Los Angeles Times writes about one of the things to expect from Google in 2006:
Google will unveil its own low-price personal computer or other device that connects to the Internet.
Sources say Google has been in negotiations with Wal-Mart Stores Inc., among other retailers, to sell a Google PC. The machine would run an operating system created by Google, not Microsoft’s Windows, which is one reason it would be so cheap perhaps as little as a couple of hundred dollars.
Bear Stearns analysts speculated in a research report last month that consumers would soon see something called “Google Cubes” a small hardware box that could allow users to move songs, videos and other digital files between their computers and TV sets.