Streaming everything from movies to music has become so normal for many people that having an excellent streaming device is almost essential. Cyber Monday is a fantastic time to pick one up for yourself or someone else. Amongst all of the options out there to pick from, Google has some of the best. So keeping an eye out for some awesome Chromecast deals is a wise plan.
Google's Chromecast was one of the first devices to simplify sending content from our phones to our TV. All by simply plugging in a small HDMI device and connecting it to Wi-Fi — all the way back in 2013. Since then, there has been a lot of evolution for that little dongle, and the latest version is the Chromecast with Google TV. This iteration of the streaming device brings all of the functionality of the original Chromecast we love, bumps up the quality to ultra-high-definition 4K, packs in a wonderful interface, and brings its own remote control.
Until the Chromecast with Google TV, whatever device was casting the content to the TV was also the remote. While that is an OK idea, in theory, it was often clunky and sometimes didn't work at all. The newest version fixes all of that. Now the content and control are contained within the Chromecast with Google TV. You can sign into all of your favorite streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube TV, and more using the Google Assistant-enabled remote.
Your TV will feel so much smarter with a Chromecast plugged in. It's the easiest way to send any video to your TV via your smartphone. You can even cast your latest vacation pictures to show off to your whole family at this year's Holiday get-together.
If you only need a single Chromecast, Google has a great Cyber Monday sale for you. This Chromecast 3rd-gen will output up to 1080p resolution video at 60Hz, making it easy to cast just about anything to any TV you plug it into.
The interface for finding and watching your favorite shows is clean and easy to navigate using the remote's physical buttons. If you want to find a certain show or actor, you can press the Google Assistant button and use your voice to search for it. Not only that, you can use that same button to control all the awesome smart home devices you get during Cyber Monday too!
Of course, if you want, you can still use the Chromecast with Google TV just like a regular Chromecast by sending content to it from your phone or other devices. Depending on your needs, a standard Chromecast may be a better fit for you, and if that's the case, there are also some great deals going on for those.
Where to find the best Cyber Monday Chromecast deals
Chromecast devices are available widely through many retailers. However, one of the most glaring omissions from the list of stores running discounts on these amazing gadgets is Amazon. While the retail giant isn't carrying the Chromecast, you will be able to find discounts at many other stores — including Google itself.
- Best Buy: The Geek Squad is already offering great deals on all of the Chromecast models (opens in new tab)
- Walmart: This store is well-known for its fantastic discounts and the Chromecast will get some great ones (opens in new tab)
- Google: Sometimes the best deals come directly from the source (opens in new tab)
- B&H: There are be some truly excellent deals on Chromecasts at B&H (opens in new tab)
Jeramy is proud to help *Keep Austin Weird* and loves hiking in the hill country of central Texas with a breakfast taco in each hand. When he's not writing about smart home gadgets and wearables, he's defending his relationship with his smart voice assistants to his family. You can follow him on Twitter at @jeramyutgw.
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