Sony. And it seems that latter has one such device in the works. But we can't help but be reminded of the Chromecast when looking at it.
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Google TV fans need not despair, as a pair of trademark filings from LG might mean that the company is looking into a more Google-powered future for their TV sets.
Chromecast that allowed them to hack into and analyze the inner workings of Google's hottest new toy. This has also led to GTV Hacker's first public release of a package for hacking the Chromecast.
Chromecast yesterday. The Chromecast is a $35 dongle that will allow the user to wirelessly stream audio and video from their smartphone, tablet or laptop to their HDTV. This setup certainly looks like it has its advantages. One being the ease of use, but that aside, this announcement did cause some to worry about the future of another Google product -- Google TV.
Google officially launched a new product today called the Chromecast. A small 2-inch HDMI WiFi dongle that will connect to our HDTVs, and take over the living room. Streaming anything and everything right from our favorite devices. Instead of having a complicated device with clunky remotes and keyboards like most Google TV options, the Chromecast is a simple and cheap alternative that everyone can use. Read on to see why this is the future of internet TV all by Google.
Sony has officially announced their latest Google TV device. The model is called the NSZ-GS8 "Internet Player with Google TV" and availability is set to begin in July. With the GS8 in mind, this model is similar to the already available GS7, though there is one new feature worth mentioning. While the NSZ-GS8 is a full-featured Google TV box, one of the nicer perks comes with the remote control.
originally launched back in December of last year. At the time the service was only available for those who happened to have a beta invitation though. The good news arrived in March when the beta tag was dropped and the service launched for any and all that wanted to use it. The smartphone and tablet app was available at that time and as of today there is news for those using a Google TV.
Google TV wasn't mentioned during the keynote today, however there is some related news. Following the keynote, Google announced that Google TV would be getting an update. The update will be arriving sometime in the "coming months" and will bring Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean along with the latest version of Chrome. Aside from simply announcing a new update, Google also released some details about future updates including those from TV OEM partners.
ASUS originally unveiled the Qube Google TV set-top box back in January during CES. At the time they offered some details, but left the pricing and availability as a mystery. Since then though, we have heard very little about the Qube. That is, until now. It seems the ASUS Qube is going to be available rather soon, except as of now it seems to have been rebranded as the ASUS Cube.
Asus was planning to launch a Google TV offering at CES. Of course, thanks to the FCC we also started to get familiar with what the Qube. And well, coming out of CES, Asus has come forward with an official announcement for the Qube Google TV. The catch, they have yet to offer anything in terms of pricing or a release date.