Nvidia Shield Tablet owners should begin seeing an OTA update message popping up on their screens as Nvidia has begun pushing out version 2.2 for their tablets. Among the features that come with this update are new GRID games, more battery life improvements, Shield HUB 4.1, and more.
Amazon is currently offering up a bit of a deal when it comes to purchasing a Nvidia Shield Tablet from their site. This isn't a sale on the Shield Tablets where the price of the tablet is discounted. Instead Amazon is offering buyers a $30 Amazon Gift Card with a purchase of a Shield Tablet.
Last night Nvidia began pushing out a new OTA update for their Nvidia Shield Tablet which will bring Android 5.0.1 Lollipop to owners of said tablet. There is actually quite a lot of enhancements that will arrive once you have 5.0.1 installed including live HD effects for the camera, SHIELD power control and memory optimizations.
So far Nvidia has really been pushing their Shield line of products over the past month, whether it be offering up a discount for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or something else, it has been a good time to buy a Shield Portable or a Shield Tablet. Right now Nvidia has put up another deal to take advantage of for the holidays which features the 32GB version of their Shield Tablet.
We have been following the progress of the Lollipop update since it was announced that the Nvidia Shield Tablet would be the first commercial product outside of the new Nexus series of devices that would be receiving the new Android OS. Well the update is right on time and is now being pushed out to Nvidia Shield owners.
Following the recent release of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 7.0 is the Samsung Galaxy Tab Nook 10.1. Featuring a 10.1" 1280x800 display, the latest Nook is another Samsung/Barnes and Noble Hybrid and retails currently for $299 with an instant $50 rebate.
If you are not yet sold on getting an Nvidia Shield Tablet for your Android gaming needs, this morning Nvidia began teasing on Twitter that there are a bunch of new features coming to their tablet, the biggest one being Android 5.0 Lollipop.
This is probably the fastest we've seen a device going from announcement to launch, at least when it comes to Nvidia. They are definitely not wasting any time with getting their new Shield Tablet into the hands of Android gamers and today customers in Canada and the US are having their units shipped out.
Yesterday we reported on Nvidia's upcoming Shield Tablet and the massive leak that basically unofficially announced the new device along with pricing, hardware specs and pretty much everything else related to it. Today is the official announcement from Nvidia themselves along with all the details, pricing and launch date information as well.