Thursday 25 July 2013

Google Chromecast: a key to Web Video on Your TV

Google introduced yesterday Chromecast, wireless key that plugs into the HDMI port of the TV and can relay the stream streaming broadcast from tablets, Smartphones, PC or Mac. It is marketed in the U.S. for 35 dollars now. Google organized Thursday evening at their local California office, a presentation on news around Android, the Nexus 7 etc. But the real surprise came from a small accessory, the Chromecast. It is a key that connects to the HDMI jack of a TV. It connects to home WiFi network and allows you to stream content streaming from a tablet, Smartphone, PC or Mac via the Chrome browser. Chromecast is already supported by the applications YouTube, Netflix, Pandora, as well as movies and music purchased on Google Play. The key uses a modified version of Google Chrome OS and offers developers a preview release an SDK (Google Cast) to enable them to compatible applications and websites. Chromecast works with Android Smartphones, iPhone, Android tablets and the iPad. Windows Phone and BlackBerry are not excluded. The accessory is already marketed in the United States for U.S. $ 35. Google has not specified his plans for an international launch.

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