Google Tries Again with Google TV
Google, once again, is making a push into the living room.
It is a destination the search giant tried – and failed – to reach when it first brought out its Web-enabled Google TVs in 2010. The goal all along has been to bring Google’s search and YouTube services to Internet-enabled television so it could capture a share of spending on TV advertising, which still commands the biggest portion of ad budgets.
But Google TV never lived up to its hype. Reviewers called it “chaotic,” major television networks blocked their online content