LG’s New Google TV to Be Announced at CES 2012

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  It’s a rather unarguable fact that, when Google TV launched at the end of 2010, it didn’t quite make the impression that Google had intended. Indeed, a lot of reviewers wrote the initial product off as half-baked, which was somewhat true; this was their first outing, after ...

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Google Music now on Google TV; get your Saturday Night Fever on in your living room

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Are you guys ready for some more Google Music news? Google Music has made its way to Google TV, turning your 52″ LCD TV into a virtual boombox. Get ready to cut a rug (literally) in your living room while nosy neighbors dial 9-1-1 in fear as you convulse your way through your favorite ...

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News Republic among first apps optimized for Google TV

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Mobiles Republic has become one of the first developers to optimize their Android application around the updated Google TV experience.  Starting this week, those of you with Google TV devices like the Sony televisions (Logitech Revue due soon) will find that the popular news app News Republic ...

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Google TV 3.1 and Android Market rolling out to Sony Internet TV

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Last week we received an official blog post from Google about the new and revamped Google TV 3.1 and now it’s rolling out to Sony Internet TV’s as we speak. It’s not completely vanilla Google TV running on Sony Internet TV, they’ve added a few apps of their own, included ...

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Google TV 3.1 is coming next week!

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Google TV was, well… kind of a failure. It wasn’t mature, it wasn’t finished, and it didn’t have what Android is famous for: Openness and apps from the Android Market. The concept was great, the execution just wasn’t what it should have been. Today, the Google TV ...

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Google TV 2.0 Could Make its Debut on November 8 at Streaming Media West (EVENTS)

Streaming Media West 2011, an annual event designed to cover the entire online video ecosystem is just a few short weeks away. Why should you care? Chances are pretty good that this is where we might get our first glimpses of the new Google TV experience.  How did I arrive at this conclusion? ...

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Google TV Director: “Honeycomb Due in Three to Four Weeks”

Google TV’s Director of Content, Donagh O’Malley, was speaking at a Q&A this week where he indicated that the long-awaited Honeycomb update would be out in a month’s time.  Participating as a member of a panel at the Connected TV Panel, MIPCOM 2011, O’Malley remarked that ...

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Google TV Coming to the UK…Finally!

Ok so even though our reader base is predominately US based, I’m from the UK so feel obliged to be the one getting excited over this! Google TV is set to launch in the UK within the next 6 months, with Eric Schmidt giving the details later today in the prestigious MacTaggart lecture at ...

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Developers Start Your Engines, Preview of Google TV add-on now Available for Android SDK

Great news for Google TV owners and developers alike. Those promises of the Android Market on your Google TV have just received a huge kick towards reality. In preparation for a soon-to-come Honeycomb update, developers can now download a preview of the Google TV add-on for the Android SDK. ...

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Logitech Revue (Google TV) Now Available for $99

Late last week we reported that Logitech would be dropping the price of their Google TV device, the Revue.  We learned that the unit would be hitting the very attractive price of $99 in the near future as the company was hoping to jump start sales.  The wait is already over as Logitech has ...

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A Sign that the Android Market Will Finally Make it’s Way to Google TV

Gear Live is reporting today that the Vice President for Logitech's Digital Home Group, Ashish Arora, confirmed today during an interview that a version of the Android Market is coming, on a "very short term" time frame. Exciting news for sure as people have been commenting that when Google TV ...

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Android Market Tweaked for Google TV Integration

Android developers logging into the market publishing console will find another new option waiting for them. It appears Google has started adjusting the back-end in preparation for releasing the Android Market onto Google TV. A new filter was recently spied, giving devs the ability to target ...

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Possible Confirmation of ARM-Powered Google TV

According to Armdevices.net, they have a tip that someone in Google is confirming that an ARM-powered Google TV is in the works, and will be released "soon." Whether or not this "tip" is something that can be trusted, it would certainly be awesome to see a sub $100 ARM powered Google TV on the ...

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Samsung Announces Blu-ray Player and Companion Box With Google TV Support

As expected, Samsung has officially joined Sony and Logitech as official Google TV partners. Last week's CES saw the company announcing (PDF) both a Blu-Ray Player and companion box with Google TV capabilities. Both devices run Android and will allow consumers to watch television and surf the ...

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Surprise Delay for Google TV Causes a No-Show at CES

LG, Sharp, Toshiba, and Vizio were all set for the stage  to unveil their version of Google TV at the upcoming CES show.  Unfortunately, Google has pulled the plug for now.  Google felt that the software was not yet ready, and instead of releasing an inferior product, they have forced the ...

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