With Sights Dead Set on the Living Room, Google Debuts A Streaming Media Device
The battle for your living room rages on. Touting consoles, boxes and premium content delivery services, companies such as Apple, Microsoft and Amazon continue to jockey for digital supremacy.
And now Google has fired a cannonball.
The company unveiled the "Nexus Q" media device at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, a $300 black orb-shaped amplifier capable of wirelessly streaming music and playing video to connected devices, with the specific locus situated inside the home.