Mobile Development

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by Eric Foo, posted Dec 11 2013

We are proud to announce the release of Tegra Android Development Pack 2.0r7, the ultimate companion for developing native Android applications. Tegra Android Development Pack (TADP) is a single package that sets up an Android development environment and installs all software tools required to developing for Android.

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Tags Game & Graphics Development, Mobile Development, Tools

by Eric Foo, posted Nov 15 2013

Shortly after the release of the NVIDIA SHIELD update to Android 4.3 (OTA Update 63/64), a bug was discovered that prevents Nsight Tegra, and other debuggers, from attaching to applications for debugging. This bug does not affect devices that are flashed with a full image. Instead it only affects devices where the OTA Update 63/64 releases were applied as a System Update on the device. A workaround to this issue is available to developers by directly flashing a full image onto the device by...

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Tags Game & Graphics Development, Mobile Development

by David Coombes, posted Nov 13 2013

The Tegra Note 7 tablet is equipped with the same best in class Tegra4 chip from NVIDIA. This is the same chip used in NVIDIA SHIELD making it one powerful tablet.

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Tags Game & Graphics Development, Mobile Development, Technologies

by Stephen Jones, posted Nov 08 2013

Android game developers using NVIDIA’s Tegra Android Developer Pack sample code have known for over a year and a half that Android can support all game controller buttons and axes in pure native (C/C++) code.  But until now, developers wanting to access the all-important analog axes on those controllers had to manually query non-NDK (i.e. non “stable”) APIs from Android libraries at runtime.  In addition to being a bit of an inconvenience to query the function needed, there was always the...

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Tags Game & Graphics Development, Mobile Development, Technologies, Tools

by Stephen Jones, posted Nov 06 2013

NVIDIA had a blast at the Big Android BBQ in Hurst, TX from Oct 12-14th.  An enthusiast show on many levels, the BBQ brings together a great convergence of Android modders and hackers, most of whom also seemed to be avid gamers!  NVIDIA showed off both high-end Android gaming and PC streaming on SHIELD with hands-on demos.  We brought along a host of internal SHIELD development hardware, too; it provided these Android-savvy attendees with a really good idea of what it takes to...

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