I mentioned that Google are working with Dish Networks on a Google Set top box and I speculated that we would see an enthusiasts platform as well as boxes developed for Cable/Satellite operators. On a post on Rediff.com they say that Google is working with Intel and Sony to create a Google TV platform, bringing content to the TV from the web. Google TV would be Android powered and could be built with Logitech, I can see this being competition to Boxee as it will have the social networking and web apps built in and I think its an area where out of the box Windows Media Center is lacking butit can be expanded on with 3rd party apps. 

I did suggest a TV project is one of the reasons why Google is working on apps like its 10foot reader app so maybe we will see more web based apps designed for the 10 foot UI

So the ongoing battle for control of the TV continues…


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