commentary It's a bold leap from mobile chips to product chops for Nvidia, with its game device, and Qualcomm, with its smartwatch. Now the question is whether they'll stick the landing.
Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang sees Shield spurring the development of great Android games, which ultimately benefits its Tegra business.
The tech giant adds new information to its Glass Explorers forum about shade and shield partners, how charging and earbuds work, swapping out the device frames, and more.
Monday's update brings Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to the game device, and a new "console mode" turns Shield into a portable living-room game console.
Google has announced what it is calling Project Shield, a new initiative to help small websites ward off DDoS attacks by routing traffic through its own system.
This free app filters your Facebook and Twitter feeds against sports and TV spoilers.
CEO Jen-Hsun Huang expects the gaming device to "do quite well."
The story incorrectly stated Amazon's deal for streaming "The Shield." The show's streaming deal is not exclusive to Amazon.
After a month-long delay, the Android-based portable gaming device will ship to preorder customers at the end of the month.
Nvidia discovers a last-minute "mechanical issue" with Shield and promptly delays it to July.