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Logitech manager says Android Market coming to Google TV in “very short term”

Logitech manager says Android Market coming to Google TV in “very short term”

I bet that there were lots of you out there that were excited about the Google TV platform when it announced only to have that damped when the major online content providers like networks and Hulu blocked the Google TV devices from streaming their content. After that happened my enthusiasm for the Revue and other Google TV gear waned. I keep hoping that the block will end eventually and we can access all the content again. In the interim, giving me access to lots of apps might help make the Revue more interesting.

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Logitech Unveiling New Line of Products for Google TV on October 6th

Logitech Unveiling New Line of Products for Google TV on October 6th

Logitech's partnership with Google for the upcoming release of Google TV has been known since its unveiling. It's been drilled into the psyche of many, though, with Logitech's release of their Lonely TV advertisements, which showcases a TV that misses its owners. And now that the teasing is over with, it looks like the company is finally ready to come forward and officially unveil what they've got planned. And it looks like they'll be beating Sony to the punch.

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Under 1 million Google TV devices in use tips Google data

Under 1 million Google TV devices in use tips Google data

We all know that Google TV didn't do well in the marketplace. Some of that failure wasn't necessarily Google's fault. The content most people hope to watch using the devices was blocked such as Hulu and the ability to stream content from network TV websites. That said some of the fault was certainly the fault of the hardware devices that were out there such as the Logitech Revue and the software. Google's own data has tipped that there is a very small number of Google TV devices actually in use.

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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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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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Apple is tops in the connected set-top box market

Apple is tops in the connected set-top box market

The internet connected set-top box market isn't exactly the hottest market in the tech world right now, but it is doing decently. There have been some notable failures in this market such as the Logitech Revue set-top box that was discontinued with no replacement coming after interest in the device wasn't there. Much of the issue with that product was the price for the capability offered. According to Strategy Analytics, the clear leader in the connected set-top box market is Apple.

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