Chromecast bids reach $100 on eBay

The craze for Google's Chromecast continues, Android 4.3 heads to Xperia devices, and Google Translate understands handwriting.

CNET Update catches the craze:

In this episode of Update:

- Prepare to wait if you want the hot-selling Chromecast. Learn why folks are going crazy for it , and read the CNET review .

- Place your bets on which phones will be next to get the Android 4.3 update .

- Translate foreign characters using handwriting in Google Translate .

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Read the full CNET Review

Google Chromecast

The Bottom Line: Google's $35 Chromecast stick is a cheap and easy way to add streaming video and music to your TV, but it still isn't as fully featured as similarly priced Roku boxes. / Read full review

About the author

Bridget Carey is host of CNET Update, a daily tech news show. She's now in New York, but she started in Miami, covering tech trends, reviewing gadgets and authoring the nation's first social media etiquette column. Why journalism? She was born 150 years too early to join Starfleet.

 

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