A Google TV Set-Top Box is Coming

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We knew vaguely that Google was looking toward the living room, but the NYTimes has the details on Google TV, an ambitious platform to deliver web content to Android-based set-top boxes and TVs through partnerships with Sony, Intel, and Logitech.

Google hopes that the new platform will succeed where dozens of lesser efforts have failed—to truly and seamlessly integrate web content onto TVs, bringing services like Twitter and sites like YouTube, in addition to games, webapps, and, of course, Google’s search, to the big screen. The Google TV software reportedly includes a version of Google’s Chrome browser for doing some light surfing, as well.

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Throw Away Cell Phones

Throw Away Cell Phones 

BIC are well known for their disposable type products such as pens and razors. They are now venturing in to another arena by creating a disposable mobile phone. BIC have teamed up with Orange in France to launch the disposable phone which will come with 1 hour of free calls which can be topped up if needed by purchasing Mobicarte pre-pay airtime cards. The phone has no real advanced features and simply acts as a phone and text messaging device which can be picked up for about €49 in France when it is launched on 7th August.

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