Buy it and see what happens


There was some confusion Thursday when Google (s GOOG) out of the blue announced that it was ending the Netflix (S NFLX) promotion of its new Chromecast media adapters, with many people who had ordered one wondering if they still qualified. A day later, we know a bit more, thanks to additional information added to Amazon’s (S AMZN) as well as the Google Play store’s website.

Here’s what Google is telling people on its website:

“Please note that the Netflix promotional offer (which was available in limited supply) has now ended. Orders placed before 1PM PST on 7/25 will receive their promotion code once their order ships.”

Amazon cutomers however are finding themselves facing a different cutoff date, according to the online retailer’s website:

“Customers who ordered their Chromecast prior to 5:31 PM PST on July 24, 2013 will receive a Netflix gift code via email within 5 days of…

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