NVIDIA SHIELD upgrade 7.2 adds Amazon Music, customizable Quick Settings, and more

We just got done telling you that the SHIELD Android TV is still a great device three years after release in part because it keeps getting updates. NVIDIA isn’t stopping the updates, either. A new upgrade to the SHIELD is rolling out today with Amazon Music integration, NAS improvements, customizable Quick Settings, and more.

The 7.2 upgrade includes a few headlining features and a raft of smaller tweaks. Here’s the full list. Read MoreNVIDIA SHIELD upgrade 7.2 adds Amazon Music, customizable Quick Settings, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV re-review: Not the box you bought three years ago

The device we currently know as the “NVIDIA SHIELD” is not the first one to carry the name. That honor goes to the handheld device launched in 2013, later renamed SHIELD Portable. After that came the SHIELD Tablet, and finally the SHIELD Android TV in 2015. It was not the only way to get Android TV, but NVIDIA’s box is the only one that had any staying power. Three years on, this device has gotten 20 updates across three major Android versions. I can’t think of another Android device that offers so much value after more than three years of use. Read MoreNVIDIA SHIELD Android TV re-review: Not the box you bought three years ago was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

UK Black Friday and Cyber Monday roundup: The best deals this side of the pond

Thought we were going to let the Americans have all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday discount fun? Well, think again, as I’ve put together a list of some of the best deals you can find in the United Kingdom. It’s not exhaustive, by any means, as I’m only one man and there are tons of discounts flying around, but there’s hopefully an offer or two you might find useful.

Without a doubt, my favorite deal is for the Google Pixelbook. Read MoreUK Black Friday and Cyber Monday roundup: The best deals this side of the pond was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

You can now control your NVIDIA SHIELD TV with Alexa

Nvidia continues to improve the Shield TV experience, now offering users another way to control their Android TV box. Assistant support has been around for a little while now, but Alexa is joining the party thanks to a new skill. Simply activate said skill, link your Nvidia account, and you can start controlling your Shield with your Echo or other Alexa devices.
Alexa can control things like power, volume, media playback, and navigation. Read MoreYou can now control your NVIDIA SHIELD TV with Alexa was written by the awesome team at Android Police.