Sony QWERTY remote takes control (hands-on video)

In this video from the show floor at CES, CNET UK takes a look at Sony's quirky new remote for its Google TV devices.

LAS VEGAS--2012 looks like it may turn out to be the year smart TVs lived up to their promise. The lurking threat of Apple on the horizon has made TV makers raise their game, and in this video from CES we take a look at Sony's quirky new remote for its Google TV devices .

Hit play and you'll see the remote has a taser-ish design, with the usual array of buttons on the front and a laptop-like trackpad for controlling an onscreen cursor. Turn the gadget over and you'll find a backlit QWERTY keyboard for typing in URLs, usernames, and passwords.

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Nick is CNET's global copy chief, writing news and managing the reviews copy desk from our London office. He's worked at CNET since 2005 and loves phones, movies and video games.

 

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