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#61683 21-May-2010 13:01
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My work mate pageweon sent me an e-mail with this link - It's quite scary to read about what google are capable of.

They could be SkyNet if they wanted to

http://www.cracked.com/article_18540_5-reasons-you-should-be-scared-google.html




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  #332914 21-May-2010 13:13
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It's interesting how cracked.com content can be so "real" - even though it's a joke site, they do pull some good content around there... I read them frequently.




 

 

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  #332918 21-May-2010 13:19
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freitasm: It's interesting how cracked.com content can be so "real" - even though it's a joke site, they do pull some good content around there... I read them frequently.


It's the first time I've even heard of cracked.com till now - It's quite interesting

 
 
 
 


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  #332924 21-May-2010 13:28
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They want in our TVs now :(

Anyone else wanting a Logitech Google TV box? Actually looks pretty neat :)
I knew they were thinking about putting Android on a few cell processor Toshiba Tvs, but now they've demo'd their Logitech partnered TV box

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2364023,00.asp




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  #332927 21-May-2010 13:38
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vinnieg: They want in our TVs now :(

Anyone else wanting a Logitech Google TV box? Actually looks pretty neat :)
I knew they were thinking about putting Android on a few cell processor Toshiba Tvs, but now they've demo'd their Logitech partnered TV box

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2364023,00.asp


Soon they will all be working in tandem with one another.. google could rule the planet?

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  #332929 21-May-2010 13:41
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cgrew:
vinnieg: They want in our TVs now :(

Anyone else wanting a Logitech Google TV box? Actually looks pretty neat :)
I knew they were thinking about putting Android on a few cell processor Toshiba Tvs, but now they've demo'd their Logitech partnered TV box

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2364023,00.asp


Soon they will all be working in tandem with one another.. google could rule the planet?


Phones, Computers, TVs, Microwaves....coming soon: fridges, roomba vacuums, us.  As long as I run on Froyo and have 450% faster internet and flash browsing I'll be happy.  I think
 




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  #332931 21-May-2010 13:42
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They'll start fitting cameras in the top of TV's next.... be afraid!




 

 

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  #332936 21-May-2010 13:50
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ZollyMonsta: They'll start fitting cameras in the top of TV's next.... be afraid!


Oh crap..

And we're forgetting about all the satellites google have as well.

 
 
 
 


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ZollyMonsta: They'll start fitting cameras in the top of TV's next.... be afraid!


Found a video of the microwave:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuZzF9DoSJU&feature=player_embedded

That's one thing that I'm really afraid of.  I would not allow a TV with a camera in my house.   I don't want google to know I'm watching TV in my dressing gown on a Sunday morning






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  #332941 21-May-2010 13:57
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vinnieg: They want in our TVs now :(

Anyone else wanting a Logitech Google TV box? Actually looks pretty neat :)
I knew they were thinking about putting Android on a few cell processor Toshiba Tvs, but now they've demo'd their Logitech partnered TV box

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2364023,00.asp


Actually they are launching with Sony. And DISH Networks too.




 

 

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  #332955 21-May-2010 14:18
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vinnieg:
ZollyMonsta: They'll start fitting cameras in the top of TV's next.... be afraid!


Found a video of the microwave:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuZzF9DoSJU&feature=player_embedded

That's one thing that I'm really afraid of.  I would not allow a TV with a camera in my house.   I don't want google to know I'm watching TV in my dressing gown on a Sunday morning




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  #332971 21-May-2010 14:45
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freitasm:
vinnieg: They want in our TVs now :(

Anyone else wanting a Logitech Google TV box? Actually looks pretty neat :)
I knew they were thinking about putting Android on a few cell processor Toshiba Tvs, but now they've demo'd their Logitech partnered TV box

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2364023,00.asp


Actually they are launching with Sony. And DISH Networks too.


Yeah apparently they are in deals with almost all the major TV manufacturers :S looks like pretty soon we won't be able to escape it.  The only bad thing would be if like the phones, they all have different release versions like 1.5, 1.6, 2.0, 2.1, 2.2...




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I'm guessing if they all come out at the same time? well Logitech/Sony devices, they'll have the same software, but possible branding rights?

The software, called Google TV, will live on Sony televisions and Blu-ray DVD players, as well as a set-top box built by Logitech, all of which will be available this fall.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/05/20/BUTN1DHV9N.DTL&type=business#ixzz0oWos9J...

Also, I'm guessing Fall would mean anywhere in Q3? not too far away now.....




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  #340229 10-Jun-2010 14:54
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Had to LOL at that. Ever read the EULA with M$, Apple, VFNZ, or Telecom? 

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I thought I'd reply with 5 reasons why I love Google

1. I can find what I want to know
2. I can find where I want to go
3. Android. They don't tell me what apps I can install, or dictate what hardware it must be on
4. Pacman - Although my productivity at work has dipped!
5. They pay me (adsense)

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