New NVIDIA Shield OTA Allows Users To Move App Data To SD Card, More

The NVIDIA Shield has just received a new OTA update that improves on the some existing features as well as adding in a bit more functionality to make the experience even better for gamers out there.

One new feature that should have some Shield owners excited is the ability to move application data from the device’s internal storage to the SD card, along with improved PC streaming, WiFi enhancements, and more.

Check out the official changelog from the NVIDIA Shield Release Notes page below:

Release date: 8/29/13
Software Update 59
This update contains important enhancements and bug fixes, including:

  • Ability to move select app and game program (APK) files from SHIELD internal storage to the microSD card. Learn more at
  • Improved Miracast streaming with Actiontec ScreenBeam Pro (requires ScreenBeam firmware release or higher).
    • ScreenBeam owners can download the latest Actiontec ScreenBeam firmware and learn how to update the firmware .
  • Improved PC streaming stability, gamepad detection, and Wi–Fi performance
  • Support for Tegra developer tools: CPU sampling profiler (Tegra Profiler) and GPU analysis (PerfHUD ES). Learn more at

As the Shield begins to mature, NVIDIA will be providing even more great features for users and developers, making the experience on this uber-powerful handheld gaming system that much better.

If you haven’t had a chance to see the NVIDIA Shield in action, be sure to check out our official review and some of the games that have been developed to take full advantage of the high-quality gaming controls right here!

So, Shield owners, head over to the Settings menu and About Shield to get your update on now!

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