Logitech freezing Google TV shipments for Google TV updateThe Google TV project doesn’t look like it’s going to have an enjoyable Christmas. Report reports indicated that Google had pushed a last-minute delay on many manufacturers due to some upgrades that needed to be implemented on its Google TV software, causing disappointment to many folks who are slated to head to CES next month. Now word is going around that Logitech has suddenly frozen shipments of its Revue box for over a month while waiting for a major Google TV revamp, which is speculated to be a similar situation to the delay we just mentioned. Logitech has apparently ordered its contractor, Gigabyte, to stop production from sometime in December through January while Google fixes the software or releases a new version. Production will resume when Honeycomb ships for Android tablets in February or March, though it’s been said that the two projects aren’t directly linked. The strange thing is that Google TV already supports OTA updates, so Logitech could probably ship the units and apply the software upgrade later. Regardless of what is going on behind the scenes, this probably isn’t very happy news for Google TV fans out there.

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