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Sony GoogleTV lineup revealed

October 12, 2010: 8:23 PM ET

With TVs starting at $599 and a $399 BluRay player available in the next week, Sony is bringing a compelling set of GoogleTVs to the market.

At an event in New York today, Sony (SNE) announced its "Sony Internet TVs with GoogleTV".  While the products look like a winner, whoever OK'd that brand-by-committee name should be sent back to Branding 101.

The TVs come in 24, 32, 40 and 46-inch varieties and start at $599 and go up to $1399.  The BluRay standalone player, at $399 is a compelling product as well.  Both have the controversial remote control. More

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  • Logitech Revue at Amazon and Best Buy, Sony GoogleTV leak

    GoogleTV is steadily becoming more real.

    Amazon (AMZN) and Best Buy (BBY) now have the Logitech Revue posted for pre-order for $299 with shipping dates in the 2-3 week range.  They also carry the peripherals like the $149 video camera and the $129 Mini Keyboard. (This should have been the standard keyboard in my opinion.) Logitech also offers pre-orders on its own site.

    Meanwhile, next week Sony (SNE) launches GoogleTVs or MORE

    - Oct 7, 2010 10:40 AM ET
  • Logitech Revue GoogleTV priced at $299

    Logitech's Revue site has gone live with a pre-order price and  feature list.

    While Logitech formally introduces its Revue GoogleTV product today, they are also opening up information on their website.  The URL for the microsite is logitech.com/en-us/smartTV/revue

    The event is going on now so I'll update with more details as they become available.

    The Revue will be priced at $299 and will come with full sized keyboard
    The Logitech Mini keyboard will have a MORE

    - Oct 6, 2010 3:17 PM ET
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  • GoogleTV portal opens ahead of hardware launch

    With the Logitech Revue launching this week and Sony's GoogleTV  next week, Google opens  up its GoogleTV place on the web.

    One interesting feature which will be familiar to prospective AppleTV customers is 'flinging content to your TV'. Google's (GOOG) offering will differentiate itself by flinging whole websites and not just the certain type of video content playable by AppleTV.  Apple (AAPL) will launch Airplay service on their MORE

    - Oct 4, 2010 10:32 AM ET
  • Logitech #Fails first GoogleTV ad campaign

    While we're very much looking forward to the Revue GoogleTV from Logitech, we're not looking forward to the rest of Logitech's ad campaign.

    Here's Logitech's latest stab at advertising for the GoogleTV.  Yes, a naked Man-TV secretly enters a young girl's room, jumps on her bed and scares her.

    When taken into context with the other ads already playing on Logitech's site, the campaign makes a little more sense.  TV is lonely MORE

    - Aug 26, 2010 3:20 PM ET
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  • Why Logitech rebranded for GoogleTV

    Technical details are still scant, but Logitech has publicly hatched a name.

    In a blogpost today, Logitech broke down the reasons it created a whole new brand for its GoogleTV appliance, rather than extending its popular Harmony brand of remotes or Squeezebox Internet radio players.

    Logitech Revue does everything we're known for and more. So it couldn't just be the Harmony Box or Squeezebox TV or, even worse, the Logitech TV Hub MORE

    - Jun 17, 2010 8:06 AM ET
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