Google TV: It's Official

By  |  Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 11:18 am

Google’s I|O conference includes two–count ‘em , two keynotes–and the company definitely saves the sexier stuff for day #2. This morning, we saw a long preview of the next version of Android, version 2.2 “Froyo,” plus some beyond-Froyo features. And then we got an equally lengthy preview of Google TV. Most of the rumors about it were true: It combines TiVo-like navigation and search with Web access, supports Flash, runs Android with third-party apps and a marketplace, and is built around a special Intel Atom CPU. Sony will be making TVs and Blu-Ray players based on it; Logitech will have a standalone box and accessories.

More thoughts on both Froyo and Google TV soon–for now, a few fuzzy photos of the Google TV interface after the jump.

 
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  1. Kevin Says:

    I’ve been using PlayOn exclusively for about 6 months now and am mostly happy with the situation. I’d be willing to buy a pre-built google box if the price is right, but the best would be a build my own HTPC and download a google TV app onto it.

  2. James Katt Says:

    Looks really complicated.

    Complicated doesn’t sell.

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