Google TV remote spotted in the wild

Sony's remote control for the company's forthcoming Google TV equipped Bravia GT1 telly slipped out on ABC News last night.

The over-sized slab of grey plastic isn't exactly what you'd call pretty, with its mini Qwerty keyboard, dual console-style control pads and plethora of function buttons... but we couldn't help thinking we'd seen it somewhere before!

Number Five is alive!

It looks line Sony is taking its design cues from eighties kid's movies nowadays, which is no bad thing in our book.

We can't wait for the Metal Mickey operating system. Oh... hang on. Google already has Android.