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NVIDIA Shield Tablet updated to Android 6.0.1 with Vulkan graphics API support

NVIDIA Shield Tablet updated to Android 6.0.1 with Vulkan graphics API support

The original NVIDIA Shield Tablet has a new update that includes both Android 6.0.1 and Vulkan graphics API support.

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The update is the exact same one that was released a few weeks ago for the newer NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1. Here’s a reminder of what’s included in this over-the-air update.

Supports the new Vulkan™ API for high-efficiency access to SHIELD’s graphics hardware
Adds Android 6.0.1 changes including: Repositioned Navigation Buttons in Landscape mode & Updated Emoji
Double Tap Power Button to launch SHIELD Camera app
Do Not Disturb Until Next Alarm
Support for Android Doze mode & additional power optimizations
Adds USB MIDI support
Adds memory compression enhancement
Improved Wi-Fi connectivity when waking from sleep
Fixed Compass functionality
Fixed Gamepad Mapper issues
Fixed issues with moving apps to SD card
Fixed Doom 3 HDMI output issue
Repositioned Lasso Capture icons in landscape mode
Update to Android 6.0 Security Patch Level March 1, 2016
Overall stability and security enhancements

As usual, the over-the-air update has just started rolling out so it make take a few days for your tablet to get the upgrade.

Source: Android Central

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