At the start of the month, NVIDIA brought good news to its NVIDIA Shield Tablet users, after it began pushing out its Marshmallow update to the devices. However, their good news quickly turned into confusion and a lot of frustration for users, as they discovered that after the update their Wi-Fi no longer functioned. NVIDIA’s customer representatives were quick to respond, and though the issues were resolved with users regaining their internew functionalities after a few reboots, some had to factory resetting their devices to fix the bug, which was a major inconvenience. Amid the rise of this bug, NVIDIA had to halt the OTA update roll out took it back to the drawing board.

Only two weeks since the Wi-Fi debacle, NVIDIA has begun with much hesitation, releasing the Marshmallow update once more, this time round with the bug apparently fixed. A representative of the company put a post on their official forum stating that they are confident that the problem was no longer present, and that the Android 6.0 software would now be made available to owners of the original Shield Tablet and the Tablet K1.

The Marshmallow update from NVIDIA is nearly stock, offering a handful of attractive extra wallpapers, an updated camera app not to mention the vanilla Android Marshmallow experience.

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