Frequent TV Upgrades Planned by Google

google_tv_logoGoogle has stated that its most recent television version will be receiving yearly software updates, in addition to voice search and customized suggestions. Google said that it is intending to update its Google TV software by the end of 2012, incorporating new content as well as more customized recommendations and keeping its yearly software upgrade plan.  [...]

Media Streamers Now Have ‘Green’ Cred

Apple TV 2nd Generation In-handYou may have read the news that your TV set-top box might cost you more on your energy bills than your refrigerator, but did you know that the latest crop of media streamers are some of the most energy efficient gadgets in your home? It's true. In fact, GigaOm tested 5 of the top selling [...]

Sneak Peek: Beta Version of Google TV Honeycomb

Google TV Honeycomb Beta Preview HomescreenGod, what has Google done?! I'm trying to reserve judgement here since this is a hacked Beta version, which probably lacks the polish the final release will provide, but it's difficult. People have often complained that Honeycomb on the tablet is more PC-like than it should be. Now, we've got an overly complex — or should [...]

On Second Thought… Logitech’s Revue Price Reduction May Be a Brilliant Move

iFixit Logitech Revue TeardownI may have been a little harsh when I learned that Logitech decided to reduce the price of their Revue with Google TV device to $99 -- noting that it's been a bad seller and has cost the company financially the past couple quarters. Like everyone else I'm a little disappointed by the progress Google has made with [...]

Logitech Revue with Google TV Reduced to $99

Logitech Revue with Google TVWow, talk about a steep fall. Logitech has taken a hit financially the past couple quarters and have seen fit to reduce the price of their Logitech Revue with Google TV from $249 when it launched to $99. "The action was taken with the goal of accelerating adoption of the Google TV platform by removing price as [...]

Logitech Revue with Google TV Now $199.99

Logitech Revue $100 Price DropIt's official! Logitech has just reduced the price of their Google TV box, the Logitech Revue, to $199.99 ($100 off the original MSRP). So far the device hasn't been a big hit with the masses, but with this relatively attractive price point things might change. Also, according to the Google TV session we saw at [...]

GTV Hacker Finds a Way to Add Android Market and Hulu Support to the Logitech Revue with Google TV

GTV Hacker Google TV DemoTalk about a hack! GTV Hacker has found a hardware and software workaround to root Logitech's Revue set-top box with Google TV (instructions here), a feat that reminds me of the original Xbox hacks. As a result, GTV Hacker was awarded the $1,000 bounty offered by magicandroidapps.com. The hack, in addition, has enabled GTV Hacker [...]

Could the Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad Be the Ultimate HTPC Remote?

Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard In-handIf you own an HTPC, keeping an eye out the perfect wireless remote is just about an everyday affair. However, folks, I think this may be the one to hold the HTPC remote crown for some time. The Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard is designed to work with all versions of Windows and is compatible with [...]