Category Archives: news

NVIDIA Recommended Routers

NVIDIA has posted a list of routers that are recommended for PC streaming compatibility.  Check the list to see if you’re router is part of the list for best performance.

  • Apple Airport Express 2G A1392
  • ASUS RT-AC66U
  • ASUS RT-N66U
  • Belkin F9K1105 v2
  • Belkin F9K1118
  • Buffalo WZR-HP-AG300H
  • D-Link Dir 865L
  • D-Link Dir-860L
  • Linksys EA6500
  • Netgear R6250
  • Netgear R6300
  • Netgear WNDR4500
  • Trendnet TEW-812DRU
  • Vizio XWR100
  • Western Digital AC1300-J2f

 

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Shield shipping on July 31st!

Good news, it looks as though the a Shield will be shipping out soon to those that pre-ordered through NVIDIA.

According to NVIDIA’s Facebook page, the shield should be shipping to reach those that pre-ordered by July 31st.

Via – [NVIDIA facebook]

Shield release date July 25th?

According to the Game Stop website, it looks like the Shield release date has been changed from the 31st to the 25th of July.  Hopefully NVIDIA will release a statement confirming this as the release date soon.

via – [Game Stop]

CNET Asia hands-on with the Shield

CNET Asia posted a good hands on with the device stating  and it sounds like the Tegra 4 allows for some great performance.  The only downsides seem to stem from the weight of the unit and the size when carrying it on the go.

Check out the full article at CNET Asia.

Dead Trigger 2 on the Shield

Androidcentral posted a great video of Dead Trigger 2 running on the Nvidia Shield.  I’m eagerly awaiting a chance to play this zombie-infested shooter on my Shield when it’s released.  For now, check out the video below and visit the androidcentral article below for more game details.

via – [androidcentral]

Nvidia Shield Battery life?

According to the interview with James Wang from NVIDIA, it sounds as though battery life for the Shield will be around:

  • 4-5 hours for Android games
  • ~10 hours for PC Streaming

via – americatvmagazines

Twitch.tv app gets Shield controller compatibility

The Twitch.tv app will have an update that allows the Shield physical controls to navigate and interact with the app.  Here’s a demonstration of it in action.

Shield subreddit page

If you visit reddit, you should check out and subscribe to theNvidiaShield subreddit page at the link below.

via – [reddit]

Nvidia Shield Preview at select movie theaters

Anyone in the New York or San Francisco bay area looking to get hands on with the Shield are in luck.  Nvidia is demoing their system at a handful of select movie theaters for those that are interested.

The 4 locations are:

New York Area

  • Garden State 16 – 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus, New Jersey
  • New Roc Stadium 18 – 33 Lecount Place, New Rochelle, New York

San Francisco Bay Area

  • Cupertino 16 – 10123 North Wolfe Road, Cupertino, California
  • Mercado 20 – 3111 Mission College Boulevard., Santa Clara, California

You can also check here to see if your local Game Stop or Microcenter has a Shield demo station to preview the system and games as well.

via – [Nvidia]