Sony gives away Google TV on Facebook
In a bad month for Google TV including a poorly received update and a major slam from Logitech, Sony is giving away Google TV players in a Facebook competition.
"Do you like prizes?" asks Sony in its new Facebook ad.
"Sure, Howard Stringer, prizes are pretty neat... But, hang on, what's the catch?"
Sony is giving away for free a every day to people who input their e-mail address on the company's Facebook prize page. Plus, the entries go into the draw for a 46-inch .
Google TV has lived a checkered life since it debuted 12 months ago on this same hardware, with a particularly disastrous November consisting of a mixed reception to its Honeycomb "" and Logitech saying its involvement with Google TV was a " " mistake.
While Google assures us that moreis on the way--including potential offerings from and , we can't help but wonder if holding a Facebook competition is a good way for Sony to get rid of slow-moving stock.