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Sony Introducing the World’s First Internet Television on October 12th

Sony Introducing the World’s First Internet Television on October 12th

Google TV is almost upon us, and it looks like Sony is all set to get their announcements on. While we near the end of September, it doesn't look like GTV is going to get "officially launched" this month, contrary to what Intel's CEO said not too long ago. So it looks like Eric Schmidt's "Fall" time frame was pretty accurate. Sony has just sent out invitations to their Google TV unveiling, toted as the world's first Internet TV. The event is set to kick off at 5:30pm.

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Intel push Smart TV, WiDi tablet and name-check iPad at IDF 2010 [Update: Video!]

Intel push Smart TV, WiDi tablet and name-check iPad at IDF 2010 [Update: Video!]

It's not just new CPUs at IDF 2010; Intel is also making a big deal out of Smart TV products and the spread of internet connectivity, highlighting its involvement in next-gen set top boxes such as Logitech's Revue for Google TV and the recent platform-switcher, D-Link's Boxee Box.  Intel's Atom CPU is unsurprisingly at the core of their drive, with chips like the CE4100 taking center stage.

Update: Video demo of the Intel WiDi tablet, motion-recognition system and more after the cut

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Boxee Box gets Intel CE4100 as Tegra 2 dumped; $199 preorders today

Boxee Box gets Intel CE4100 as Tegra 2 dumped; $199 preorders today

Bad news for NVIDIA, whose Tegra 2 chipset has been dropped by D-Link and Boxee for the upcoming Boxee Box by D-Link.  According to Boxee's Avner Ronen, despite NVIDIA's hype the Tegra 2 chipset couldn't cope with H.264 HD video as it was able to with high-profile VC-1, and as such they replaced it with Intel's Atom CE4100.  Boxee has partnered with Amazon and Best Buy to kick off preorders of the now $229 Boxee Box later on today.

Update: Boxee has been in touch to let us know that, while the MRSP of the Boxee Box will be $229, it'll be up for preorder - and have a street price - of $199.

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LG Google TV 2.0 takes on future Apple TV this week

LG Google TV 2.0 takes on future Apple TV this week

In what might be a surprise move for many not following extremely closely LG's involvement in the Google TV platform, the manufacturer has been tipped this week as coming with Google TV 2.0 to the USA as soon as this weekend. A report coming from Shinhan Investment Corporation in Korea, LG will be bringing their 3D LED TV model to the states in two sizes: 47-inch and 55-inch, with prices set at or around $1600 and $2100 USD respectively in online outlets. This move is said by Shinhan to perhaps be in anticipation of an Apple TV Smart TV set release later this year.

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Lenovo LeTV smart TV coming Q1 2012

Lenovo LeTV smart TV coming Q1 2012

Lenovo is the latest company to plan a smart TV push, with the Chinese firm announcing it plans to unveil the first "LeTV" - along with a cloud service for shared multimedia - in Q1 2012. The company declined to detail the LeTV technically, the WSJ reports, leaving questions around whether it will be another win for Google TV or instead run a home-grown OS.

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Windows Phone overtakes RIM in developer interest

Windows Phone overtakes RIM in developer interest

Windows Phone 7 has apparently overtaken RIM's BlackBerry OS to be the third most interesting platform for app developers, according to new research, with Microsoft's partnership with Nokia a key driving factor. Apple's iOS remains in the top spot for developer attention, Appcelerator's Q4 2011 report suggests, with 91-percent of those coders questioned reporting that they were "very interested" in creating iPhone apps; in contrast, 38-percent said the same about Windows Phone 7, with 28-percent saying they were keen to code for the Nokia Lumia 800 in particular.

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LG Google TV launch tipped for 2012

LG Google TV launch tipped for 2012

LG is readying its first Google TV for launch in January 2012 at CES, insiders claim, as Google prepares its second attempt at the smart TV segment. Specifications for the new LG are unclear, with Bloomberg's pair of sources "with knowledge of the product" only confirming that it will be a TV set with Google TV functionality integrated. It will be one of the first to use Google TV 2.0, which offers third-party apps and a redesigned interface.

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Google TV 2.0 launched with Apps; New hardware promised

Google TV 2.0 launched with Apps; New hardware promised

Google has officially launched its Google TV 2.0 update, promising that those with Sony Google TV hardware should see the upgrade early next week and those with Logitech's Revue "shortly thereafter." The new version, now based on Android 3.1 Honeycomb, brings  a simplified interface to the smart TV platform, along with boosted search and YouTube playback, in addition to the long-awaited Android Market access, albeit with some caveats. Meanwhile, Google also says it has new hardware news incoming, including broader chipset support.

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Netgear “evaluating” Google TV but “it’s not there yet”

Netgear “evaluating” Google TV but “it’s not there yet”

Netgear has confirmed to SlashGear that it is evaluating Google TV as a potential next avenue for the company's media streaming plans, but has admitted that "as a platform it's not there yet." Speaking to us regarding the launch of the NeoTV streamer earlier today, Netgear argued that Google TV boxes address, at around the $200 mark, a different segment to the sub-$80 NeoTV. However, that doesn't mean the Android-based platform is off the table.

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