Chromecast 2

Google's thumb-sized media streaming device

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#4 Product of the DaySeptember 29, 2015

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Chris Messina
Chris MessinaHunter@chrismessina · Product designer & entrepreneur
Looks like a great update — so much awesome competition to control the TV as the biggest/most central/non-personal screen in the house. Epic.
Dustin W. Stout
Dustin W. Stout@dustinwstout · Social media, design, blogging & coffee.
@chrismessina Doesn't seem like 2 is available in the Chrome store yet, but I agree. I was just looking around a couple days ago to see if there had been any upgrades to Chromecast. Excited to get my hands on this!
Chromecast > Apple TV in my opinion.
Graham Gnall
Graham Gnall@ggnall · Product @Dia&Co. Working on Veeps
Trying to get confirmation that new features won't be rolled out to v1? $35 is worthwhile upgrade price, but wanted to check.
Alan Cassinelli
Alan Cassinelli@alancassinelli · Director of Marketing at Need/Want
@ggnall I'm curious about this too
Graham Gnall
Graham Gnall@ggnall · Product @Dia&Co. Working on Veeps
@alancassinelli @ggnall Got the updated app today and now have the new UX (with your apps, youtube, netflix, etc). Not sure what else is added in the new hardware other than upgraded wifi specs.
Michael Lajlev
Michael Lajlev@lajlev · Digital product designer
@ggnall 5GHz WiFi support alone is worth the upgrade.
Hong
Hong@quan · Mechanic, Karmic Bikes
Perfect timing since I can't find my original Chromecast.
Simon Bromberg
Simon Bromberg@shimmb · sbromberg.com
So now instead of being able to plug the other end into a USB port on the TV, you're forced to use a wall power outlet?