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Google TV Honeycomb beta leaks

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Google TV has been a disappointing flop, but Google has remained optimistic that the inclusion of Honeycomb and the Android Market will turn things around. Adventurous GTV owners can put that theory to the tes…

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Google TV finally getting a good price: Logitech Revue Box will soon be $99

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Google TV sales have been weak since the Internet-connected devices debuted in October 2010. That may finally change as Logitech is finally going to lower the price of its Google TV Revue set-top box. After a di…

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Android 3.1 and Android Market apps coming to Google TV this summer

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Google TV is getting an upgrade. At today’s Google I/O keynote address, Google confirmed previous reports that it will be launching a retooled version of its television companion box. What’s co…

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Can apps and a refresh at I/O 2011 save Google TV?

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Google TV has been rather disappointing for Google and its launch partners Logitech and Sony. Recent earnings reports say that Logitech has probably moved about 200,000 units in the past six months, leaving t…

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YouTube’s move to more premium content is good news for Google TV

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Steve Jobs, in one of his many “Android sucks” quips, famously said that users don’t want “amateur hour” when it comes to web-based entertainment. Though the billions of vie…

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Android Marketplace coming to Google TV soon, what apps would you want?

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With the news about Android tablets coming these days, it might have been easy to forget that Google TV still exists, and it turns out GTV is about to get a big boost. At the Over-the-Top TV Conference (OTTCon) in S…

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Amazon Prime members get free streaming to Google TV and Android phones

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Amazon shoppers can pay $79 each year to get free two-day shipping and one-day shipping for $3.99 per item. In addition to these S&H upgrades, Amazon Prime members now get the bonus of free movie streaming t…

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Is the Android Market for Google TV launching soon?

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The Android Market may debut on Google TV in the coming months, based on a change to the Android Developer Console noticed by developer Al Sutton. For his Expenses app, Sutton noticed that the .apk now searches f…

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Netflix removing “Add to DVD Queue” option from streaming apps

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Netflix was the second most disappointing app when I first connected my Google TV, but I was eventually pleased to see an update that completely refreshed the user interface of the Netflix for GTV app. Sadly, th…

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Google TV devices set to debut at CES delayed for software revision [RUMOR]

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The second wave of Google TV devices were to be shown off at the CES trade show in Las Vegas next month. However, according to sources of the New York Times, those televisions will not make it to the showroom floor b…

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Google TV update enhances Netflix, resizes dual view, and improves search

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An important update is going out to Google TV, bringing with it badly-needed improvements to the Netflix application and enhancements to other areas of GTV. The Netflix for Google TV application has undergon…

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Android App Reviews

USA Today optimizes website for Google TV

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Google TV has experienced a great deal of resistance from network television, but the web-meets-TV goal is at least playing out well in terms of news media. USA Today has made some changes to its iPad web app to ma…

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Viacom now blocking Google TV; no more Colbert or Jersey Shore for you.

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The general conclusion of the Google TV review is that this is a good entertainment system that you probably shouldn’t buy yet. Now, there’s even less reason to purchase because so many media comp…

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How to stream media from Windows 7 to Logitech Revue

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The Logitech Revue set-top box has several apps for Google TV and a browser to consume online video. But there’s one app in particular, the Logitech Media Player, that may be of particular interest to cus…

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Google still working to get network content on Google TV

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At today’s Web 2.0 conference, Google CEO Eric Schmidt said that Google TV is an exciting new platform that can bring more money to networks and more content to consumers. However, networks haven’…

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