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Google's now selling its Ethernet adapter for the new Chromecast with Google TV

Google's now selling its Ethernet adapter for the new Chromecast with Google TV

In contrast to the Chromecast Ultra, the Chromecast with Google TV doesn't come with an Ethernet power brick included. That might not be a problem for most people, but a wired connection is a boon for those of us who live in particularly Wi-Fi crowded areas in an apartment complex. For those who absolutely need a wired connection, Google has finally started selling the Ethernet adapter for the Chromecast with Google TV. You'll have to shell out $20 to become the proud owner of one.

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Check your email: Google is giving out $10 store credit for some recent purchases

Check your email: Google is giving out $10 store credit for some recent purchases

At its event last month, Google introduced a bunch of new hardware, including a refreshed Chromecast and a new Nest Audio speaker. There's already some killer promotional bundle pricing, but now Google is making the deals even sweeter by sending out $10 credits to people who have recently purchased a Google product  — but not everyone is getting lucky.

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YouTube Music adds new features on TVs, including easy access to uploaded songs

YouTube Music adds new features on TVs, including easy access to uploaded songs

YouTube Music added support for Android TV earlier this summer, but we weren't very impressed. As the approaching death date for Google Play Music draws closer, YouTube Music will soon replace GPM on TVs. Google is taking this opportunity to introduce new improvements to the YTM experience on TVs, including the ability to play uploaded music and get recommendations right from the homescreen.

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Get the new Chromecast for $12 when you bundle it with 6 months of Netflix

Get the new Chromecast for $12 when you bundle it with 6 months of Netflix

Google unveiled the new Chromecast with Google TV last week, and no surprise: it looks good. For less than $50, the device offers Chromecast capabilities, a voice remote with Google Assistant, and the latest Google TV experience built in. Right now, you can buy it bundled with six months of Netflix — and that's probably what most potential buyers should do.

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This is how much the Chromecast with Google TV will cost on Black Friday

This is how much the Chromecast with Google TV will cost on Black Friday

The new Chromecast with Google TV is not only a pretty good streaming device, but it's also Google's first product based on Android TV in a long time. The device is currently listed at $49.99, which is already a great price for everything you get, but sources say it could drop even lower on Black Friday.

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You can install the new Google TV launcher on older ATV devices — but you probably shouldn't

You can install the new Google TV launcher on older ATV devices — but you probably shouldn't

It may have been only about 30 minutes, but Google unveiled a bunch of new stuff at yesterday's event. One of the coolest gadgets is the Chromecast with Google TV — an updated Chromecast dongle that comes with a remote and runs special version of Android TV. The app that powers the new Google TV launcher interface has now appeared on the Play Store. It's called Google TV Home, and even though it's possible to install it on existing Android TV devices, it's pretty useless right now unless you have the new Chromecast.

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Subscribing to YouTube TV can get you a free Chromecast with Google TV

Subscribing to YouTube TV can get you a free Chromecast with Google TV

Following a storm of leaks, Google finally unveiled its first Android TV Google TV-powered Chromecast dongle earlier this week, which earned a big thumbs-up in our review. While the 4K-capable Chromecast with Google TV itself is a great deal — and a mouthful — at 50 bucks, you can save a bunch through various deals and bundles. One such offer from Google can get you the new Chromecast for free by subscribing to YouTube TV.

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Ask us anything about the Chromecast with Google TV (Q&A)

Ask us anything about the Chromecast with Google TV (Q&A)

Welcome to another Android Police Newsletter Q&A, a series where we open up about the latest gadgets on the market. This week, we're telling all about the very first Chromecast with Google TV. Read on to learn how to submit your questions and see our responses.

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Google TV offers a no-glitz, app-only interface with a few caveats

Google TV offers a no-glitz, app-only interface with a few caveats

Google TV's new homescreen experience is a big departure from the interface we've become familiar with on Android TV, thanks to a content-first approach that gives more importance to what you'd watch over where you'd watch it. It also has an "Apps" tab to browse the old-fashioned way, and if you prefer to make this your default interface, you can do so... at a price.

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You can remap the new Chromecast's Netflix and YouTube remote buttons

You can remap the new Chromecast's Netflix and YouTube remote buttons

The new Chromecast with Google TV is the first Chromecast to have a dedicated remote, and it comes with some useful extra buttons for the Assistant, YouTube, and Netflix. Voice control will probably come in handy for almost everyone, but what if you don't use YouTube and Netflix often enough to justify that extra space on the remote? As it turns out, there's an option and an app for that.

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