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If you've been itching to pull the trigger on ordering Google TV then wait no longer. Dish networks has their Google TV pre-order page up and ready to roll. They are packaging their service together with the recently announced Logitech Revue hardware.
The price point listed on the website is $179 but it's not clear what that pays for. Contract? No Contract? Leasing the hardware, owning the hardware? Regardless, visit the Dish Network Google TV Pre-Order page to find out more.
Once again thanks to Bluen25 for the tip!
If you've been wondering what the Logitech Revue (and Google TV) is all about, Logitech has finally brought out their Revue product page and it's FULL of a ton of information. The page lists the Logitech offerings as well as a good description about what Google TV is all about.
In addition to the release of the Logitech Revue, we've got a good idea on some of the accessories and apps that will be available as well. Logitech is going to open up with the following:
With Google releasing their new Google TV website, it seems they have been working on some patent work involving commercials or at least, how they can be tailored to the consumer's liking. Some of it involves getting statistics of what the viewer is interested in advertisement wise as well as giving them the option to tailor the commercials to what they want to see or if they don't want to see any advertisements at all.
Their concept of skipping all advertisements may involve the option to choose to take a survey to paying a small fee to watch a show without commercial interruption. For all of this to work, the patent indicates that what ever device is viewing the content will need some sort of computer device/internet connection to function. Seems this could be something...
ABC's Nightline is about the last place that we thought news would break about Google TV first, but it does make sense, and I guess TV is the best place to promote Google TV! In the special that featured G-TV, they also released a bit about Sony's new Google TV and their very own controller.
"Two circular directional pads, a QWERTY keyboard, volume, channel selection, some play / pause buttons... everything you'd need to rock the web and video all at once."
Checkout the link below for the direct video or visit Engadget for more on the story.
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