What is Google TV?

Google TV is "television meets the internet". Google TV enables access to all the web content you already get today on your phone and computer.

There are three ways to get Google TV:

  • Buy a Sony Google TV
  • Buy a Logitech Revue Companion Box that goes in between your cable or satellite box and your current TV set.
  • Buy a Blu-ray Disc Player with Google TV

  • With Google TV, you type in what you want to watch, and Google TV will find it for you. Google TV lets you seamlessly search all of the content on your TV, the web, and apps – then access it with a single click. You can also easily switch between TV and the web without having to change inputs on your television.

    The web is now a channel
    Google TV lets you access everything on the web. Watch your favorite web videos, view photos, play games, check fantasy scores, chat with friends, and do everything else you're accustomed to doing online.

    A new world of apps for your TV
    Google TV will comes pre-loaded with apps like Netflix, Twitter, CNBC, Pandora, Napster, NBA Game Time, Amazon Video On Demand and Gallery. Android Apps will work on Google TV as well.

    Your phone = remote control
    Your Android phone or iPhone can be used to control your Google TV in place of a remote control. Use your voice to search, and even use multiple phones to control the same TV. No more fighting over the remote!

    Fling a video to your television
    Find a great website on your phone and want to show it to everyone? Now you can. "Fling" what you're watching, listening to, or doing on your phone by sending it to your TV with the press of a button.

    Watch it now
    Never miss a show again. With Google TV, you can access over 40,000 shows and movies whenever you want with Netflix or Amazon Video On Demand.

    YouTube perfected for TV
    YouTube is great on the web, but it's even better on television. With YouTube Leanback, you can watch videos without ever clicking play -- just sit back and watch all of your favorite YouTube content, personally chosen for you, in full screen HD. You can even create new channels on the fly.

    Watch and browse at the same time
    With Google TV, you can browse the web or open an app and watch TV on the same screen. Check your fantasy football stats while watching the game, check your @replies on Twitter during American Idol, or purchase a product online right after you watch the ad. It's just like picture-in-picture mode, but with the web and the TV.

    TV gets a homepage
    Turn on your television and you'll instantly have access to your favorite channels, apps, podcasts, and websites, thanks to the Google TV home screen. The home screen is customizable for you, by you, so that you can always change your preferences.

    Create a TV playlist
    Want to watch something, but don't have time right now? Send it to your Google Queue and watch it later. You can also subscribe to your favorite websites and video podcasts, add YouTube videos, and more. It's like building a DVR for the web.

    Record from the search bar
    If you're a DISH Network subscriber using Google TV, you’ll enjoy many enhanced TV and DVR features, including recording a show right from the search bar and being able to search all of your recordings at once.

    Rock out in your living room
    Listen to your favorite music on the best speakers in your house by creating a personal radio station with Pandora or listening to any song, any time, with Napster.

    The ultimate picture frame
    Turn the biggest screen in your house into a beautiful, high definition photo gallery. Now your TV can stream photos from Picasa, Flickr, and every other photo-sharing site. Plus, you can access any public gallery, not just your own.

    Over-the-air updates
    How many consumer electronics products go up in value after you buy them? Google TV updates itself automatically, so you'll get new features for free.

    Above information provided by Google.com
    Manufacturers specifications are subject to change without notice.


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