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Coming soon to a telly near you – GOOGLE TV! Google TV will enable your television, thru a internet-ready television or an appliance type device to watch anything on the web – on your TV. Better yet, Google Chrome will be built-in letting you surf the web – all while watching the latest and greatest from the web.
Your television is also no longer confined to showing just video. With the entire Internet in your living room, your TV becomes more than a TV — it can be a photo slideshow viewer, a gaming console, a music player and much more.
Do you know how stinking cool this is? We currently use our PS3 as a media server. We can surf and watch videos – but it isn’t user friendly and the average joe would not know how to use our setup.
While this is possibly a knock-off of Tivo – Google will prevail. And even if they don’t – it will surely knock down the price of Tivo.
Google TV is rumored to cost around the $200 price-point. Considering how much we blow each month on our cable bill – I’m looking forward to purchasing a Google TV device and saying ADIOS to the cable company.
An official launch date hasn’t been announced – but it’s looking like Google TV will be here in time for the holiday shopping season. (Adding to my Christmas list — hey it’s never to early to start that!)
Leave it to Google and it’s brillance to launch the next new new thing.