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On Wednesday, a day before the scheduled launch, Nvidia said it had discovered a "mechanical issue" in the Shield multimedia device, which lets users play Android and PC games using either the built-in screen or on their TVs.

It will be shipped in July. Nvidia's graphics chips are well-known to enthusiasts in their 20s who deck out desktop computers with high-end components to get the best out of first-person shooters and other games.

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That sounds more like a desirable feature than a "mechanical issue."

Or am I crazy?

Edit:

Never mind I think is was just some odd wording. I thought they we trying to say that the bug was that it "lets users play Android and PC games using either the built-in screen or on their TVs." I think I need some more caffeine...
Edited by FallenFaux - 6/26/13 at 3:03pm
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EDIT: Looks like this is a repost.
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So are we going to be able to "hack" it and play PC/Android games then?
Not sure yet...
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Wait I don't understand... is there something wrong with letting it stream to the TV instead?
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Originally Posted by Aaron_Henderson View Post

So are we going to be able to "hack" it and play PC/Android games then?

It runs android 4.2.1 out of the box... of course you can play android games.

PC Games on the other hand? They would apply you can install windows on it, which is no.
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Wait I don't understand... is there something wrong with letting it stream to the TV instead?

You want a handheld with a broken display? really?
Edited by darksideleader - 6/26/13 at 3:41pm
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Mechanical means physical fault e.g button or hinge...it's supposed to stream to the TV and play android and PC games, it would be pointless if it couldn't. I will agree that it is a very poorly written article and that's coming from a dyslexic person with the English skills of a monkey.
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Wait I don't understand... is there something wrong with letting it stream to the TV instead?

I think they wanted to say it as a separate statement, but mixed the two sentences (mechanical issue and actual feature) and it seems like an actual feature of the device was the failure.
   
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I think they wanted to say it as a separate statement, but mixed the two sentences (mechanical issue and actual feature) and it seems like an actual feature of the device was the failure.

right... I get it now. Poor word choice for sure.
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1404509/nvidia-nvidia-shield-delayed-until-july/0_30
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