CES 2018 wrap-up: More Android TVs than you can shake a remote at

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Article Contents CES is wrapping up (I left Thursday afternoon), so we figured it would be a good time to sit down and give all of you an easy place to find a bunch of the stuff announced that are related to Android. This post will focus on all of the television sets that will come with Android TV installed. I got see a few of them on the show floor, but they weren't all that exciting from a brief glance standpoint — we've all seen ...

[$$$] NVIDIA announces 65″ 4K 120Hz gaming displays with Android TV built in

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NVIDIA Supersizes PC Gaming with New Breed of Big Format Gaming Displays “BFGDs” Integrate NVIDIA G-SYNC and SHIELD to DeliverWorld’s First Giant Screen PC Gaming Experience LAS VEGAS—CES—Jan. 7, 2018—PC gaming today makes the leap to a giant screen, with NVIDIA’s introduction of big format gaming displays, or BFGDs. Created in conjunction with NVIDIA hardware partners Acer, ASUS and HP, BFGDs integrate a high-end 65-inch, 4K 120Hz HDR display with NVIDIA® G-SYNC® technology together with NVIDIA SHIELDTM, the world’s most advanced streaming device. The combination delivers a buttery-smooth ...

NVIDIA Hosting Black Friday Deals on 15 Games for Up to 75% Off, Starts This Wednesday

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NVIDIA is getting in on the Black Friday action this year, but you won’t have to wait till then to get the savings. The deals will go live this upcoming Wednesday on Google Play, and inside, there’s a lot of great titles up to 75% off. Overlooking the list, I’ll name a few of the bigger titles. There will be DOOM 3: BFG Edition for just $2.49, Parallax for $1.25, Super Meat Boy for $3.75, as well as Tomb Raider 2013 for $3.75. That’s just the ...

DEAL: Get a SHIELD TV Pro for $35 Off at Newegg, Price Down to $265

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Usually priced at $299, buyers can grab an NVIDIA-made SHIELD TV Pro unit for just $264.99, thanks to a coupon code that saves you $35. The Pro model comes with 500GB of built-in storage, designed to be a media server for users who enjoy apps like Plex. Thanks to recent updates, all SHIELD TV models offer Google Assistant, and this unit does come with a 2nd-generation SHIELD Controller for all of your gaming needs. As a user of a SHIELD TV myself, I can confirm, these are ...

NVIDIA Says SHIELD TV 6.1 Update Arrives This Week, Hints at YouTube TV Android TV App Too (Updated)

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NVIDIA’s SHIELD TV units recently picked up a major update to v6.0 that included Google Assistant for the Android TV platform. It’s major in that Google Assistant turns Android TV into a control hub for your home life by allowing you to get info, access smart home objects, etc. This morning, though, NVIDIA posted details for a SHIELD TV 6.1 update that expands on Google Assistant, but may also have tipped off a YouTube TV Android TV app announcement. UPDATE: Google just announced YouTube TV Android ...

Halloween Sale for NVIDIA SHIELD Games Kicks Off on Friday

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Kicking off this Friday (October 27) and ending the night of Halloween, NVIDIA is hosting a sale on games for GeForce NOW as well as SHIELD TV. From the list provided to us by NVIDIA, there are two games for GeForce NOW players, Deadlight Director’s Cut (80% off, bringing it to $2.39) and The Guest (on sale for $3.39). For Android titles, most are marked at 50% off, including Whispering Willows, Doom 3 BFG Edition, The Final Station, Resident Evil 5, Space Hulk, Killing Floor Calamity, and ...

DEAL: SmartThings Link for NVIDIA SHIELD Now Just $10 With Code

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SmartThings finally opened up pre-orders for the SmartThings Link a few weeks back and gave us a substantial discount to $15 to kick things off. Now that the device is shipping, they are back with an even better deal. You can now buy the SmartThings Link for NVIDIA SHIELD for just $9.99 with coupon code at checkout. Since it retails for $40, that’s umm, yeah, that’s a good deal. If interested, keep in mind that you will need an NVIDIA SHIELD TV to plug this into. ...

SmartThings Link Dongle for NVIDIA SHIELD is Finally Up for Pre-Order and It’s Only $15

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NVIDIA’s SHIELD TV getting its Experience 6.0 update today with Google Assistant is a big deal, no doubt. However, one of the other big features they showed off all the way back at CES for their SHIELD TV unit has taken the next step towards arrival too. Anyone remember the new SmartThings Link dongle that NVIDIA said would allow your SHIELD TV to become a SmartThings Hub for home control? It’s up for pre-order! Also, it’s only $14.99 right now. Seriously, if you own an NVIDIA ...