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What is a Google Smart TV stick?

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The Google Chromecast is a digital video player dongle designed to be plugged into an HDMI outlet on a TV and powered by the USB outlet on the TV. The device connects to a wireless network and allows users to stream video via mobile and web apps that support Chromecast.

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Many different apps are available natively on the Google Chromecast, notably Netflix, Hulu and HBO Go. Chromecast differentiates itself from its competitors by using a tablet, smartphone or PC to control the device in lieu of a remote. Users run the app on the preferred device and then select an option to stream to Chromecast. The video is then shown on the TV.

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