Google Cube?

Cringely, in his usual crackpot so-crazy-it-just-might-work way nails a strategy for Google to take over the world.

He’s pretty close to making sense. But what I can’t figure out is who will pay for the boxes? STB’s are subsidized by the cable provider. These little boxes can’t be manufactured for less. I mean, isn’t Microsoft losing money on xbox360 at $299? So what’s the consumer proposition for a Google Cube? And how would you get people to buy them?

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