The Hisense Pulse Pro runs "Android TV" software and sports a refreshed user interface and an impressive remote.
The Vizio Co-Star is an affordable way of getting the Google TV experience, but the software remains underwhelming and hampered by restrictions.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
Excellent picture quality, well thought-out features and distinctive design make the Vizio M-Series seem like a much more expensive TV than it really is.
With picture quality that outdoes that of numerous more-expensive TVs, Vizio's E series likely represents the best value of 2014.
Today Google and LG announced that the Google TV operating system on LG's Google TVs would be updated to Jelly Bean in the third quarter of 2013.
The Sharp LE650 series sets the big-screen LCD TV value bar high with very good picture quality for the price.
The 60-inch Vizio M1d-A3R doesn't quite offer the very best value for money in the company's range, but nevertheless features fine picture quality in a large size.
We liked the picture quality-to-performance propositions of Vizio's 1080p resolution M-Series and E-Series TVs last year, which bodes well for the new 4K-resolution P-Series.
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Netgear's latest in its NeoTV player line now also offers Google Play, full Web access, live TV, and a lot more