Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is leaving no stone unturned about setting itself as the most versatile tech company in the market. So fierce are the efforts of the tech brand that it will soon leave its peers, way behind in the competition of being the platform that has best of everything to offer.
Quite recently, the company has entered the realm of television streaming technology and has had some ground breaking offers up its sleeve. Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has introduces, what it is calling a Chromecast, which includes radio and several other recordings along with an original lineup of features.
Chromecast is a USB look alike, the size of a thumb that can be plugged into any TV set into a HDMI port. It can then be digitally connected to laptops, tablets, or smartphones and then display of each of these devices is put up on the big screen. Hence a normal TV turns into a smart TV. Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has been collaborating with several content providers to add up even further variety of media to the device. This is an effort to lead the way and stay ahead of its rivals in the market.
Quite recently, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has revealed its plans of adding a further seven apps to the device. This already includes everything that range from movies to music to television. The company is now focusing to add up features that are bound to target a younger audience. These will include Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Sesame Street Go. This will add further options to an already huge volume of choices that exist on the device agenda. Another inclusion that is probable to take place is several non-viewing applications.
Chromecast is also expected to host TuneIn. This will ensure an access to over 100,000 radio stations, with a range of international as well as local variety on a single platform.The device goes further to include channels that provide access to News, Sports and more music.
The company is encouraged by the fact that it can offer so much to consumers via a single platform. The device is a portable radio, internet, movies hub, music playlist as well as several other features that it hosts.
The TuneIn CEO, John Donham is quite excited about the collaboration with Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and states that TuneIn helps Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) combine all tech devices in to one. The user has a device that lets them have access to a variety of mediums and applications with the help of a tiny device.
With this tiny device, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is not just targeting rivals in its tech market; it has delved deeper into other markets to create ripples of trouble for other businesses.
This new feature is expected to set Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) as a bigger fish in the market that might just swallow several small fish. The Chromecast has been put on sale at a mere $35. Thus us quite an encouraging price for a device that has such a varied use. (NYSE:WMT) has attached a lot of hope with Chromecast.