Open world puzzler ‘The Witness’ comes to SHIELD Android TV for $20

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Owners of NVIDIA's Android devices are no strangers to exclusive titles with somewhat higher than average prices. The latest release is notable in a few ways, though. The Witness has been available on Steam, PS4, Xbox One, and other platforms, but it's only about a year old. It's also one of the more expensive games available for the SHIELD at $20. That might still be worth it, based on the reviews. In The Witness, your character awakens with no memory on a mysterious (and beautiful) island. Read MoreOpen ...

NVIDIA SHIELD (2017) review: Still the king for a reason

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NVIDIA's SHIELD Android TV console has been, since its launch in 2015, the only Android TV you really should be paying attention to. For 2017, it has received a very light hardware refresh. Even with the changes overall being minor, it is still the only Android TV device you should be paying attention to. Now, many of the changes in the 2017 version of SHIELD came to the existing SHIELD console today via the 5.0 upgrade, including Android 7.0. Read MoreNVIDIA SHIELD (2017) review: Still the ...

Weekend poll: What smart TV system do you use?

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The war for your television's operating system (or, the operating system / platform you use to display content on it) is heating up. CES saw a refresh of the loved SHIELD Android TV console, and a new such box from Dish. We also saw Alexa on TVs, as well as continued attempts by the likes of Samsung and LG to push their own smart TV solutions. So, I wanted to get a snapshot of what kind of smart TV system you're using here at the beginning ...

Google Assistant coming to Android TV, more actions in development

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Until now, Google Assistant has been limited to the Google Home and the Pixel phones (unless you edited your phone's build.prop file). Assistant is slowly making its way to more devices, starting with Android TV. "In the coming months," it will become available on all Android TV devices in the US running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or higher (sorry, ADT-1 owners). Assistant on Android TV is similar to Google Home paired with a Chromecast, allowing you to play content from supported services (like YouTube, Netflix, Google Photos, etc) with ...