++August 2nd 2013++
NVIDIA is proud to announce both the public availability of NVIDIA SHIELD and the availability of SHIELD's Open Source Materials. This release provides, open source developers and Android hackers with everything they need to create custom OS images for SHIELD.
Head over to the Develop for SHIELD to grab the "SHIELD Open Source and Binary Driver Release" for both the preinstalled factory OS image and the latest OTA update. Additionally, NVIDIA has made a binary recovery image available if users want to restore their SHIELD to the stock NVIDIA software configuration.