A First Look at New Google TV Apps

In preparation for the release of the Honeycomb OS for Google TV before the end of this month, many new apps are now appearing on the Android Market.

There is content from several publishers like the Wall Street Journal, CNNCNBCQVC and others.

Also interesting takes on what we can do with Google TV are offerings from smaller developers. Take Call Toaster for example, which automatically displays caller IDs and text messages from your Android phone while you watch live TV. Or the aVia Media Player, which allows users to stream local content from any computer or NAS drive within the own network. There’s even a Frogger app!

There is a slideshow of some of the apps on Gigaom or screenshots on thegadgets.


Google TV 2.0 A Look into the Android 3.1 “Fishtank”

I have been waiting (impatiently) for the new Android store link for my Google TV. There has not been much information since the Google I/O earlier this year…..Until now.


There was a great article on AnandTech that is specifically about the updates for my device (Logitech Revue) but currently, the limited group of developers (50) who were invited and given the device are working to create the initial applications and interface.


This uber-secret project has not been public but here is an article originally posted on Geek.com by Russell Holly

One of the things that seemingly wasn’t covered much at Google I/O was Google TV. It was clearly difficult for the Android team to admit that Google TV was not received nearly as well as everyone had hoped. As cool as the Apple TV competitor was, it lacked some critical functionality in order to “bring the internet to the largest screen in your home”.

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