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Google TV on Any PC

Discussion in 'Android TV' started by stmilli, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. stmilli

    stmilli New Member
    Thread Starter

    Nov 13, 2010
    After Google make Google TV open source in 2011 will it be possible to compile a version of it that can be installed as the OS on most PC's?


  2. StrifeJester

    StrifeJester Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2010
    IT Network Administrator
    Abbotsford, WI
    Well there will be driver concerns and a lot of other things. The good news is that the tear downs of the revue have already shown us the hardware used. Meaning there has to be drivers. If they are built into the source is whole different ballgame. Odds are though from seeing what the Chromium OS project has put out there is a very good chance they are built in and support keeps growing. I think this is why some of these products are released this way, they let it out on a vendor with known hardware, the early adopters give solid feedback while they work on new drivers and features for the masses. If you head over to iFixit: The free repair manual they have the tear down and parts. You can almost guarantee if you build it with similar hardware you should be fine. So we know Atom and the Intel chipsets that power it are supported. The one thing I am waiting for is more dual core support currently Android is lacking this piece. Sounds like 3.0 will address this. Hope this helps.

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