Google has announced an all-new Chromecast, featuring a completely new design and a number of different colors, including black, yellow, and red.

The new device also features an adaptive antenna system with a total of three antennas, along with an algorithm that ensures that the best antenna is used for each particular situation.

Most notable about the new Chromecast is the new design, which is aimed at being hidden behind the user's TV, and looks similar to a puck on the end of a short HDMI cable. The media streaming device plugs into the HDMI port on your TV.  

Looks aren't everything, however. Under the hood, the new device is aimed at taking advantage of both 2.4 Ghz and 5 Ghz Wi-Fi bands, while the original Chromecast only supported 2.4 Ghz. This will ensure that there is less buffering and that users can watch higher-quality video using their Chromecast.

Along with the redesigned Chromecast is a redesigned Chromecast app. The new app is aimed at helping users find content to watch quickly and easily. The app also includes Google's new "Fast Play," which automatically preloads content in order to offer content as soon as the user wants to watch it. The feature will essentially predict what the user wants to watch before they watch it.

Gaming is at the forefront of Google's new Chromecast, allowing developers to take their existing mobile game, and render it to two displays. This could, for example, allow users to use their phone as a controller, while seeing the actual game on their TV.

The announcement came shortly after Google announced that it had sold a massive 20 million units of the original Chromecast, a big feat considering the device was only launched two years ago.

The new Chromecast is available starting today in 17 countries, and will cost the same $35 as the previous Chromecast.

Check out the video below for more information about the new Google Chromecast.

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