The newest version of Google Chromecast was revealed this week at a special event in San Francisco. The company presented the remodeled video-streaming system along with other new gadgets.
In addition to its renewed look, the product has the “Fast Play” function, improved Wi-Fi and quicker content finding. This gets Chromecast even further into Google’s line of smart-home gadgets.
The search engine giant presented this enhanced version of the Chromecast together with its new Nexus 6P and 5X models of smart phones at a special meeting in San Francisco. This represents Google’s return to having an official occasion to reveal its leading gadgets for the season. The company preferred not to organize a similar event in 2014, and instead only presented the products on its business website.
For Google, this event was a crucial one, as it tries to make its gadgets attractive to more customers. Introducing new devices like the Nexus mobile phones lets the organization to sell better its primary products to a wider range of consumers. Here we can list global products like its search engine, Youtube, Maps and Google Play. The Chromecast system offers Google a great chance to get its technical innovations into users’ living spaces. The market segments have become an open arena for tech leaders such as Apple, Samsung and Amazon.
In addition to the new style, Google included several functions to the product. It has components that significantly improve its Wi-Fi efficiency with a new flexible antenna program. The “Fast Play” function ensures that Chromecast’s system starts even faster. This means that, when viewers are getting to the end of a series’ season, the app instantly runs the next season, so it is programmed to run it when the first season is over.
Google’s officials said that it would be more material on Chromecast now, like all Showtime series and more movies and songs. The organization is furthermore boosting its game playing options with new activities and a function that allows individuals to use their phone as game controller. Chromecast also supports Flickr, Facebook, Reddit and other social networks, so customers can transfer images from their smart phone directly to their TV.
The company also remodeled the Chromecast application. Its new functions now have a “What’s On” finding element and the “devices” option that allows customers to use their phone, laptop or tablet as a remote controller for their Chromecast.
With these new features, the Chromecast is integrated into Google’s plan of placing its technology into users’ houses. Some of Google’s gadgets, like the Nest online-connected thermostats, are huge innovations for future universal home systems. Others, such as its Chromecast, transform regular items, like the TV in the living room, into intelligent devices.
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