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Technology Someone bought the new Chromecast and told Reddit all about it

17:15  25 september  2020
17:15  25 september  2020 Source:   engadget.com

India: Hundreds of thousands of tea pickers in Assam on indefinite strike

 India: Hundreds of thousands of tea pickers in Assam on indefinite strike © Biju BORO / AFP Tea pickers joined farmers in protesting the liberalization of the sale of fruits and vegetables. The strike began this Friday, October 9 to demand wage increases. These workers joined the farmers, who have been protesting for two weeks now against the new selling prices for fruit and vegetables. With our correspondent in Bangalore, Côme Bastin The State of Assam produces nearly 50% of India's tea, and it is found on many tables around the world.

Google’s annual Pixel event is five days away, and the leaks just keep coming. A couple weeks ago, Android Police spotted a listing for a “Chromecast with Google TV” through Target. Now, Redditor u/fuzztub07 has shared photos of that dongle, along with the remote, packaging and manual. Apparently, u/fuzztub07 was able to buy the unannounced device before it’s official launch at a Walmart, The Vergereports.

a video game remote control: Chromecast with Google TV Chromecast with Google TV a public restroom © Provided by Engadget

There isn’t anything too shocking about the design of the small oval dongle or the remote. But the Redditor shared a video of the Chromecast with Google TV interface, which includes a couple of games that can be played through the remote. Stadia is not supported, The Verge notes. The interface seems to be based on Android 10.

Leaked images of Google’s new Chromecast reveal a true Apple TV rival

  Leaked images of Google’s new Chromecast reveal a true Apple TV rival Google plans to announce a new Chromecast streaming device on September 30th. Leaks of the device (codenamed "Sabrina") have been popping up for months, but the latest leaked renders appear to give us a look at Google's final design. The remote for Google's new Chromecast has dedicated buttons for YouTube and Netflix. While Apple, Amazon, and Roku were all releasing standalone streaming media players, Google was content with asking us to stick a dongle in our TV that could connect to the apps on our phone, tablet, or computer.

It appears the retail price will be $50 and that the device will be 4K/HDR compatible. According to the Reddit source, the dongle supports multiple accounts, and you can pair Bluetooth headphones.

Google plans to announce the new Chromecast, along with the latest smart speakers and new Pixel phones, on September 30th. It’ll be interesting to see what’s left to announce. We’ve already seen photos of the new Nest Audio speaker, and we know about the company’s plans for a 5G-enabled Pixel 4a and Pixel 5.

Google introduces new phones, Google TV, smart speaker and Chromecast .
Google's new phones probably won't make a dent in sales, as the Pixels have historically been sales laggards, but it will make them more competitive.The flagship product, the new phones, beg consumers to take a good look at the entry level $499 Pixel 4A (with 5G) phone as opposed to the more expensive $699 Pixel 5.

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