Latest Nvidia Shield update adds Android 11 and other new tricks

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(Pocket-lint) - The Nvidia Shield is getting a caller "Shield Software Experience Upgrade 9.0" that adds Android 11 and a slew of different features.

The update, which started rolling retired connected 12 January, is for each Shield set-top boxes, including the archetypal exemplary from 2015. Apart from upgrading the operating strategy to Android 11, the Shield bundle update is adding Google’s Gboard keyboard by default for substance entry. Bluetooth enactment has been improved, too, with Bluetooth aptX and the quality to automatically disconnect Bluetooth devices erstwhile the Shield enters slumber mode.

GeForce Now subscribers volition besides get a mates of caller tricks.

The Shield present supports 4K HDR streaming for those who wage for GeForce Now’s RTX 3080 plan that costs $99.99 for six months. And each GeForce Now users are getting amended Twitch integration, simultaneous gaming and streaming successful precocious quality, and enactment for much mice and keyboards.

Lastly, those surviving successful the US tin get six months of Peacock Premium for escaped erstwhile they bargain a caller Shield TV. Peacock, which is NBCUniversal's streaming service, has a escaped ad-supported tier arsenic good arsenic a premium tier with nary ads for $5 per month. You tin larn much astir Peacock here.

Nvidia’s set-top container hardware past received a bundle update successful 2021, erstwhile it got the Google TV interface and improved 4K upscaling.

All bundle updates are straight pushed retired by Nvidia. You'll spot a notification successful the proposal enactment erstwhile an update is available. Once you confirm, the strategy volition auto-download and use the update. Or you tin cheque for updates astatine Settings > About > System updates.

Writing by Maggie Tillman.

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