Google TV UK release date info causes Twitter Trend

 

By Posted 26 Aug 2011, 16:44

Google TV has been available in the US for the best part of a year, however up until today we haven’t heard a great deal regarding its UK arrival, well today we finally have some juicy details for you, however it looks like a 2011 release is not too likely.

According to a recent article posted on Telegraph.co.uk it looks like Google TV will arrive in the UK within six months, this means that people will be able switch between the TV and internet without adjusting any cables. You can find out all about Google TV here, we have embedded a brief introduction video at the very end of this post.

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Google TV will be accessible through a set-top box, it will allow you search your television for what you want to watch, browse the web, use apps and even use your Android device as a remote control and much more, you can even browse the web and watch TV at the same time – you can see a full list of features here.

UK consumers will be able to access popular services such as BBC iPlayer and ITV Player more conveniently than ever, Google hope that Google TV will change the way people watch TV and browse the internet for ever, we haven’t had hands on time with it yet – but it sure sounds great.

Currently U.S. consumers have a range of Google TV set-top devices available to to them, to give you some idea of pricing the Logitech Revue costs just $99.99 and consists of a the set-top box and a wireless keyboard with a built-in touch pad. You can find out all about the Logitech Revue here.

When we find out more about the service in the UK we will keep you posted, the six month time frame suggests that it will arrive before March 2012. We are guessing that this is popular news as Google TV is now trending on Twitter.