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Nvidia restarts its Shield tablet’s Marshmallow OTA update

After fixing the WiFi issues found in the earlier Android 6.0 Marshmallow updates, Nvidia starts rolling out updates for its original Shield Tablet. The update was halted earlier since many users have complaints about the device post the update. It is also notified that the OTA update for both the original Shield tablet and the Shield Tablet K1 are out. A company representative said,”At this time, we’re confident we have corrected the problem and are releasing a new Software Update.”

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It is also notified that the OTA update for both the original Shield tablet and the Shield Tablet K1 are out. A company representative said,”At this time, we’re confident we have corrected the problem and are releasing a new Software Update.”

Apart from the Marshmallow OS update, the following are the patches and improvements for the original Shield Tablet:

  • New NVIDIA SHIELD Camera – New UI inspired by Material Design, improved burst photo functionality, Adds new real-time HD Image Effects
  • Now on Tap – Quickly find information related to what you are seeing on the screen, also from inside an app
  • New Adoptable Storage – MicroSD cards can be integrated with main internal storage, auto-managed by system
  • User Interface Upgrades – Personalize Home & Lock screens with different wallpapers, new NVIDIA wallpapers; Personalize Quick Settings menu, add/remove, rearrange toggles; Google Now voice commands can be launched from lock screen
  • Improved App Permissions – Permissions are now managed centrally
  • Power Consumption – App Standby power improvements; New App Optimization feature; Improved BT Low Energy scanning power efficiency
  • System-wide improvements – Monitor Memory Usage with detailed usage of each app; Improvements to WiFi Connectivity; Optimized preloaded apps;
  • Update to Android 6.0 Security Patch Level January 2016

The updates and improvements for Shield Tablet K1 are as follows:

  • Optimized behavior of legacy apps that lead to instances of increased power consumption
  • Improvements to WiFi connectivity
  • Fixed crashes in Performance, Power, and Display settings
  • Fixed crashes in Game Mapper
  • Fixed Doom 3 not launching
  • Added back SHIELD Controller touchpad functionality
  • Added support for Stylus Lasso Capture functionality
  • Update to Android 6.0 Security Patch Level January 2016
  • Fixes to App Optimization feature

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