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Technology has evolved so much over the years. I remember when most people didn’t have a personal computer in the house. Then, they really took off. Desktops were pretty heavy and bulky back in the day. Then laptops came out, making portable computing possible. Then came cell phones and tablets, which these days can do a lot of things that computers can do. The next big thing in technology? It’s our home entertainment and it’s already here in the form of Google Chromecast.
What is Google Chromecast?
Google Chromecast is a streaming media player that works with Google Home to enable you to watch movies, shows, live TV, YouTube, and photos on your TV from all of your family’s devices.
How does Chromecast work?
All you need to do to get Chromecast to work is connect it to the HDMI port in your existing television.From there you can say it and stream it. Give the Chromecast a voice command and its high-speed built-in 802.11ac Wi-Fi will connect to the internet through your wireless home network (wireless router required and sold separately), then provide you with hands-free viewing from over 2,000 apps including popular favorites such as Netflix, YouTube, YouTube TV and HBO Now. Home entertainment doesn’t get much simpler than that.
Does saying something like “Ok Google, play Stranger Things from Netflix on my living room TV.” ¹ sound appealing to you? It does to me, and it’s totally possible!
What does it cost?
Right now, you can get Google Chromecast for $35. That’s less expensive than a movie night out with the family, and way less expensive than buying a new television!