Originally published: January 5, 2011
Last updated: January 5, 2011 - 7:13pm
LG unveiled its SmartTV Upgrader set-top box for HD TVs at CES -- taking aim at both the Apple TV and Google TV. The SmartTV Upgrader, which is a little bit larger than a hockey puck, connects to any TV with an HDMI connection and uses a Wi-Fi connection to allow users to download and use LG's Internet-connected apps on their TVs through the box, said Tim Alessi, LG's director of new product development, at a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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