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Google Chromecast reaches UK retailers, coming soon for £35 or less


The arrival of Chromecast outside the U.S. seems to be getting closer. Now we have a new clue that strengthens the previous reports directly from official app, which is used to configure and control USB-like dongle using Android smartphone and tablets.

The new app is available in more than 50 languages which clearly indicates the worldwide rollout is imminent. However, the update brings better support for music, video and photo apps, it also includes better support for Samsung devices. The new version is already available for download on Google Play store.

Earlier this week, Sunder Pichai, senior vice president at Google spoke about the success achieved by Chromecast so far. Even the device on which the Mountain View group betting to conquer the living room has been voted as the best technological gadget of 2013 by Time magazine.

Most importantly, Pichai also expressed the intentions to bring Chromecast in other countries before the end of this month, officially.

Meanwhile, a Twitter user @Rage06 has posted photographs of Chromecast units, ready to put on display on the shelves in the UK. Therefore, it’s just a matter of weeks, or maybe a few days, you will be able to get your hands on the device. Chromecast costs $35 in the U.S. right now and it is expected to arrive at a price tag of around £35 or less when it hits the UK.

Chromecast is a small and cheap dongle that allows the user to watch Netflix, YouTube and Google Play videos, and provides access to web pages on your HDTV through HDMI module. It doesn’t need a wired Internet connection, as it connects to the home network and hence the web via Wi-Fi b/g/n.

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