A Second-gen Chromecast is on the way

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    After having been spotted in FCC documentation, the second-generation Chromecast has been confirmed by Googlers from the Chromecast team during a Reddit ask-me-anything session, but they said the device will not have any new features for users, without revealing more details about it. Meanwhile, Gigaom has learned that a Chromecast V2 is indeed coming, as Google doesn’t plan to replace its extremely affordable and very popular dongle with Android TV just yet.

    In an interview at Gigaom’s Structure Connect conference on Tuesday, Google vice president of product management Mario Queiroz confirmed a new Chromecast model will launch, though he declined to reveal any specifics.

    The executive said Google is...

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