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Google TV Q&A: What we known so far

A few days ago we mentioned that Google were working on a new project — Google TV — but we did not have much information then. However, we have since learned that Google are teaming up with Sony and Intel on this new Web content device for your living room.

Google TV will be a set-top box and will run on Google’s Android OS. The New York Times reports that a version of the Chrome browser will be used for web applications — these include Picasa and Twitter. The idea with Google TV is to make use of smartphone apps and bring them into your living room.

PC World understands that there are a number of questions being asked, and they aim to give us all the answers. So below you will see five of the most asked question about this new product from the search engine giant.

The five questions are:

  • Is Google TV really a platform or a product?
  • How viable is Web browsing in the living room?
  • Will it have Netflix inside?
  • Will Google TV have Bluetooth?
  • How will Google TV’s advertising work?

If you visit PC World you will find all the answers that you are looking for. One thing is certain, Google are not content in just competing with Apple in the smartphone market — they now what a piece of its Apple TV as well.

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Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: [email protected]

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

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