Are you willing to give Google TV another go? If so, the latest option for adding the Google TV platform to your TV is the Asus Cube, which is now being offered for sale by NewEgg.com for $140.
Today Asus formally announced the launch of the Asus Cube with Google TV. The 4.9-inch black box puts Google TV on users’ HDTVs through a custom cubed UI. Included with the purchase is 50GB of Asus WebStorage, a cloud-based service for storing your media content. In addition to playing live TV from your service provider (an IR repeater is included for controlling your cable or satellite box), the Cube can access a variety of streaming video services, including Amazon, HBO Go, Netflix, and YouTube. Apps can be organized into categories, such as TV & Movies, Games, Sports, Music, News, and Favorites, for easier and quicker access. Web browsing through Chrome is also supported, and a ‘Quick Guide’ feature lets users watch content picture-in-picture while web surfing.
Ports In: HDMI In port x 1
Ports Out: HDMI Out port x 1
IR Blaster Out port x 1
Platform: Honeycomb 3.2
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB 2.0 x 2
10/100 Base-T Ethernet port x 1
Dimension: 4.92" x 4.92" x 4.92"
Power input rating: 12 V DC, 2A
Power Consumption: 10W
As a note, if you buy it today, you get a $10 gift card with your purchase.
Buy now @ NewEgg.com
Also, be sure to check out the Asus Cube section at GoogleTVForums.org!