Google and Amazon had been in a feud of varieties for years, beginning when Amazon pulled the Chromecast and Nexus Participant from its on-line retailer in 2015. The warfare culminated past due final lear, when Amazon added a YouTube shopper to the Echo Display with out Google‘s permission or involvement, main Google to take away YouTube from the Fireplace TV and Echo Display altogether.
Possibly as some way of mending its courting with Google, Amazon introduced in December of final 12 months that it will as soon as once more inventory the Chromecast. Product pages for each the Chromecast and Chromecast Extremely seemed, however they weren’t in inventory on the time. We are actually coming near 3 months since that announcement, and the gadgets are nonetheless now not in inventory.
Along its promise to promote Chromecast gamers, Amazon mentioned it will be offering the newest Apple TV, which is in reality to be had. Possibly the corporate is sticking to its previously-stated rule of best promoting gadgets in a position to enjoying Amazon Top video (the Apple TV gained a Top Video app in December). However once more, the one corporate that may make a Top Video app is Amazon itself, so that is not a lot of an excuse.