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Vizio Co-Star offers Google TV and OnLive for $99.99

Vizio Co-Star offers Google TV and OnLive for $99.99

Back at CES 2012, Vizio revealed that it wouldn’t just be pumping out affordable televisions but also Google TV set top boxes. One of the devices at the time held the uninspired VAP430 moniker, but the company has today announced that the box has officially launched, and is now called the Vizio Co-Star. The box uses the latest version of Google TV, features support for the full Chrome web browser as well as apps, and has brought OnLive along for the ride too.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: June 25, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: June 25, 2012

This morning we're getting prepped for a week that's going to be full to the brim with no less than the latest and the greatest in Google development news, as Google I/O 2012 starts on Wednesday! Look for a spattering of news bits surrounding the events starting with no less than a leak of the tablet we'll likely see popping up for all - Nexus style. Meanwhile Microsoft will be going big with Microsoft Connected Car plans for the near future with Kinect, Windows Phone 8, and the cloud.

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Google TV arrives in the UK

Google TV arrives in the UK

Google will finally be bringing Google TV and associated hardware devices to the UK. Google and Sony say that pre-orders for the NSZ-GS7 Internet Player should begin today, with devices shipping in the middle of July. Sony will also be offering Google TV on one of its new Blu-ray players, the NSZ-GP9. Both will allow you to take advantage of Google TV features, including full internet browsing with Chrome, Android apps, and YouTube playback.

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Sony NSZ-GS7 takes 2nd try at Google TV on July 22 for $199

Sony NSZ-GS7 takes 2nd try at Google TV on July 22 for $199

Sony has confirmed pricing and availability for its second-gen Google TV range, throwing open pre-orders for the smart TV kit on the eve of Google I/O 2012. The Sony NSZ-GS7 Internet Player will go up for pre-order today priced at $199, with shipping expected from July 22 in the US. Meanwhile, the NSZ-GP9 Internet Blu-ray player will arrive in time for the holiday season, priced at $299. Both come with a redesigned remote that aims to cut down on the button confusion of the first-gen hardware.

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SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: June 23, 2012

SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: June 23, 2012

Happy Saturday, everyone. It's the first weekend of summer so hopefully you're taking advantage of it. But if you want to take a break from the sun and check out this week's tech news, that's cool too. Here's what made news this week -  Google CEO Larry Page loses voice, to miss I/O. And moving right along, HTC teases own Siri-like voice assistant app. And for the gamer aficianados out there, how’s this? Mass Effect 3 new ending hits June 26.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: June 19, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: June 19, 2012

Happy Wednesday, everyone. Do you know whose birthday it is today? Yours truly. But that's neither here nor there; let's get to today's top tech stories. For starters, an update on the MacBook Pro - LG supplying Retina Display for new MacBook Pro. And moving onto mobile news for a moment, T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S III priced, launching in two phases. And here's some news for the gamers out there - Tencent buys minority stake in Epic Games.

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SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: June 9, 2012

SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: June 9, 2012

Happy Saturday, everyone. Are you enjoying your weekend? Would you like to spice it up with a bundle of this week's top technology stories? Then what a coincidence - that's exactly what we have for you. First up, a social network that is playing damage control – LinkedIn hack update includes no unauthorized access. Moving on from there, another corporate firestorm – Oracle ordered to pay Google’s legal fees. And if you have any interest in Google TV, check out – Android 4.0 Google TV gets AirPlay-like movie streaming.

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Intel viewer-tracking smart TV in 2012 say media execs

Intel viewer-tracking smart TV in 2012 say media execs

Intel is planning a smart TV platform to rival cable and satellite providers, it's claimed, hoping to lure subscribers with cheaper content while using viewer-identification tech to better target advertising. The project has been mired in negotiations for months, according to Reuters' sources, with the promise of set-top boxes that can track the age group and gender of the people watching - thus allowing demographically-suited adverts to be shown - apparently not yet sufficient to persuade content owners to free up channels from traditional providers.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: June 6, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: June 6, 2012

Happy Wednesday, everyone. So are you interested in finding out what made news today? Then you've come to the right place. We'll start with a Windows 8 tablet update - Microsoft denies HTC's first Windows 8 tablet. And moving from Microsoft to Apple, it's bullying Samsung again - Apple seeks Galaxy S III ban in USA. And finally, if you have any interest in Google TV, check out - Android 4.0 Google TV gets AirPlay-like movie streaming.

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Android 4.0 Google TV gets AirPlay-like movie streaming

Android 4.0 Google TV gets AirPlay-like movie streaming

Google TV may be getting a second chance with new set-top boxes based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Logitech and Intel may have ditched Google TV after the first version failed to gain adoption, but now Google TV boxes are emerging with Marvell's ARM processors along with some new features that integrate the boxes more with Android smartphones and tablets.

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