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Is Google Testing Mystery Devices On Their Employees? Is Google Testing Mystery Devices On Their Employees?
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Reports are circulating around that Google is testing over 250 “mystery devices” in their employees homes. Supposedly, nobody outside Google knows what these mystery gadgets are. What is known so far is that the devices are operating off of wi-fi …

Sony Google TV Gets 3D Blu-Ray Update Sony Google TV Gets 3D Blu-Ray Update

Sony has released an update to their original Google TV devices, according to the official Google TV Twitter stream. The new update improves the performance of Google TV’s Chrome browser and adds 3D Blu-ray playback capability. Sony has been alone …

CES 2012: OnLive Coming To Google TVs CES 2012: OnLive Coming To Google TVs

OnLive, the company that allows the streaming of full PC titles through a broadband connection, have announced their support for Google TVs. The company announced today during CES that their support for Google TV targets future and current televisions with …

CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs

Google has announced new partnerships with a variety of TV manufacturers. As CES gets underway, several of those companies are starting to unveil their new products. The LG Smart TV is being unveiled at LG’s press conference right now, along …

CES 2012: Ubuntu TV Coming Soon CES 2012: Ubuntu TV Coming Soon

Ubuntu, usually known for being the most popular implementation of the open-source Linux operating system, is getting into the TV business. Canonical, the group behind Ubuntu’s continued development, is showing off a prototype Ubuntu TV at this year’s CES. Ubuntu …

Apple TV, Google TV – Is 2012 the Year They Take Off? Apple TV, Google TV – Is 2012 the Year They Take Off?
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We’ve heard it before and nothing happened, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it won’t, right? I’m referring to the idea of Internet TV that has, up to this point, failed to really take off. But, is 2012 the year that this trend could change? There is a lot of speculation and rumors that indicate that it could.

Google TV To Storm CES Google TV To Storm CES

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) begins next week, and you can expect a bunch of new Google TV-related offerings to be showcased. Google just announced new offerings to be unveiled by a handful of partners. For one, LG has become …

Android App Brings Apple AirPlay to Google TV Android App Brings Apple AirPlay to Google TV
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As the array of Apple devices has broadened, Apple has continually looked for ways to keep them connected to one another. One of the most recent examples of this trend is AirPlay, a feature that allows users to stream content …

Logitech Revue Gets Google TV Update After Company Calls It  A Mistake Logitech Revue Gets Google TV Update After Company Calls It A Mistake

Back in October, Google announced a big update for Google TV. Only now has it come to the Logitech Revue – the original device that Google TV launched on. Last month, Logitech CEO Guerrino De Luca reportedly called Google TV …

Google Music for Google TV Google Music for Google TV
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Google Music launched to the public this week, as you probably know by now. The company has now launched the Google Music App for Google TV. “The app syncs with your Google Music account in the cloud, so there is …

Big Update for Google TV Big Update for Google TV
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Google announced a new software update for Google TV aimed at reaching four goals: keeping things simple, making it easier to find something worth watching, making YouTube better on TV, and bringing more apps to TV. “We look forward to …

Google TV  About To Get More Appealing to Consumers? Google TV About To Get More Appealing to Consumers?

Google announced the launch of a preview of a Google TV add-on for the Android SDK, which means that Google TV devices will be Android compatible, with an upcoming update to Android Honeycomb. That also means that developers can create …

Google Acquires SageTV, a Media Center Software Firm Google Acquires SageTV, a Media Center Software Firm

Google has acquired SageTV for an undisclosed sum. SageTV is a company that builds media center software. It is expected that the company’s efforts (which include DVR technology) will find their way into Google TV. An announcement on the SageTV …

Google TV to Get Android Market, 3.1, More Devices Google TV to Get Android Market, 3.1, More Devices

Among numerous other things, Google announced at Google I/O today that Google TV will get Android 3.1 and Android Market soon (as in this summer). This would make total sense, as one of today’s announcements was the launch of movie …

DISH Settles with TiVo, Forms Partnership to Promote Blockbuster Services DISH Settles with TiVo, Forms Partnership to Promote Blockbuster Services

DISH Network and parent company EchoStar have agreed to a half-billion dollar settlement with TiVo over litigation regarding DVR patents. A couple weeks ago, a federal appeals court decision ordering DISH and EchoStart to shut down DVRs due to their …

iPhone As Google TV Remote

Google announced the launch of an app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod (those running iOS 3 or higher) that turns the device into a remote control for Google TV. This is a capability that has been available for Android, …

Samsung Named As Possible Google TV Partner
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Google TV got off to a rough start, but its fortunes may soon improve thanks to Samsung Electronics.  A new rumor indicates that the organization, which is the largest electronics company in the world, could start to integrate Google TV software into its products.

New Google TV Templates, UI Library Released
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Any developers who wanted to tinker with Google TV but felt they lacked a solid starting point should look again.  Google’s released a pair of templates and a user interface library meant to give developers a leg up on building optimized sites.

Rumors Fault Google TV For Logitech Revue Shipping Freeze
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Popular products are almost always difficult to get around Christmas, with high demand causing stores to run out of bestsellers.  Unfortunately for a certain search giant, it’s starting to sound like a lot of items incorporating Google TV tech were allowed to collect dust.  Rumors indicate Logitech even asked a supplier to stop shipping Revue units.

Apple Expects to Top A Million Apple TV Sales This Week
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Apple announced that it expects sales of Apple TV to top one million units later this week. 

Apple TV has a few things working to its advantage. The main one is the price. It’s only $99, compared to the first Google TV set-top box – the Logitech Revue, which is on sale (at Best Buy) for $249.99 with a regular price of $299.99. 

Google TV Gets Improved Netflix and Remote Apps, Better Movie Search and Screen Sizing
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Today, Google began pushing out its first software update for Google TV. The update fixed a few bugs, and added some other new interesting features.