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Best Buy Accidentally Sells Unannounced Third-Gen Chromecast Ahead Of Google Hardware Event

23 days ago   |   By Inquisitr

Google is set to officially reveal its new devices and hardware upgrades during its annual fall hardware event on Oct. 9. It appears though that one of the upgrades has already been leaked ahead of schedule.
Reddit user GroveStreetHomie claimed that he managed to buy an unreleased third-generation Chromecast at a Best Buy that accidentally brought it out for sale.
The Redditor said that he went to purchase a Chromecast for a new TV when he noticed that the packaging and design for the particular device were different from the one that he has.
GroveStreetHomie initially thought that it was...
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New 3rd-gen Chromecast appears in store before being announced

New 3rd-gen Chromecast appears in store before being announced

23 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Google probably wanted to keep details of its 3rd-generation Chromecast under wraps ahead of its big hardware show on October 9, but Best Buy has ruined those plans - one of its stores mistakenly put the new dongle on sale too early, and a customer who managed to get hold of one has posted details on Reddit. Redditor GroveStreetHome wasn't able to get the device up and running - it keeps asking for an update - but thanks to some photos we know the new Chromecast will get a slightly refreshed look, with the Chrome symbol replaced by a Google logo. We knew a new Chromecast model was coming...
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