media in one place, nothing does it better than Plex. It’s a very versatile and user-friendly application that lets you stream all your media to any device with the Plex app installed.

Best of all, it comes preinstalled on all NVIDIA Shield TVs, making the Shield a natural choice to set up as your Plex Media  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield Android TV is the best Kodi box you can buy

While it’s more expensive than the competition, the NVIDIA Shield Android TV’s long-term value makes it so much more than a Kodi box.

Kodi has been popping up in the news more and more often these days with the popularity of cord cutting on the rise. It’s a very capable media center that’s available for a multitude of different platforms but arguably works best and is easiest to set up on an Android TV box — especially  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield TV is still the best Android TV box

There are a number of ways to get Android TV into your living room. This one truly is the best, though.

For those who are completely immersed in the Android ecosystem — and, frankly, even for those of us in mixed marriages — Android TV may well be one of the best-kept secrets Google has. The question, then, is how do you get Android TV? If it’s already built into your TV, great. That’s maybe my favorite way to use  [Read More…]