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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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Feel that calm in the air? Has your computer quit smoking from your RSS reader going nuts? That can only mean one thing during CES week: The show has actually started! The first day of CES is nothing like “Day 0.” Day 0 is when all the press events happen, when all the big products ... Read More »
Vizio has yet to really capture the momentum of Google and Android like some lesser known manufacturers, but they aren’t giving up yet. The company has a strong showing at CES this year, debuting a 10-inch Android tablet, some Google TV powered television sets and two Google TV set-top boxes.
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UK developer ustwo have been responsible for creating some of our favorite Android games. They created the Dot series of games, all of which have been the early reasons for our addiction to gaming on Android. They’ve also made extremely popular iOS games such as Whale Trail, which will ... Read More »
Last week we learned that Marvell would power some second-generation Google TV boxes, and last night we got our first preview of their Foresight Platform at CES Unveiled. Marvell only had a prototype box on display, but this was the first time we’ve seen the 1.2 GHz Marvell Armada 1500 system-on-a-chip (SoC) in action.
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Eric Schmidt’s dream of Google TV taking over consumers’ living rooms is one step closer to reality. Today, LG unveiled its first Google TV product that marries LG’s advanced TV functionality with Google’s Android OS. The LG Google TV features CINEMA 3D technology which works with passive 3D glasses and integration with LG’s Magic Remote ... Read More »