The first version of Google TV was an unqualified flop, which gave Apple an opportunity that the Mac maker took advantage of with its Apple TV set-top box. Google is back with its $35 Chromecast, offering a new way to stream content through a dongle at an extremely aggressive price point.
In the following video, Eric Bleeker, CFA, discusses Google's broader TV strategy and how Chromecast could put some heat on Apple.
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