The Home Depot is selling a new Google Chromecast that hasn’t been announced

Google’s Pixel 5 event is scheduled for this Wednesday, but some of the company’s other new gadgets are already appearing on store shelves. That includes its all-new Chromecast, which some savvy buyers have been able to purchase directly in-store from retailers like Walmart and The Home Depot over the course of the last week.

The Verge has purchased one such device from The Home Depot and can confirm the retailer is not stopping customers from checking out and taking the pre-release product home.

Not all stores appear to be selling the item; we tried two and only found the new Chromecast at a second location. And inputting the universal product code listed on the receipt into the retailer’s website returns no results, so it would appear you can only purchase it early in person.

The receipt doesn’t even say Chromecast

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Showcase of Homes TV dates announced

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The Saratoga Showcase of Homes has moved from an in-person, live event to a TV format.

Liz Bishop of CBS-6 News will host an one-hour program featuring Beechwood Homes, Bella Home Builders, Belmonte Builders, Caruso Home Builders, Degraff-Bloom Custom Builders, Heritage Custom Builders, Kodiak Construction, McPadden Builders, The Earth Source Company, The West Saratoga Condos, Whitbeck Construction & Witt Construction.

The program will air on multiple dates: At 12:30 Saturday on CW Channel 15; 1 p.m. Sunday on Channel 6; 1:30 p.m. Oct. 3 on Channel 6; 12:30 p.m. Oct. 4 on CW Channel 15; 1:30 p.m. Oct. 10 on Channel 6; and 12:30 p.m. Oct. 11 on CW Channel 15.

Proceeds from the event benefit  Rebuilding Together Saratoga County and Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren & Washington Counties. Donate on the Showcase website. 

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