Google Acquires Slingbox-Style Tech Company Sage TV

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Google has acquired Sage TV, which offers DVR and Slingbox-like features, according to 9to5 Google.Sage TV will likely be used in Google TV software, which has struggled to gain traction. Or maybe it will be part of Google’s video offering for Android. Watching video from your TV on your phone or tablet would be a nice feature.

There’s no word on the price of the deal.

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