Clicker, the Web service that aims to be the TV Guide for Internet television, just launched Clicker.tv at Google I/O. Clicker.tv is a new HTML5-based interface for Clicker's programming guide that is optimized for the '10-foot viewing experience' on a big screen in the living room. Google chose to highlight Clicker during today's I/O keynote because of its innovative use of HTML5 to create an easy-to-use interface that gives its users access to a large catalog of online video.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
After reading this I can't help but think that Google's TV play will be based around Chrome and not Android...
What's an Internet TV anyway, other than a big monitor with a network connection and a browser? I've had a Mac mini plugged into my TV since they were PowerPC machines, and the experience has only gotten better along the way. It's definitely an area where Apple has missed the boat...although they may be building their own right now. I'm basically waiting for a 42" iMac that can leverage the App Store and that let's me use my iPhone, iPod or iPad as a remote.
Clicker Launches HTML5 Interface for Watching Online TV in the Living Room: "