Tag Archive: Tegra


NVIDIA Shield TV with updated Tegra X1 and Android 9.0 Pie is in the works

It looks like the NVIDIA Shield TV is getting a much-needed refresh.

What you need to know New variant of the NVIDIA Shield TV showed up on the Google Play Developer console. Its codennamed mdarcy and is running Pie. We could see an updated Tegra chipset powering the new device.

The NVIDIA Shield TV hasn’t received much in the way of updates following its launch all tthe way back in 2015, and although NVIDIA rolled out a  [Read More…]

Nvidia’s new ‘superchip’ for mobile is the Tegra X1

The folks at Nvidia have been working hard over the last couple of years to blur the lines between their desktop class GPU architecture and their mobile GPU architecture, and at CES this year the company wants to show off how they have raised the bar. Their latest achievement has been dubbed the Tegra X1, bringing with it the power of Nvidia’s Maxwell GPU. Just like last year, Nvidia hopes to prove  [Read More…]

Google using NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor in Project Ara

Google’s shown quite a bit of love to NVIDIA and its Tegra K1 processor lately, throwing the chip into the Nexus 9 and the Project Tango tablet. The love doesn’t stop there, though, as Google has revealed that it’s also using the K1 in Project Ara.

On its official Google+ page, Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group has revealed that it’s created a couple of Project Ara reference designs and module prototypes based on the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, as  [Read More…]

Google to bring Nexus 9’s Tegra K1 processor to Project Ara

Project Ara will offer a few choices in processor selection, and now Google has announced that it is working with Marvell and NVIDIA to bring their application processors as options for the modular smartphone. Both the NVIDIA Tegra K1, the same chip that’s found inside the Nexus 9 tablet, and the Marvell PXA1928 will be joining Rockchip as options for Ara’s processing power.

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Z Steel Soldiers and T.E.C. 3001 launch with Tegra optimizations for NVIDIA Shield devices

NVIDIA announced that two new games had launched on the Google Play store that are optimized for the company’s Tegra chipsets for play on the SHIELD Portable handheld gaming device and the SHIELD Tablet. Z Steel Soldiers comes with additional optimizations for SHIELD players and T.E.C. 3001 will deliver great graphics performance.

Acer announces Tegra K1-powered Chromebook 13

A new entry into the ARM Chromebook market that has plenty of potential

Acer is expanding on its Chromebook lineup today with a new ARM-powered option that’s the first Chromebook to make use of NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 processor. The Acer Chromebook 13 is the second Chromebook from the manufacturer, but is distinctly different from the popular Intel-powered C720 model released last year.

As the name would suggest this is a 13-inch laptop, and though it isn’t  [Read More…]

NVIDIA reportedly working on Tegra K1 Android gaming device

NVIDIA is reportedly working on an Android-based gaming device that will be able to run visually intensive titles by offloading graphics processing to a desktop GPU. According to BBC News, NVIDIA’s gaming device will feature the Tegra K1 chipset, which would allow it to natively run Android games. When linked to a PC with a desktop GPU, the device will be able to run PC titles through the graphics giant’s GeForce Experience, and stream games to  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 gets OTA update that boosts Netflix streaming to 1080p

Owners of NVIDIA‘s Android-based Tegra Note 7 tablet should check their device to see if they have an OTA update to download. The company has announced that once that update is installed, the hardware can start streaming Netflix videos in full 1080p.

Xiaomi unveils the MiPad, first tablet to feature NVIDIA’s Tegra K1

At an event in Beijing today, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun unveiled the manufacturer’s first tablet, called the MiPad. The tablet looks like a plastic version of the iPad mini as far as the design is concerned, and even comes with the same screen size and resolution.

Security focused Blackphone decides on Tegra 4i

The super-security focused Blackphone was first announced at Mobile World Congress in February, but today we’re learning a little more about what makes it tick. Initial launch materials didn’t specify exactly which CPU would be powering the Blackphone, but today sees the announcement that it will in fact be a Tegra 4i.