Google is building a Nexus-branded TV set-top box that could launch in the first half of 2014, according to a report from the Information. The device is running Android, and is apparently doubling as a game console.
Google isn’t giving up its living room ambitions. The company is said to be working on a “Nexus TV” device that will run Android, stream video from services like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube, and play a selection of video games. The rumor comes from The Information‘s Amir Efrati, who cites an anonymous Google employee. The device is said to be ready for launch as soon as the first half of next year, according to the report.