Google (s GOOG) announced its Google TV platform this week, and it has already lined up Sony (s SNE) and Logitech (s LOGI) to manufacture devices that are supposed to be on the shelves in time for the holiday season. The big question is: Will consumers bite?
Some argue that most consumers simply don’t want another box in their living room, especially not one that doesn’t even replace an existing device. Google TV advocates would likely respond that you don’t have to buy a box to put Google on the tube. Sure, Logitech’s so-called companion box is likely going to be the cheapest Google TV platform out there, but Sony will also sell a TV set dubbed Internet TV as well as a Blu-ray player with Google TV running on it.
So what would your choice be? Would Google TV be a good reason to finally buy a Blu-ray device? Would you go for the Logitech box to keep things simple (and money in your pocket)? Or would you pass on Google TV altogether? Let us know in the poll below, and feel free to elaborate in the comments.
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