Nvidia Shield Tablet and Tablet K1 Getting Software Upgrade 5.1 Right Now

Nvidia is updating its slates and consoles with Android to a new software version these days and right now they’re receiving Software Upgrade 5.1. Nvidia has always been good with software updates, not lagging behind the major device makers, which is a good thing. One of the best aspects about this is that even the OG Nvidia Shield from 2014,... 

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 Updated to Android 7.0 Nougat

The Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 still remains one of the best gaming tablets out there, at least till the Nintendo Switch arrives. Today we learn that the device is bound to get an Android 7.0 Nougat update these days. Owners of the device are finally going to get the improvements they’ve been waiting for, like the enhanced Doze mode, improved notifications... 

Nvidia Shield Tablet Confirmed to Get Android Nougat Update in a Few Weeks

While the rest of the big name phones and tablets are getting their Nougat fix these days, some are scheduled for a Spring update. And today we’ve also learned that the Nvidia Shield Tablet is ready for its share of Android 7.0 in the following weeks. Nvidia is also ready to roll out Android 7.0 to the Shield Android TV, but it’s also shipping... 

Nvidia Shield Tablet and Tablet K1 Get Software Updates, That Include Vulkan 1.0.1.0 Conformity, Security Fixes

The Nvidia Shield Tablet and Shield Tablet K1 have been updated with new software this week, straight from Nvidia and bringing conformity with Vulkan 1.0.1.0 among others. The upgrade for the Shield Tablet is labeled as “Upgrade 4.4”, while the Tablet K1 update goes as Upgrade 1.5. The changelog for both models mentions a software tweak... 

NVIDIA May Have Canned Its New Shield Tablet, on Account of Nintendo NX Slate With Tegra CPU Inside

Two big pieces of news have influenced the gaming tablet landscape over the past weeks: some leaked info about the Nintendo NX project proceeding, with patents included and NVIDIA’s canning of another Shield Tablet model. Even NVIDIA quoted “business reasons” for giving up on the project and it seems that Nintendo may have influenced... 

NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 Successor Apparently Cancelled, FCC Filing Confirms Product Existed Briefly

It appears that an NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 successor was in the cards for a bit, but in the end it has been cancelled, even though it hit the FCC at some point. Back in 2014, around summer time NVIDIA launched its Shield Tablet and then refreshed it with the Tablet K1 last year. In May this year, an FCC filing of a new Shield Tablet device appeared,... 

NVIDIA Shield Tablet Gets Software Upgrade 4.2, That Brings Compliance With Android 6.0 Professional Audio, More Novelty

If I had to pick two of the most updated tablets I’ve ever seen, those would have to be the Surface models and the NVIDIA Shield ones. The NVIDIA Shield Tablet is probably the most famous gaming tablet and we learned that it has received a new software upgrade to version 4.2. This one features in the changelog compliance with Android 6.0 Professional... 

NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 Gets Software Update, That Brings Professional Audio and Split Navigation Button

The NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 has just been updated, with some solid audio tweaks and more extras, that are detailed below. Android is known for its audio latency, that made audio editing apps basically impossible on the platform. Marshmallow solved that with a pro audio requirement last year and now the NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 meets said requirements,... 

Nvidia Shield Tablet Starts Getting Updated to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 got the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update about a month ago and now it’s the turn of the older Nvidia Shield Tablet to get it. We’re actually talking about Android 6.0.1, that just came to this model. It also includes the Android security patch from March and the release notes mention that we’re actually dealing... 

New Nvidia Shield Tablet Supposedly Pops up in FCC Filing, is Similar to the Tablet K1

It seems that Nvidia isn’t yet done with the Android gaming segment, since a supposed new tablet of theirs has been spotted in an FCC filing. All we get is the schematic below and some rumors about the new slate. The leaked model feels like a follow-up to the Tablet K1, sporting a similar form factor and a similar layout. The device measures... 

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