Google announced a new Chrome extension today called Chrome to Phone, which utilizes Android’s new Cloud to Device Messaging (C2DM) to push small amounts of data, such as links, to an Android powered phone right from the browser. This extension requires Android 2.2, so it would not work with Google TV out of the box. However, with either a Froyo update for GTV, or a port of Chrome to Phone to work with 2.1, this extension should have no problem working with Google TV. The possibilites for such an extension are endless. Imagine sitting on the couch with your laptop and you are sent a link to a YouTube video you want to watch, or you find a stream of a sporting event not available in your area. With Chrome to Phone (or in this case Chrome to TV) you simply press a button and the video is brought up right on your TV. The sharing possibilites are endless, and would add yet another level of functionality to Google TV. Continue reading after the break for a video discussing Chrome to Phone.
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