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Logitech: the Revue launch was a “gigantic” mistake and we’re not making another one

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The Logitech Revue was overpriced, underserving, and disappointing in terms of both sales and consumer satisfaction. The Revue was such a let down that Logitech has absolutely no plans to develop another Goo…

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Google TV 2.0 rolling out to Sony set-top boxes today

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I swear, Google TV has to be one of the most misunderstood products on the market today. Early this morning, the smart-TV platform began rolling out its latest software, Google TV 2.0. New features in GTV will…

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Google TV 2.0 has finally arrived; brings new TV and Movies app along with Android Market

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Well, that was quick. Google today on its GTV blog announced the Android 3.0 update for its smart TV platform. This news comes days after we noticed a peculiar feature in the Flixster update, which showed sup…

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Android Apps

Flixster update adds bug fixes and support for Google TV 2.0

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Flixster, a social movie site which allows users to share movie ratings, discover new movies, and meet others with similar taste in movies has sent out an interesting update. The new update brings fixed inter…

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CONFIRMED: Google TV coming to Europe early next year

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Rumors emerged earlier today suggested that Google would introduce GoogleTV to the UK in the next six months. In his Mac Taggart lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Google Chairman E…

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Android Hacks

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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Entertainment

Send links from Android to Google TV with “Share” function [Tips]

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Since I first connected my Google TV and brought Android into my living room, I’ve cried out for one app: Phone to Google TV. Chrome to Phone has become a must-have app because it allows me to send links from…

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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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Multimedia

PlayOn finally available on Android

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The news that Netflix will only be available on certain DRM-enabled Qualcomm devices may be a bit easier to swallow after this story. PlayOn is a multi-platform program that essentially lets you sling streami…

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Android Devices

ZTE taking the high road with new Android devices

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One of the more interesting announcements at this year’s MWC has come from ZTE, a Chinese telcom which has held a solid portion of the Chinese market by offering a number of low-end Android phones. Last ye…

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