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Google's upcoming Android TV spied in leaked images

Google is planning to take another stab at the living room - that much we know. This time around, the search giant’s offering - aptly named Android TV - will be less ambitious and easier to use if the latest…

Google TV update adds voice search, PrimeTime guide

Unfazed by the lukewarm reception its Google TV platform has seen so far, the search giant is moving ahead with its efforts to blend Internet entertainment with traditional television programming and conquer people’s living rooms. Today, the company announced a…

Google partners with Hisense for second-gen Google TV set-top box

Google’s effort to blend Internet entertainment with traditional television programming came to fruition nearly two years ago although first generation devices like the Logitech Revue weren’t a hit with consumers for a number of reasons. The search giant isn’t ready…

LG to launch first Google TV products in May

LG Electronics, the world's second-largest TV maker, first announced plans to join the Google TV fray at CES 2012 in January, despite the lukewarm reception the platform received from customers. Well, it appears those plans are about to come to…

Google TV coming to Europe in September

Google TV will be launching in Europe and other parts of the world in September. Sony will manufacture and sell two different Google TV-based consumer products, according to a report by Les Echos via GigaOM.

Sony keeps Google TV candle burning, shows off two new models

Sony has been a supporter of Google TV since its inception. Despite the platform's very limited success so far, the Japanese electronics firm is taking another swing at CES with two new Google TV powered devices announced at the show. The…

Roku announces thumb-sized set-top 'Streaming Stick'

Roku is celebrating the new year by unveiling miniature set-top solution. Dubbed the "Roku Streaming Stick," it's approximately the same size as a USB flash drive but packs most of the functionality you'd find in a standard set-top box, such…

Samsung in talks to launch Google TVs early next year

Logitech has already fallen out of love with Google TV after its Revue set-top box failed to gain customer traction, but the Internet giant has a much bigger partner lined up to fill in their shoes. According to Reuters, Samsung…

Google TV 2.0 announced with support for Android apps

Google TV arrived last fall to lukewarm reviews for its complicated interface and lack of real usefulness. One year later the search giant is making another push to bring the web and television sets together with Google TV 2.0. The…

Google TV set to launch in Europe

During his keynote speech at the annual Edinburgh Television Festival last Friday, Google Executive Eric Schmidt announced plans to launch Google's TV service in Europe starting early next year. The original launch in the United States back in October 2010 received rather poor reviews...

Google acquires SageTV software, Google TV likely to benefit

Google has acquired SageTV, the company behind SageTV Media Center. The commercial digital video recording (DVR) software, which requires that the host PC have a hardware based TV tuner card, is available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Details…

Google TV getting Android Market access via Android 3.1 update

Google officially launched Android 3.1 (codenamed Honeycomb) yesterday. The minor update to Android 3.0 (codenamed Honeycomb) is being made available to various tablets, starting with the first tablet that launched with the tablet-optimized version of Android: the Motorola Xoom. At…