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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
We're going to have to wait quite a while before we see it arrive in Australia, but Google TV is an excellent idea that deserves to do well. Here's why you should care about it (and what might go wrong before it realises its potential).
Google's announcement of Google TV has been attracting plenty of attention. While there's a lot to like about an easier way to search online content on your TV, Australians shouldn't hold their breath: it'll be at least a year before we see any devices supporting the newly-announced standard.
Now that we've read fairly firm proof that Google's looking to get into the set-top TV market, we're wondering what they'll deliver that's new and unique. YouTube, a semi-decent browser, sure — but what else would you want on your biggest screen?