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Google launches latest Chromecast with features like higher video resolution and less buffering at Rs 3399

New Google Chromecast in India
Image Courtesy Google

Google launches new version of Chromecast and Chromecast Audio at Rs 3399. New version have additional functionalities like higher video resolution,less buffering,faster Wi-Fi,more colours and sleeker design.

What is Chromecast ?

Chromecast is a streaming dongle that is plugged into the HDMI port on your TV.

You can cast content from your phone to TV. So basically it is a medium that integrate your phone to the TV. Using Chromecast content of your phone will be displayed on TV.

Chromecast works with iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Mac and Windows laptops and Chromebooks.

You need to install Cast App on your phone which will open the gate of unlimited content on your mobile .

Features of New Chromecast

1) No more adapters or extension cables required as new Chromecast supports more TVs.

2) Higher video resolution and less buffering provided.

3) Wi-Fi Performance has been improved.

Chromecast can be ordered directly from Google website



Facebook announced to shut down its cloud platform Parse

Facebook is shutting down its cloud platform Parse. Image Credit Parse

According to a blog post, Facebook is shutting down its Parse mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) cloud.Parse will be fully retired after a year-long period ending on January 28, 2017.

Facebook acquired Parse in 2013.

Parse was launched in year 2013 and after that

“We’re proud that we’ve been able to help so many of you build great mobile apps, but we need to focus our resources elsewhere,” Facebook Parse chief technology officer Kevin Lacker

Facebook released a database migration tool to migrate Parse app data into any MongoDB database. Apart from this Parse Server will be now an Open Source software.