Chromecast With Google TV Gets a Decent-Sized Update

A fresh update is rolling out today to the Chromecast With TV, ’s ridiculously priced dongle that brings you all the smart TV goods in a tiny package at a tiny price. The update carries a big weight and a semi-new security patch.

Labeled as TV build QTS1.210311.036, the update arrives at 158MB with an October 2021 security patch. It also brings storage optimizations and management improvements, as well as improvements to help with HDR HLG-to-HDR10, Dolby Vision playback, and DRM video decoding. There are other unspecified bug fixes and performance tweaks too.

TV update QTS1.210311.036:

  • Security update: security patch level updated to October 2021
  • Storage optimizations and management improvements
  • Platform improvements to help some apps with: HDR HLG playing instead of converting to HDR10, Dolby Vision playback, and DRM Video decoding performance improvements
  • Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

The update is live now if you check for it by heading into Settings>About>System update.


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