Previous this month, NVIDIA and Plex introduced that thru an incoming update to model 3.2, the SHIELD Android TV field would have the opportunity to become a Plex Media Server, all however getting rid of the will so that you can run a PC as your media field. That update, which additionally comprises numerous different noteworthy options, is now to be had.
In line with the discharge notes, this update builds-in Plex Media Server, so it is possible for you to to make use of your SHIELD to move to all your units (even out of doors the house) or “boost up your media” thru SHIELD’s HD transcode. I've now not but up to date my SHIELD to 3.2, so I’m nonetheless now not positive if you wish to have the Plex Media Server app put in. For those who do, you'll be able to seize it here.
As for the remainder of the update, it comprises Netflix in HDR, VUDU in 4K, Dolby Atmos encompass sound, and YouTube 4K in 60fps. NVIDIA additionally tossed in accessibility of SHIELD folders from community PCs with drag-and-drop sharing (Settings>Garage & reset>Get entry to SHIELD folders on PC), mounting of a community hooked up garage software (NAS), an method to flip off your TV when SHIELD is going to sleep, image enhancements to RGB TVs, the most recent Android safety patch, and extra.
Yep, it’s an enormous update.