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Forget Apple TV. How About Ikea TV?

Wired.com reminds us that Ikea was your go-to retailer when you needed to furnish your dorm room — and many of us certainly have Ikea staples still littering our homes. Ikea media centers and bookshelves have long housed our electronics, but starting this summer, Ikea will become a full-fledged electronics manufacturer competing with Samsung and Sony.

The company’s TV system, Uppleva, was first revealed in mid-April amid a wave of surprise, ridicule and WTF. “An Ikea TV? Who would want that?!” Such were the protests of hardcore gadget enthusiasts. But now new details have emerged, and we know much more about the TV, thanks to a video that was released on Friday. (You can watch it yourself at the bottom of the linked post.)

Read more and see the video at http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/06/ikea-tv-uppleva/