NVIDIA SHIELD Update Adds Amazon Music, Customizable Quick Settings, and More

Dec 12, 2018
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The NVIDIA SHIELD is still a great device, even three years after its release primarily NVIDIAstill rolls out updates fairly often. It even got a full-scale Android Oreo update with bought a host of changes and a redesigned UI.  A new upgrade to the SHIELD is rolling out today with Amazon Music integration, NAS improvements, customizable Quick Settings, and more. Here is the complete changelog.

  • More Ways to Control SHIELD Using Google Home
  • Control SHIELD with Alexa and Amazon Echo
  • Amazon Music support
  • The latest monthly Android security updates
  • Adds customizable Quick Settings (Settings > System > Customize Quick Settings)
  • Adds option to auto-upgrade SHIELD (Settings > About > System upgrade > Auto-upgrade)
  • Adds support for SMBv3 when mounting network storage (NAS or PC) to SHIELD
  • Automatically sets color mode when playing Rec. 709 content
  • Adds option to sleep idle USB drives (Settings > Storage & reset > Sleep drives when idle)
  • Fixes BT remote pairing issues (disable Settings > Security & restrictions > Bluetooth LE Privacy)
  • Adds ability to control soundbar power on/off via IR (Settings > Display & Sound > Power Control)
  • Adds network link speed when connected via Ethernet (Settings > Network > Connected)
  • [SHIELD 2015 and Pro] Adds notification to migrate app data from SD Card to internal storage
  • Adds ability to control TV/AVR volume over HDMI-CEC from Amazon Echo
  • Adds option to disconnect Bluetooth audio devices
  • Improves responsiveness of SHIELD TV mobile app when connected over Wi-Fi

Amazon Prime subscribers can connect their accounts to the new Amazon Music account to stream music on the SHIELD. If you want to give it a try, you can get it for $0.99 for three months as a part of Amazon’s ongoing promotion. You’ll also be able to control playback with Google Home and Echo devices. The update adds a few more commands like “Pause.” and “Resume.” NVIDIA also added some additional options for the Quick Settings (the menu items at the top of the settings UI). You can add links to SHIELD accessories, check for any updates, and more. The latest SHIELD software is rolling out now and you should receive it in the coming week.

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Source: Nvidia

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