Know about Google Chromecast: It’s a small compatible device which can be connected to any Smart TV. With help of Chromecast you can stream the contents on your HD TV screen from local devices like laptop, smartphone and tablet. You can watch local contents as well as from your browser also. There is no need of external hardware or any Set up Chromecast for its operation.it can work with any TV having HDMI port in it. There is a need of android play store or any market in your smart phone to support Chromecast. This device automatically establishes Wi-Fi connection through your connected device.
Now coming to its working; when you fit the Chromecast into the HDMI port of your TV, it starts receiving signal from browser and send it on the screen.to cast contents from apps like Netflix or Hulu you just have to open it and search for the appropriate contents which you wish to watch. Your Smartphone should be connected to Wi-Fi for this purpose. If you are facing any problem in connecting it you can take Chromecast help available on the official website. You can do multitasks while using this device. The volume as well as other controls are in your smart devices itself, there is no additional remote with this gadget to play or pause the contents.
Google Chromecast Audio: This device is also like previous but with difference of streaming audio rather than videos. You can listen music on your tablet, laptop and smartphone with easy and cheapest way. You just have to plug it into 3.5mm port instead of HDMI port, with 3.5 mm cable .You can control the multi audio dongles with single device on which Google cast app is running. You can follow Google chrome cast setup link in case you face any problem. This device is compatible with high resolution audio.
Accessibility to Google Chromecast and Google audio: As far as its compatibility is concerned, it is accessible from android 4.1 or its higher versions and supports iOS 7 and higher in apple iPhone and iPad. Google cast app from your android or apple store lets you to browse more apps from your Smart phone. You can read how to do Chromecast set up from browser on your phones or laptop and follow the steps accordingly. It’s easy and simple to install app on your mobile. Chromecast requires Wi-Fi enabled devices: smartphones, tablets and computers to work efficiently.
Apps working with Chromecast: All those apps which are compatible with the Chromecast can work with it. YouTube, google play movies and TV all these apps which are google owned app are fully compatible with it.
Google itself has number of apps presently available on google store. Apart from this there are third party apps for your entertainment available online which are compatible with google cast. These apps are different for different stuffs like for video and movies available apps are Netflix, all4 and BBC iPlayer; to watch audio stuffs apps are Spotify, Vivo and Deezer. So you can select any of this apps to watch the contents. Contents on some of these apps are free to watch while on some, there is paid service for viewing the contents from that app.
Chromecast cost: It will cost £30 if purchased from John Lewis, curry’s and Argos and the price for audio Chromecast is also same from Currys and Google. With update in late last year google brings up new design and features like 3 inbuilt antennas and dual Wi-Fi channels.