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Any Canadians interested in getting a Chromecast?

#1DmanTeePosted 7/22/2014 6:39:08 AM(edited)
I bought a Chromecast for $39.99 + tax. To my surprise, you can get a $20 credit to your Google Wallet, effectively making the price of the Chromecast only $20 or so.

I'm not sure how long this promotion will last because according to this page,

http://www.redflagdeals.com/deal/computers-electronics/chromecastcom-buy-a-39-google-chromecast-player-receive-20-in-google-play-credit/

this offer was supposed to expire last month.

So what are you waiting for? Buy a Chromecast now for only $19.99!
#2ClashtonnPosted 7/22/2014 6:10:52 AM
Well damn I bought it a month ago and didn't get this.
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#3El_KazPosted 7/22/2014 9:48:52 AM
Then you put ~$5 of that $20 credit toward Plex for Android, set-up Plex Media Server on your PC (free) and bam, you've got awesome local media streaming to your TV.
Who needs HTPC anymore?
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#4DmanTee(Topic Creator)Posted 7/22/2014 9:55:01 AM
Sweet! I will try that now.
#5randy_123rPosted 7/22/2014 9:58:05 AM
What is Chromecast and what does it do?
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#6ClashtonnPosted 7/22/2014 10:10:46 AM
randy_123r posted...
What is Chromecast and what does it do?


It connects to you TV and allows you to stream video to it from smartphones, computers or tablets.
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#7DawnshadowPosted 7/22/2014 10:13:44 AM
randy_123r posted...
What is Chromecast and what does it do?


It's a little thingy (looks a lot like a thumb drive) that seems to run on a variant of Android. You plug it into an HDMI port of your TV, and it runs things and streams things. You can install and run apps on it, too. I think you need a android phone or tablet to use it, though-- it doesn't have a dedicated remote.

http://www.google.com/chrome/devices/chromecast/
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#8ClashtonnPosted 7/22/2014 10:14:46 AM
Dawnshadow posted...
randy_123r posted...
What is Chromecast and what does it do?


It's a little thingy (looks a lot like a thumb drive) that seems to run on a variant of Android. You plug it into an HDMI port of your TV, and it runs things and streams things. You can install and run apps on it, too. I think you need a android phone or tablet to use it, though-- it doesn't have a dedicated remote.

http://www.google.com/chrome/devices/chromecast/


I use my macbook and my windows desktop to control it.
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