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Basically, Chromecast is a device made by Google and designed to have a circumference that should look roughly the size of a soda can. The latest version of the Chromecast now comes in Black, Lemonade and Coral. Each of them features a malleable HDMI cable, built-in antennas, and support for multiple bands like the 5 GHz and 802.11 ac bands.

How the Chromecast Works

This device simply runs on Google Chrome OS’s simplified version and a memory capacity of 256MB. Nevertheless, it doesn’t require a huge amount of memory since it is not more than just a glorified gateway. This will function by getting plugged into the HDMI port of your HDTV, connected to the Wi-Fi network of your home, and will act as a portal so that the content of your mobile devices can be cast on the Apple TV.

With the use of apps on the mobile device or the computer, you will be able to cast on the content to the Chromecast. As it receives information regarding the type of content that you want to watch, it will be the turn of the Chromecast to find materials over the Web and then stream them directly from the source.

Devices and App that Work with Chromecast

The philosophy of Chromecast is that it can be used on entirely all devices. Chromecast should be able to run on Android tablets, iPads, Chrome for Windows, iPhones, and the Mac OS X. The trademark device of Google now supports more than three-hundred different apps. So users will be able to stream movies, engage in TV, and play games.

Likewise, Chromecast-friendly applications continue to increase in order to cater to the needs of its customers. Not all apps are compatible though, so not all of them will make it to your own TV 100% of the time. If you are looking for a streaming device that should best suit your needs, you can choose between Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV Stick.