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Google TV “Fishtank” program leaks Android 3.1 smart TV details

Google TV “Fishtank” program leaks Android 3.1 smart TV details

Google has been running a clandestine Google TV 2.0 "Fishtank" program since Google I/O in early May 2011, giving a small number of developers early access to beta versions of the next-gen smart TV platform. According to Geek's source, less than fifty developers have been included in the Fishtank, each receiving an Intel CE4100 reference design STB running a heavily modified version of Android 3.1 with Google TV specific adaptations.

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Boxee Box Lands in the FCC, Poses for Pictures

Boxee Box Lands in the FCC, Poses for Pictures

If you're still interested in getting your hands on the Boxee Box, its presence at the FCC, and the fact it went up for pre-order last week, should tell you that its retail release is getting closer and closer. The Box has landed in the FCC and begun its inspection process. In that process, the FCC set the box up in all sorts of poses, taking snapshots along the way of both the interior and exterior.

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ARM-based Google TV STBs “coming soon” tips insider

ARM-based Google TV STBs “coming soon” tips insider

A Google source has apparently confirmed that ARM-based Google TV boxes are coming soon, presenting an alternative - and potentially far cheaper - processor option to Intel's CE4100 media chipset. ARMDevices' unnamed source at the search giant didn't say whether or not the ARM-based platform was expected to replace Intel's, or live alongside it, but it confirms talk back in November 2010 that ARM was in talks with Google.

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ViewSonic announces Boxee integration for Televisions

ViewSonic announces Boxee integration for Televisions

Complete integration between computing and television has been dreamed about in the past, but recently the merging between them seems much more imminent. Boxee, software that brings intelligent capabilities to television, will be showcased by ViewSonic this CES. It will run an Intel® Atom™ processor CE4100 and will allow you to surf throughout the net, check Facebook, Twitter, and even stream Pandora or movies from Netflix.

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Amino Freedom Jump MeeGo STB promises to play nicely with operators

Amino Freedom Jump MeeGo STB promises to play nicely with operators

Streaming STBs like Logitech's Revue and the Boxee Box are hugely flexible, but as Google and other have discovered, content owners are turning out to be pretty cautious with who and what can access their multimedia. Amino reckon that's a gap in the market; its Freedom Jump uses the same Intel Atom CE4100 as the Revue and Boxee Box, topped with MeeGo, but is designed to work alongside existing operator pay-TV STBs rather than bypassing them.

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Logitech Revue Review

Logitech Revue Review

You can't accuse Google of being unambitious. Not content with having their Android OS take great bites out of the smartphone market, the search giant has also put it to work as the core of Google TV, a new play for the home entertainment segment. Most early-adopters will dip their tow with the Logitech Revue, a compact set-top box with a not-so-compact $300 price tag. The promise is that Google TV harnesses the power of search and online media to the breadth of broadcast television, but does the Revue deliver? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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