Vizio's Co-Star Google TV hub has been public knowledge for more than half of 2012, but it might as well have been a black box as far as its internals were concerned. It's mostly been a mystery beyond the acknowledgment of a Marvell ARM chip inside. The teardown gurus at iFixit certainly weren't content to let that riddle go unanswered. Their exploration of the box shows that Vizio is very much clinging to the initial Marvell vision of using a dual-core, 1.
What is Google TV? Vizio and Sony have recently released Google TV boxes. The Vizio Co-Star at $99 and the Sony NSZ-GS7 Internet Player with Google TV, $199 can be connected to your TV and to your cable or satellite box for a comple... Read Post
Vizio pulled off a sort of coup with the Co-Star. This $99 Google TV box packs more features than Sony's latest model and is half the price. Plus, I think the novel UI looks better than the standard Google TV interface. The box, whi... Read Post