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Has anyone heard any rumors of what lies ahead for Google TV?

Today it was announced that GTV is getting Play Store for Movies and TV. Yeah, I know, kind of amazing that it wasn't available before. But this is what the Nexus Q had going for it that GTV didn't.

I want to see a reference device for Google TV that takes the best of GTV and Nexus Q, plus adds the ability to connect to local storage (a la Boxee) and perhaps have a solution for DVR when not paired with a Cable/Satellite service. All of this controlled through a bundled remote or using a tablet or Android phone app.

My wish list:

  • Google Play Content (TV, movies, music, apps)
  • Third party apps (Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, voodoo, etc.)
  • Connect to Cable/Satellite
  • Play live HD TV (over the air)
  • Ability to play from local storage
  • Ability to Record Live TV to local/remote storage/DVR (when using cable/satellite)
  • Combined TV Guide/media browser experience for all sources
  • Hardware remote that doesn't suck
  • App remote (nexus 7, phone, etc.)

I would jump at the ability to do this while I wait for Google Fiber to come to Chicago...

What have you heard? What would you like to see on a Google reference device?

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