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Intel inks baked-in WiDi deal for smart TV, consoles and STBs

Intel inks baked-in WiDi deal for smart TV, consoles and STBs

Intel is giving its WiDi technology a shot in the arm, coaxing smart TV and STB chipset manufacturers to include native wireless display support in their chipsets so as to allow Intel-based computer users to squirt video directly across. The silicon company has announced collaborations with  Cavium, Mstar Semiconductor, Sigma Designs, Realtek, Wondermedia and others; you may not be familiar with the names, but there's a fair chance your connected TV, cable box or other home entertainment gadget might have one of their chips inside.

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Vizio readies laptops and all-in-ones for low-price PC push

Vizio readies laptops and all-in-ones for low-price PC push

Budget TV company Vizio will extend its reach into computing, beginning with a range of new models to be showcased at CES 2012 next week. CTO Matt McRae confirmed the segue and a June launch window - along with "a price that just doesn't seem possible" - to Bloomberg in an interview about the company's PC plans, following up with a gallery of eye-catching desktop and laptop renders to whet our appetite ahead of the show next week. More details after the cut.

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Smart TV set to explode at CES 2012

Smart TV set to explode at CES 2012

Incase you haven't noticed already, the 2011 winter season for electronics have been ramping up toward the jump named Smart TV, with companies coming out of the woodwork to grab this next years biggest hit: living room perfection. Everyone from Google to Apple to Kanye West have been either publicly or quite secretly preparing to unleash their attack either at CES 2012 or not too soon afterward. While Apple's situation is, of course, the most secretive, their move may be the most obvious: two iTV sets coming in the first quarter of 2012. Google, on the other hand, has a whole batch of partners signing up with them for the 2012 deluge.

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MediaTek’s Google TV 120Hz chipset detailed

MediaTek’s Google TV 120Hz chipset detailed

MediaTek, one of Google's new chipset partners for the ARM-based next generation of Google TV, has detailed the SoC potentially powering your next Android-based smart TV. The MediaTek 120Hz Smart TV packs media decoding, wireless, 3D processing and more into a single chip, including WiFi synchronization of multiple sets with one or more WiFi-enabled base stations, for simultaneous broadcast between them all.

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Samsung, Sony and Vizio bringing Google TVs to CES

Samsung, Sony and Vizio bringing Google TVs to CES

Samsung, Sony and Vizio will have new Google TV hardware at CES next week, while the platform will make its long-awaited international debut in 2012, with Google confirming its key partners alongside LG's new smart TV kit. Meanwhile, Marvell's ARMADA 1500 chipset - integral to Google TV now that the search giant has jumped from x86 to ARM - will share the stage with chip company MediaTek, which will also be supplying SoCs to power Google TV set-top boxes.

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LG reveals first Google TV

LG reveals first Google TV

LG Electronics will showcase their new TVs powered by Google TV at CES in Las Vegas next week. Running on their own L9 chipset, the LG Smart TV is a brilliant mash up between Google's Android OS and LG's Smart TV technologies. The Google TV will feature ARM-based chipsets, allowing for a reduction in power consumption.

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Google TV ditches Intel for ARM

Google TV ditches Intel for ARM

Google TV is jumping from x86 to ARM-based chipsets, in the hope of reducing power consumption, noise and price of the set-top boxes, after the first generation of the platform failed to set the smart TV world alight. Chipset manufacturer Marvell has announced that its ARMADA 1500 HD "Foresight" SoC will be at the heart of the new Google TV STBs, an HD/3D capable chip that can simultaneously decode two 1080p streams in addition to performing SD-to-HD upscaling.

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CES 2012 Preview: handfulls of leaks

CES 2012 Preview: handfulls of leaks

It's less than a week before we're diving face-first into the most gigantic gadget show of the whole year the Consumer Electronics Show 2012: and it's time to take a look at everything that's been teased and leaked thus far. There's official previews, invites, unofficial photos and bits let loose by people whose goal in life it is to bring you in on the good stuff before its masters reveal in ernest, and a real schedule so you can see where we'll be the whole time. Our team will be spread out like the fingers of a hand, and when we bring them together we will CRUSH the news each day for you!

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Airtight app brings Apple’s AirPlay to Google TV

Airtight app brings Apple’s AirPlay to Google TV

A new app called Airtight has just been released to the Android Market that promises to enable your Google TV to receive content via Apple's AirPlay wireless streaming technology. This appears to be the first time that a Google device is able to receive video streams via AirPlay rather than just transmitting content to other AirPlay enabled hardware.

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SlingPlayer for Logitech Revue Google TV STB officially released

SlingPlayer for Logitech Revue Google TV STB officially released

Sling has released SlingPlayer for the Logitech Revue, allowing all owners of the Google TV set-top box to access its media streaming app and placeshift content locally or remotely. Announced back in July - and opened up for a closed beta at the same time - the app requires a Slingbox SOLO or Slingbox PRO-HD as well as a minimum of a 600 Kbps connection if you're content with standard definition video.

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