Google TV Gets Update to Prove Doubters Wrong
When Google first made the move into the seemingly prosperous online TV market, customers did not take to it as well as was first expected. However, the techies at Google have updated their TV system to have another go at improving the perceptions of customers all over the world.
As well as a revamped version of its TV service, Google has announced that is set to create about 100 online channels of a range of programmes that will be hosted on its YouTube website. Google is certainly not holding back when it comes to funding the project as it has paid up to $100 million to partners to feature these videos.
With the new 2.0 version, user will be able recommend videos to friends and family as well as making it easier for software developers to create new apps. Having been built on the new “Honeycomb” version of its Android operating system, which it hopes will improve usability. Added to the functionality of the new version, Google has also replaced the out-dated and cluttered look with a far more minimalist design.
All that is needed now is to see how Google’s increasingly captive audience responds to the brand new Google TV.