Google Luanches Chromecast; An Affordable HDMI Dongle


At today’ s event Google launched another handy thing to have; the Google Chromecast. Chromecast is basically a 2 inch HDMI dongle and priced to sell at $35 a piece. It’s running a stripped down version of Chrome OS. Chromecast sticks into the HDMI port on your television and then you can stream content like Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Music, or open Chrome tabs on your HDTV with the press of a button on your device.

Add to that you need not have an Android device for streaming content, Chromecast is compatible with below operating systems:-

  • Android 2.3 and higher
  • iOS 6 and higher
  • Windows 7 and higher
  • Mac OS 10.7 and higher
  • Chrome OS (Chromebook Pixel, additional Chromebooks coming soon).

So you have a HDMI streaming device for $35, take that Apple TV. Click here to get the Chromecast app and here to buy one click here before they run out of stock, and yes make sure you are logged into your Google account.



About munchy

Munchy is a Cobol Programmer by profession, Android diehard by choice. When he is not thinking about Android he loves to take his Mustang out for a drive to no where.

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