Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Internet and TV are Coming together This Fall. It Better be 3D too!

So, were you kicking yourself for not waiting to get a new big screen 3D TV for the living room? Kick yourself again if you just bought one, because web base TV and internet is coming this fall, and you better hope it's 3D too.

(AP) - Google believes it has come up with the technology to unite Web surfing with channel surfing on televisions.

To reach the long-elusive goal, Google has joined forces with Sony, Intel and Logitech. The companies were unveiling their much-anticipated plan for a "smart" TV on Thursday during a Google conference for about 5,000 software programmers.

The TVs are expected to go on sale in the fall. Pricing wasn't immediately announced.

Sony will make the TVs, which will rely on an Intel microprocessor. Google will provide the software, including its Android operating system and Chrome Web browser. Logitech will supply a special remote control and wireless keyboard.

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