Comments on: Don’t look for Sony’s iPad killer any time soon Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 By: HBC Wed, 26 May 2010 01:00:26 +0000 Sony was Apple’s original partner in making the Powerbook. With the advent of Mac OS X, it might have been good for VAIO to run more than Microsoft OS but that’s all water under the bridge now. The thing Sony has never wanted to get tied up in is complex hardware user support, but now sees the pathway toward monetizing its content repertoire, of which it has tons.

No wonder Howard’s excited about Google TV. The future of asynchronously consumable pop culture depends on how, or rather how quickly, this entirely new business model pans out. When their VAIO series accommodates G-TV on an OS to match, Sony stands to do rather nicely. Not to mention Google.

Or did I just mention Google?