Google TV is NOT Dead; to Support Chromecast 'Soon'

Google TV is NOT Dead; to Support Chromecast 'Soon'

Notable absent from yesterday's launch of Google Chromecast was news about future plans for the Google TV world, or how the two devices might be used together. Google's now addressed the absence after thousands of consumers were left wondering if the devices were dead. The good news? They're not.

Here's what they had to say:

With the exciting news about Chromecast we are getting a lot of questions mostly wondering if Google TV is dead.

No, in fact partners are continuing to launch new Google TV-enabled HDTVs and boxes. As we announced at I/O, we are working with partners to bring the latest experience of Android and Chrome to devices later this year. We believe there is ample room for both products to exist and succeed.

With Chromecast, you can easily enjoy your favorite online entertainment on your HDTV-movies, TV shows, music, and more from Netflix, YouTube, Google Play, and Chrome. No more huddling around small screens and tiny speakers. Chromecast automatically updates to work with a growing number of apps.

Chromecast works with devices you already own, including Android tablets and smartphones, iPhones, iPads, Chrome for Mac and Chrome for Windows. Browse for what to watch, control playback, and adjust volume using your device. You won't have to learn anything new.

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