April 16, 2009

Google's Android Hits Set-Top Box

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April 16, 2009, 1:00 am

In a positive sign for the Google-backed operating system, Android will soon find its way to a set-top box made by Motorola.

google_android_logo.gifThe device, which is called "au Box," is being made for the Japanese Internet service provider KDDI, and it will be capable of playing DVDs and CDs, transfer music and video to a mobile device, and rip and store files. The box will likely be able to surf the Web with Android's Chome-like browser. The au Box doesn't have a definite release date, and it's unclear if it will be released in other markets...