Today only, TRG via Rakuten offers the Google Chromecast Streaming Media Player, model no. H2G2-42, for $37.99. Apply coupon code "VME10" and checkout via V.me by Visa to drop the price to $27.99. With free shipping, that's tied with our mention from a month ago and the lowest total price we've seen without membership hassles. (It's also a current price low by $2.) It attaches to your HDTV via an open HDMI port and connects to your wireless network to allow streaming online video, music, websites, and more to your HDTV using your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. It also allows you to use your Apple or Android device to control TV functionality.
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