I have been researching google tv for a few weeks now and just like always there are some good and bad reviews, which is common with any product I have noticed. I have tried to play with the google tv demo at Best Buy but that is pretty much useless because they never work or the alarm goes off when you touch the keyboard. I understand most of the big network sites and hulu are blocking google tv for now but my question can you access sites like HGTV, Oxygen via the web browser and watch full episodes. I tried to access Oxygen at the Best Buy google tv demo and of course it said blocked but it seemed to be Best Buy not google tv. I currently have a Roku box and have been happy with it so far but if I can hit a few sites via the web that are not ABC, NBC etc. and be able to watch shows like House Hunters I'll be cool with that. I ditched digital cable with TWC so now I just have broadcast cable (24 channels ) and that is all I need because I get FOX, ABC, NBC and they are in HD. With me not having a digital HD cable box will that make google TV not so good or will it really matter. I know it can integrate with you DVR recordings but is that all it really does with your cable box? I guess the big question is do most sites with flash work just like they would on a pc (minus the big networks of course for now and Hulu)? I see they just updated the Netflix app where you can search more than your selections so that is a good sign they are listening to the customers and more good things will come. Sorry for the long post but I don't want to get it tomorrow and go to HGTV.com and it say blocked (if someone can test for me that would be awesome). Thanks !!!!!!!