Nvidia is gearing up to release the new version of the Android OS called Lollipop onto the company's Shield Tablet soon and yesterday they released a video showing off Lollipop on said tablet along with some of the cool features we can expect to see when it arrives as an OS update using the Simple Software Update feature on the tablet.
Technology is pretty wonderful these days, allowing us to pretty much do what we want with just about anything we want. This includes making games that use virtual reality, different objects as controllers, and various other wondrous things for us to enjoy as gamers. A new project is in the works to actually turn your car into a gaming peripheral of sorts. Welcome to the Baen Project.
Virtual Reality is certainly becoming a pretty interesting sector of the video gaming industry to watch. There are plenty of companies doing the whole Virtual Reality thing with headsets of their own. This really stems from the Oculus Rift doing so well before being sold to Facebook. Archos is planning on getting into the Virtual Reality scene with a headset as well which will be available this November.
While we may not have posted any of the rumors or leaks for the next Nexus device that have been circulating the internet over the past couple of months, we have definitely been keeping an eye on the development of such as device. Today Google has officially announced the Nexus 9 tablet and this time the new Nexus device will be coming from HTC, the Nexus 6 phone and the Nexus Player.
Emulating another operating system on a platform not native to said operating system isn't a new thing. There are plenty of emulators out there that can emulate just about anything you want, even on a platform like Samsung Gear Live. So while putting Window95 onto your Gear Live might seem a bit odd of an idea at first, until the cool factor sets in. Of course playing DOOM on it definitely adds to that.
The NVDIA Shield Tablet is receiving a new update today, that brings more "enhancements and fixes" to the device. It will be available for both the 16 GB Wi-Fi model and the 32 GB LTE model, which launches today.
The first of Nvidia's line of gaming-centric Android devices, the Nvidia Shield has done pretty good for itself. There are still a couple of items being tweaked though regarding the device's software and Nvidia has kept working on supporting the device and today we get Update 92 which fixes some of these software issues.
Sony announced two new smartphones, the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, each of which will support Remote Play from the PlayStation 4. Owners of both the PS4 and Xperia Z3 will be able to play PS4 games on the Xperia Z3 screen, with the help of a new accessory, the Game Control Mount GCM10.
Barnes and Noble has struggled recently with their line of Nook tablets. While their partnership with Samsung was announced a few months ago, their new tablet has been revealed and is available for purchase now.