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Google TV Honeycomb update (photos)

CNET gets hands-on with the new Google TV Honeycomb update, finding some improvements to the interface, but an overall frustrating user experience.

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New Google TV home screen

When Google announced the Honeycomb update last week, we had a twinge of optimism, based on the slick press photos and the stated mission of simplifying the user experience, which was sorely needed. But after playing with our Sony NSZ-GT1 Blu-ray player with Google TV for several hours today, our initial impressions were mostly of frustration.


For more information, read the full hands-on with Google TV.

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