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Re: Google Media Server: A Giant Toe in the Door?
Posted by: Erika Morphy 2008-07-01 14:10:04
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It already dominates the Internet -- why not the TV? Probably Google wasn't thinking exactly in those terms when it conceived the idea for Google Media Server, its latest addition to a ballooning product line. But planting a foothold in a medium in which it so far only dabbles is clearly the driver behind this release. Google Media Server is the company's latest enhancement to its Google Desktop suite. Basically, it is software that allows users to view content from the Internet on a television.

Google's new Media Server
Posted by: import10 2008-07-01 14:18:06 In reply to: Erika Morphy
Looks like a good development. I am already using the new ROKU device to view instant downloads of movies from Netflix and have been hoping something would come along to enable easier viewing of other computer features on the big screen digital TV.

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