Unity-based Ubuntu TV takes on Google TV

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http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Canonical used the Consumer Electronics Show to demonstrate an IPTV platform -- Ubuntu TV -- that will directly compete with Google TV. Based on Ubuntu Core, the upcoming Ubuntu 12.04 (& Precise Pangolins& ), the Unity UI layer, and the Ubuntu One cloud service, the offering aims to meld cable/satellite TV service with Internet content, featuring unified search, channel guide, time shifting, optimized apps, and links to mobile devices.... (Embedded)