Turning your dumb old TV set into a relatively smart one you can wirelessly control using a connected mobile device or PC is already extremely easy and crazy cheap, courtesy of digital media dongles from Google, Amazon or Roku.
But for a limited time, two of the most popular such streaming products are available at even lower prices than usual, with some very attractive additional video on demand service also thrown in for free.
Discounted to $25 across several third-party retailers, the second-generation Chromecast is now $10 off list direct from the US Google Store as well, three months of HBO Now included. It’s almost like they are paying you to get this ageless, simple, versatile and powerful little HDMI content streamer, since normally, just the first HBO Now month would be free of charge.
The next two typically cost $15 each, letting you enjoy all the John Oliver, Westworld, Veep and Game of Thrones you can handle. Plus, new movies every week.
The special Black Friday offer is good for $69 Chromecast Ultra purchases too, and while the non-Ultra variant’s $25 deal expires Monday, November 28, you get nearly an entire extra month to sign up for a free 90-day HBO Now subscription. Only new members allowed.