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Google Asks Manufacturers to Delay Google TV Launch

Google Asks Manufacturers to Delay Google TV Launch

Posted December 20, 2010 at 12:00pm by iClarified
Google has asked manufacturers to delay their launches of Google TV so that it can improve the product after it received lukewarm reviews, according to the New York Times.

Although Google already has a deal with Sony for its Internet TVs, other television makers — Toshiba, LG Electronics and Sharp — were prepared to flaunt their versions of the systems.

But Google has asked the TV makers to delay their introductions, according to people familiar with the company’s plans, so that it can refine the software, which has received a lukewarm reception. The late request caught some of the manufacturers off guard.



The NYT notes that Google has faced the same situation with its launch of Android for tablets and ChromeOS for netbooks.

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Google Asks Manufacturers to Delay Google TV Launch
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mat - December 20, 2010 at 2:17pm
it is more complicated, they just have bad people with no engineering nor design skills chasing short term goals. There is no technological culture not only in Google. This is what you get from freshly educated students from poor countries. No vision, no attention to detail, no perfectionists. And this is not only Google, the fact iPhone looks better is pure coincidence.
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