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

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

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News Republic among first apps optimized for Google TV

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

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Google TV 3.1 is coming next week!

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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Logitech Revue Slashed to $99 as CEO Departs

Logitech has announced their first quarterly results for the fiscal year 2012, posting an operating loss of $34 million.  Why so rough? Largely because of poor sales of Google TV

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Hulu Rep Speaks Out on GoogleTV

It seems that I have a problem. Whenever something comes out with the Google logo on it, I am drawn to it in a way that has been described as “reason enough for scientists to rethink motion based physics”. I am a happy beta supporter, and feel that my opinion in those arenas help in some small way to engineer the future of that device. So, like every other Google product, I have a Logitech Revue. I accepted the device for what it was, despite not being able to fully enjoy it (I don’t yet have a HD cable box).

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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 (or not) devices with a touch screen.

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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 market. It can do nothing but help the platform spread to the masses.

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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 internet at the same time.

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Logitech Revue Rooted!

Well, we knew it would happen sooner or later. The Logitech Revue has been rooted. I’m going to stop right there and give you a more than fair warning. This isn’t for the faint of heart.

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Google Welcomes Vizio to its TV Line-Up

Vizio has been in the news a lot lately, and now, Google TV Product Manager Rishi Chandra has announced a new partnership with them. “Today I’m excited to share that we’re