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Google TV delays rumoured for CES 2011

LG, Sharp and Toshiba web TVs may be affected

Sony Google TV

Sony’s Google TV launched earlier this year in the US, but isn’t expected to be available in the UK until 2011

The NY Times has reported that Google has asked some TV manufacturers to drop their Google TV products from next months Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

The CES is the world’s largest technology show, where major manufacturers show off the products that they expect to launch later in the year. CES 2011 was expected to be largely dominated by web-enabled TVs such as Google TVs.

Sony Google TV

Sony has already launched a Google TV product in the US, and LG, Samsung, Toshiba and Sharp were expected to display their versions of Google TV at next month’s show.

According to the NY Times website, however, LG, Sharp and Toshiba have been asked by Google to hold back on their Google TV launches due to complications in software. This would suggest that Samsung will be the only new TV manufacturer to showcase Google TV products at CES 2011.

CES 2011

For more information and rumours about CES 2011, go to our CES 2011 report.

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