America’s #1 LCD HDTV company can’t keep their new Co-Star Google TV box in stock. VIZIO began the $99 pre-order for the device last week and then reported it sold out of the first batch within 12 hours. Pre-orders were briefly back online two additional times, but they are currently unavailable.
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Google’s 1000Mbps fiber Internet service has been in the works for years now. After miles of red tape, costly construction fees and more than a few obstacles along the way, Google Fiber has finally launched in Kansas City, Missouri. And it’s everything you ever thought it would be.
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Today VIZIO announced that their $99 Google TV box, the Co-Star, is now available for pre-order. Customers who pre-order can take advantage of free shipping for a limited time and the first units are expected to be available around August 14th.
The Co-Star measures only 4.2 x 4.2 x 1.6 inches and weighs ... Read More »
Google TV may not be as hot as Google hoped it would be, but products like the new VIZIO Co-Star may be exactly what’s needed to excite consumers looking to turn their ho-hum flat panels into a true smart TV. The VIZIO Co-Star with Google TV box will give users access to media rich apps ... Read More »
OnLive has been around for a couple years now delivering console level gaming on lower end hardware by offloading most of the hard work to OnLive’s servers and then just streaming it to your device. The catch of course is that you need a pretty fast connection (at least 5 Mbps) to make it run ... Read More »
Google TV is almost an afterthought at this point. The service lacks a real differentiating feature to make it a must-have item in your entertainment center, and at least one of Google’s partners decided to stop making set top Google TV boxes because they feel the software is premature. Still, companies such as ... Read More »
Over the weekend Google teased some big announcements were coming to Google TV on Monday, but so far all we have seen is a blog post about a new YouTube udpate that is coming later this week. Many are assuming that the YouTube news was the big announcement, but Google actually ... Read More »
Google has posted a rather short and sweet message on Facebook page yesterday, hinting that they would have some big Google TV announcements on Monday. Google’s use of the plural “announcements” suggests Google has a few surprises for us up its sleeves.
While we likely won’t see a major platform refresh, as Google ... Read More »
As we suspected, Google TV had a fairly strong presence at CES this year. LG, Sony and Vizio all showed off new products which run on the Honeycomb update of Google TV. At the LG booth, we got to spend some quality time playing around with LG’s 3D 55-inch Google TV which features support for ... Read More »
In an attempt to seamlessly integrate their next generation Google TV software with top of the line hardware, Google may be looking for a TV manufacturer to partner up with. According to industry rumors, that partner just might be LG.
In the past, Google has only introduced their pure experience devices once the market becomes ... Read More »