Posted Mon Oct 31, 2011 at 07:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward
The long awaited Google TV 2.0 is coming in early November, packed with new functionality.
When Google TV first launched, there was a lot of excitement about all of the potential it had. Then it came out and it turns out that the potential was just that - potential. The actual execution was disappointing.
A new update to the Google TV is aimed to make the service not only more functional, but something to be envied. It uses the same Honeycomb operating system found in Android tablets and includes capabilities like access to the Android Marketplace - something the old Google TV interface didn't have.
The first update will be coming to the Sony Internet TV this weekend while the Logitech Revue will be getting it shortly after. If the new operating system is as game changing as expected, that Revue may start looking pretty good compared to the $199 Boxee Box.
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