Currently, people are pampered with a variety of entertainment such as music, movies, dramas, sports broadcasts and educational channels on television with a very good picture quality. Unfortunately, television can not meet people need on information that more flexible with a variety of content that can be freely chosen as the internet offers. On television people also can not build social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Plaxo, YouSayToo, MySpace, Scribd, etc. they could get through the internet.
Accommodate that two needs, Google has developed an application that combines television and the Internet. They call it Google TV, announced in May 2010. With Google Chrome and Adobe Flash Player 10.1, we can easily access the Internet and so young also moves to hundreds of television channels. Television channel can be searched with the search facility available on Google TV.
Google TV Features
Simply by typing what we want, whether it's television channels, web applications, video or whatever we can find without having to switch modes between internet and television.
The web is now a channel
With Google Chrome and Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Google TV lets you access everything on the web. Watch your favorite web videos, view photos, play games, check fantasy scores, chat with friends, and do everything else you're accustomed to doing online. Plus, the world's best websites are now being perfected for..
A new world of apps for your TV
Google TV will come pre-loaded with apps like Netflix, Twitter, CNBC, Pandora, Napster, NBA Game Time, Amazon Video On Demand and Gallery. Starting early next year, apps from Android Market will work on Google TV as well
Your phone = remote control
Your Android phone or iPhone can be used to control your Google TV in place of a remote control. Use your voice to search, and even use multiple phones to control the same TV. No more fighting over the remote!
Fling a video to your television
Find a great website on your phone and want to show it to everyone? Now you can. "Fling" what you're watching, listening to, or doing on your phone by sending it to your TV with the press of a button.
Watch it now
Never miss a show again. With Google TV, you can access over 40,000 shows and movies whenever you want with Netflix or Amazon Video on Demand.
YouTube perfected for TV
YouTube is great on the web, but it's even better on television. With YouTube Leanback, you can watch videos without ever clicking play -- just sit back and watch all of your favorite YouTube content, personally chosen for you, in full screen HD. You can even create new channels on the fly.
Watch and browse, simultaneously
With Google TV, you can browse the web or open an app and watch TV on the same screen. Check your fantasy football stats while watching the game, check your @replies on Twitter during American Idol, or purchase a product online right after you watch the ad. It's just like picture-in-picture mode, but with the web and the TV.
TV gets a homepage
Turn on your television and you'll instantly have access to your favorite channels, apps, pod casts, and websites, thanks to the Google TV home screen. The home screen is customizable for you, by you, so that you can always change your preferences.
Create a TV playlist
Want to watch something, but don't have time right now? Send it to your Google Queue and watch it later. You can also subscribe to your favorite websites and video podcasts, add YouTube videos, and more. It's like building a DVR for the web.
Record from the search bar
If you're a DISH Network subscriber using Google TV, you’ll enjoy many enhanced TV and DVR features, including recording a show right from the search bar and being able to search all of your recordings at once
Rock out in your living room
Listen to your favorite music on the best speakers in your house by creating a personal radio station on the fly with Pandora or listening to any song, any time, with Napster.
The ultimate picture frame
Turn the biggest screen in your house into a beautiful, high definition photo gallery. Now your TV can stream photos from Picasa, Flickr, and every other photo-sharing site. Plus, you can access any public gallery, not just your own.