Spruces up 2015 and 2017 Shield console
Another day brings another OTA update for Shield 2015 and 2017 consoles and making the software "Shield Experience upgrade 5.1."
Strategy this year is to sell high-end smartphone SoCs
MediaTek, the fabless semiconductor company from Taiwan that provides SoCs for HDTVs, Blu-ray players and wireless products, saw its revenues jump by 29.2 percent year-over-year to a record high of $8.6 billion (¥$275.51 billion), according to the latest industry reports.
Brings Vulkan API support and more
Nvidia has released the major Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Shield Android TV console which brings both Vulkan API as well as plenty of other improvements and upgrades.
New bundle gives US $49.99 value to Android TV
Nvidia has launched a new Shield Android TV bundle, giving a free remote to the Android TV console at the same price.
Select countries and retailers
Although it was officially announced back in May in the US, Nvidia's Shield Android TV set-top box/console, will now be available in select European countries and retailers.
Half-Life 2: Episode Two and ten more games
Nvidia has added a couple of more games to its Shield Hub app store, including Half-Life 2: Episode 2 game.
GDC 2015: 4K TV, gaming and streaming device coming in May
During its Made to Game event at Game Developers Conference 2015 in San Francisco, Nvidia unveiled the newest member of the Shield family, a set-top box running Android TV, simply called Shield.
Lollipop Android 5.0 on a TV
Last week we saw a great smart TV powered by a MediaTek Quad Core SoC running Android 5.0.
Quad-core big.LITTLE running Android 5.0
MediaTek has struck a deal with Google to power the first UHD TV platform for Android TV. The company has some new silicon for smart tellies and plans to demonstrate Android TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Quad-core Intel SoC