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Logitech Revue Promoted by Kevin Bacon’s Biggest Fan

Logitech Revue Promoted by Kevin Bacon’s Biggest Fan

Google TV may not be getting a lot of love from the TV networks, but that's not stopping Logitech from moving right along with their unique, and often times head-scratching commercials. This time around, we've got Kevin Bacon spoofing himself, acting as Kevin Bacon's biggest fan. A "devoted fan," if you will.

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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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Samsung Making Google TV Related Announcement in January

Samsung Making Google TV Related Announcement in January

Logitech and Sony have been getting all of the Google TV love over here in the States, as both companies have launched products with Google's software installed in the last few weeks. While Logitech focused their attentions on a set-top box, Sony went all-out with a few options for integrated TVs, as well as a Blu-ray player. Samsung, not wanting to be left out of the party, has come forward and announced that, come this January, the company will make a formal announcement regarding their Google TV plans.

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Logitech Mini Controller for Google TV debuts

Logitech Mini Controller for Google TV debuts

If you ran out and picked up the new Google TV offering from Logitech or have another device that supports Google TV, you might be interested in this slick little Mini Controller from Logitech. The thing is designed to give you all the Google TV experience without having to resort to a larger and more complex controller.

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Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 bypasses batteries

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 bypasses batteries

Logitech has unveiled its latest keyboard, the Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750, and as the name suggests it relies on the sun for its power.  Looking a little like an oversized solar calculator, the K750 is a 1/3-inch thick but can run for up to three months in total darkness (after a full charge, of course).

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Logitech Revue teardown reveals the inevitable

Logitech Revue teardown reveals the inevitable

It's not so much a rite of passage, now, but an honor to be considered geekily-cool enough to be subject to an iFixit teardown, and latest to splay its circuits across the test bench is the Logitech Revue.  The standalone Google TV STB has given up its secrets quite readily, with plenty of standard Phillips-head screws and generally standard connectors.

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Google TV hits network roadblock over content piracy concerns

Google TV hits network roadblock over content piracy concerns

Google is facing ongoing problems accessing streaming content through Google TV, according to the WSJ, with networks ABC, CBS and NBC all confirming that they were blocking the system.  No official reasons for the block have been made public, but sources familiar with the matter are partially blaming studio concerns over the presence of pirated content showing up in Google TV searches.

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Logitech Revue Android controller app hits Market

Logitech Revue Android controller app hits Market

Logitech's Google TV remote control app has landed in the Android Market, turning your smartphone into a touchscreen controller for the new internet-centric Logitech Revue.  Offering both a trackpad and a keyboard, together with more typical buttons for channels and volume, it promises instant setup as long as both Android device and Revue are on the same network.

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Why Google TV Will Be Best Without the Set-Top Box

Why Google TV Will Be Best Without the Set-Top Box

As you know from my columns here, I’m a bit of an entertainment nut. Whether it’s video games or a set-top box, I’m always looking for the latest and greatest device to satiate my desire for high-quality content that’s available whenever I call upon it.

That’s precisely why I’m so excited to get my hands on Google TV. The search giant’s platform strikes me as a product that does everything the Apple TV should have done. It allows me to search the Web, pull content from just about everywhere, and enjoy some of the apps that I currently use on my smartphone. It’s simply a full-featured product that I’m looking forward to using.

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Living Room Video Conferencing Is Here – Are We Ready?

Living Room Video Conferencing Is Here – Are We Ready?

It appears one of the themes of the second half of 2010 is video conferencing.  Apple has been driving a lot of awareness with FaceTime.   Sprint has been driving awareness with their EVO 4G commercials. Yesterday Cisco and Logitech demonstrated their video conferencing solutions.  Both Apple and Sprint have been driving awareness for video conferencing with mobile devices.   However Cisco and Logitech demonstrated their approach is to bring video conferencing into the living room.

Consumer video conferencing has been one of those things I have watched as an industry insider for a while now.  Mostly because I do a lot of analysis around the personal computer and most consumer video conferencing solutions have thus far been PC based.  The big question is are consumers ready for living room video conferencing?   Is the mass market ready or is it still only for early adopters?    Read on for my further analysis.

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Logitech unveils Speaker Lapdesk N550

Logitech unveils Speaker Lapdesk N550

Logitech has a wide range of lapdesks to make it easier and more comfortable to use a laptop actually on your lap. They are nice because they keep you from roasting your chestnuts from the heat some notebooks produce during operation.

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The Daily Slash: October 6th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 6th 2010

With CTIA officially kicked off, it was a pretty busy few hours there earlier this afternoon. And with more events planned, and some not even at CTIA, it looks like the rest of the week is going to be just as busy. In our story caught from around the Web, NTT DoCoMo and Olympus have teamed up to create some Augmented Reality glasses. And then, as we usually do around this time of the night, we'll wrap up what's happening around the R3 Media Network.

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