Google Chromecast is Headed to the UK March 1st (Update -- No, it Isn't)

By Gerald Lynch on at

Finally! After watching our US counterparts enjoy the delights of Google's tiny affordable streamer for months, it now looks as though it'll be headed to UK shores by March 1st.

The news comes from retailer Currys, which has claimed the dongle will be in its stores by the start of next month. We've reached out to Google for confirmation of the date and pricing, and will update this post once they get back to us.

Updated: It seems Currys has jumped the gun here. Google has just been in touch to let us know that there is "no truth" in Currys' claims that Chromecast will launch in the UK on March 1st. The saga continues...