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Old 07-25-2013, 09:31 AM   #1
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LXer: Google introduces $35 device that streams video to your TV


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Google has a simple and inexpensive new way to stream Internet videos on your TV. The company on Wednesday introduced Chromecast, a small device that lets you stream content to your television over a WI-Fi network, using your computer, phone or tablet as a remote control. The company said its goal is to create a device with zero setup time, no learning curve, and one that works with all platforms and devices.

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Old 07-25-2013, 01:51 PM   #2
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Nifty. And for only $35. I believe Google will take a big piece of the streaming video to HDTV market with this device. Too bad that Linux is not a supported operating system for controlling the device.

https://play.google.com/store/device...?id=chromecast

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Supported 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).
 
Old 07-25-2013, 09:02 PM   #3
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I couldn't help myself and bought it. Lemme see how long it takes to break it.

I thought it said any Chrome browser would control it. Darn,

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Supported 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).
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Darn darn.


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Requirements
Wi-Fi enabled supported device and HDTV.
Wi-Fi use requires 802.11 b/g/n access point (router).
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Guess they could put more in there.

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