Google launches Chromecast Audio and improved Chromecast

New Google launches improve and expand Chromecast functionality.

Published Tue, Sep 29 2015 1:16 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Google's cordcutter-friendly Chromecast device is getting even more friendly as of today with an updated design that makes it "easier to plug into TVs with crowded ports" and "supports the latest Wi-Fi standards and adapts more easily to changing Wi-Fi conditions in your home, so you get higher quality video with less buffering." And for those that like to customize, it comes in red and yellow in addition to the previous black.

Google launches Chromecast Audio and improved Chromecast |

The company is also launching Chromecast Audio, a device that lets you connect wirelessly to your speakers/sound system and stream music. Naturally, it supports a heap of apps, including Spotify and Pandora.

Both are available now. Also available today or at some point over the next few weeks is a Chromecast app update that's said to make it easier for you to find content.

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