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With the motherboard out, only one component remains: a (relatively) ginormous heatsink. Made of solid aluminum and spanning the entire length of the device, it rests—lifeless hardware in a tiny coffin.

We can't say we're surprised, though, as the product information states "Chromecast may get hot to the touch; this is normal."

This is somewhat disconcerting, sort of like "melt in your hand, not in your mouth," or "side effects may include death."

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