GOOGLE: The First Version Of Google TV Was A Mess, And Here's How We're Going To Fix It (GOOG) (click for full article) "Don't give up on Google TV quite yet. The first version of the product sold so poorly that one of its partners, Logitech, had more returns than sales in the first quarter of 2011, and its CEO later said that betting on Google TV had "cost us dearly." But last fall, Google updated the Google TV software, and followed up with some new partnership announcements at the CES show in January. Now - finally - the first of those new devices is coming to market. Actually, it's two devices: a pair of 47-inch and 55-inch TV sets from LG, which will ship this month. They'll be followed shortly by standalone Google TV boxes from Sony and Vizio. We recently caught up with Google TV manager Rishi Chandra, who was one of the first leaders of the team, coming over from Google Apps back in 2010. He explained that Google TV is really just getting started. Here's why: "