reports that Sony won't be the only major TV brand offering
support for Google TV. Samsung has announced that it will unveiling
plans for TVs in January that run Google TV service. January being
CES time there should be Google TV enabled sets in abundance at the
show from Sony along with the official announcement of plans from
At this point, the details of Samsung's
plan to support Google TV haven't been decided. Samsung's Yoon Boo
Keun said that the company was "open" to using Intel chips
inside the TVs supporting Google's service. While Samsung is planning
to support Google TV, the service as a whole is under attack by major
Studios. All of the major studios are now blocking Google TV users
from viewing their shows online.
Still, TV makers are seeing new
features like Google TV and web capability on their TVs as a way to
fight falling prices and increase profits on their sets. If the
service continues to be blocked
by major networks and websites, consumer interest in the tech
will wane sooner rather than later.
quote: I'm pretty sure Google could buy AMC and SyFy for cash without blinking.