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Google TV headed to Korea via IPTV provider LG Uplus

Google TV headed to Korea via IPTV provider LG Uplus

Google TV has been relatively slow moving compared to the company's other efforts, having arrived in the UK via some Sony devices. While integrated hardware devices have given Google TV a bit of market presence, it has received its first decent break in South Korea, where it will be offered by the Korean IPTV provider LG Uplus. In case it's not obvious from the image below, the marketing campaign involves Gangnam Style's Psy.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: October 12th, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: October 12th, 2012

This morning we're getting all manner of research results regarding the iPhone 5 that we're sure Apple is more than happy to hear - it's selling well, imagine that! The iPhone 5 has overtaken the Galaxy S III and is unblunted by Apple Maps. It's also got a bit of advertisement tracking going on in it, but no worries, you want that anyway, right? Up in space there's also a collection of SpaceX mission photos for you to enjoy.

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Google TV v3 teaser: Voice search, second-screen tablet app, more

Google TV v3 teaser: Voice search, second-screen tablet app, more

Google has begun teasing Google TV v3, the incoming update to its smart TV platform, complete with a tablet remote control app for second-screen navigation. The new video preview - which you can see after the cut - shows version 3's voice control in action, with the Google TV remote serving as a microphone, and viewers able to ask for specific channels, apps, content searches, and genres.

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Google’s Eric Schmidt claims 1 billion Android activations by next year

Google’s Eric Schmidt claims 1 billion Android activations by next year

Earlier this morning, former Google CEO and current chairman Eric Schmidt spoke with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher of AllThingsD to talk about various things that Google is up to currently, as well as Schmidt's thoughts on the patent wars and Apple's Maps app. During the interview, Schmidt projected that there would be more than one billion Android activations within a year from now.

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Vizio Co-Star Google TV box up for pre-order

Vizio Co-Star Google TV box up for pre-order

Vizio made a strong case for the reintroduction of Google TV when it announced the Co-Star box last month, offering full Google TV functionality plus OnLive capabilities for a penny under $100. The company has begun to take pre-orders for the Co-Star on its website, and is still offering free shipping for anyone willing to give the box a chance. You’ll get access to the full Chrome web browser, Google TV apps, and streaming games with the optional OnLive controller and subscription.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 11, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 11, 2012

Happy Wednesday, everyone. It's 7/11 and here are the stories that made news in the world of tech today. First off, this is cool, even if you don't live in New York City - NYC payphones begin transition to Wi-Fi hotspots. Admittedly, if you're not in the NYC area, that's not super relevant, but gamers from all areas will appreciate this one - Mass Effect 3 Earth DLC officially confirmed by Bioware. And speaking of gaming, Marvell and OnLive team up to bring game streaming to Google TV.

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Marvell and OnLive team up to bring game streaming to Google TV

Marvell and OnLive team up to bring game streaming to Google TV

OnLive already lets you enjoy the benefits (and sometimes share in the frustrations) of cloud gaming on PC, Mac, and tablets, but today the company announced a deal that will soon see the service coming to Google TVs and Google TV devices. OnLive has partnered with Marvell and plans to use Marvell's technology to increase the range of its cloud gaming service. The best part? By using Marvell's tech, OnLive subscribers will be able to access the service on their Google TVs without a console.

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Sony grabs Gaikai for cloud gaming and entertainment

Sony grabs Gaikai for cloud gaming and entertainment

Sony has snapped up cloud gaming specialist Gaikai for $380m, the company has confirmed, with plans to roll out a new cloud service for PlayStation and home entertainment. "Sony Computer Entertainment will deliver a world-class cloud-streaming service" Andrew House, president and group CEO of SCE said of the deal, "that allows users to instantly enjoy a broad array of content ranging from immersive core games with rich graphics to casual content anytime, anywhere on a variety of internet-connected devices."

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Sony Google TV device hints at OnLive

Sony Google TV device hints at OnLive

One of the biggest new content partnerships to be announced for Google TV this year is the deal that Google has secured with cloud gaming service OnLive. At the time, it was announced that LG's upcoming Google TV sets would incorporate the OnLive app to allow users to have instant and seamless access to triple-A video games directly on their TV. Vizio also decided to come on board, but so far there's been no news from Sony.

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