October 9, 2020 | gadget | No Comments
- The Chromecast with Google TV is a real rival to the Roku and Amazon Fire TV now.
- It finally runs software, called Google TV, that lets you browse shows, movies and apps.
- It costs $50 and CNBC has been testing it for over a week. Here’s what it’s like.
The new $50 Chromecast with Google TV is Google’s first real rival to the Roku and Amazon Fire TV.
It brings a lot of features that never existed on a Chromecast before, like a full remote and brand new Google TV software that makes it easier to find movies and TV shows. And it ties into all sorts of services, like Hulu, HBO Max, Netflix, Disney+ and more.
Previously, the Chromecast let you play content on your computer, but you had to select content on your phone. Now it has a whole new