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Swedish firm launches world’s first Android TV

People of Lava, a small Swedish privately-owned manufacturer, has launched a new 55-inch TV using Android as its operating system, touting it as the first Android TV. The product is named Scandinavia and is available in white, black, or grey.…

TechSpot Holiday Gift Guide 2010

It’s mid-November already, the holidays are quickly approaching and like every year you want to find the perfect gift for your loved ones. If you are reading this, chances are someone on your list is a ‘techie’, gadget freak, or simply one who enjoys tinkering with the latest technology.

Before you hit the nearest electronics shop or head online to your favorite e-tailer for some shopping, check out our shortlist on some the hottest items for tech fans this year.

Google: we're not trying to replace cable TV

Rishi Chandra, Google TV's Product Manager, recently took the stage at the NewTeeVee Live conference to discuss the issue of TV networks pulling their content from the service. Cable companies are viewing Google TV as a threat, as they are…

Wi-Fi Alliance starts certifying Wi-Fi Direct products

The Wi-Fi Alliance has begun certifying Wi-Fi Direct devices, meaning you can expect the first approved products to arrive this holiday season. Wi-Fi Direct enables device-to-device connections using current Wi-Fi standards. While communicating between Wi-Fi devices isn't new (the Nintendo…

Napster co-founder: war on music piracy is a failure

Napster co-founder Sean Parker recently gave his thoughts on the music industry and how he plans to solve its problems at the Daily Beast's Innovators Summit – Reboot America!. "The ultimate answer is you have to accept that the war…

Boxee Box will finally ship on November 10

As expected, D-Link's Boxee Box will start shipping on November 10 after a launch event in New York City to celebrate and demo the device and Boxee 1.0. This new version of the Boxee software will initially be available only…

Sony's Google TV pricing leaks: models from $1300 to $1900

One more Sony detail has leaked out: pricing. There will be four models initially available, as already rumored: 24-inch, 32-inch, 40-inch, and 46-inch (measured diagonally). These Internet TVs will have the following model names and pricing, according to Sony Insider:…

Logitech opens preorders for Revue Google TV set-top box

Logitech has started taking preorders for its "Revue" Google TV set-top device today, with initial pricing set at $300. That fee gets you an Android-based media box with applications for popular social and entertainment services including Netflix, Hulu, Napster, Pandora,…

Sony's Google TV controller shown off on ABC's Nightline

ABC Nightline recently aired a Google TV special that gives us a first glimpse of Sony's Google TV controller and a sneak preview of Sony's Google TV advertising campaign, as spotted by Engadget. The remote has two circular directional pads,…