Chromecast Now In India
Google Chromecast has finally arrived in India. It is available on sale at Amazon India for Rs 3,099. It is almost half the price of Apple TV which is available for Rs 7,341 also at Amazon India.
Chromecast Apps In India
If you are looking to get channels like Netflix and Hulu Plus then they are yet to be available in India. But you never know about future.
But then there is always proxy trick which can be used to access only US channels in India. But we can expect that in near future even US channels will be directly available in India.
Other Google channels like You Tube, Google Play and Music can be cast on your HDTV through your Android device. One can easily download videos, music, serials, movies etc from You Tube and with Chromecast could view on HDTV with whole family.
Cross OS Platform Feature
The best thing about Google Chromecast is that it not only works with Android platform but Google Chromecast app is also available for iOS devices like iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users, Windows OS and Linux. This gives extensive freedom to the users. In case of Apple TV, air-play is possible only from Apple devices.
Easy Transfer of Files
Transferring data from your laptop, smartphone, tablets to TV is always a tedious thing to do. It is here Google Chromecsat comes to play. You just need to plug in the Chromecast dongle to your TV and through wi-fi connect it with the device and casting will begin on your TV.
Another unique feature of Chromecast is that you can continue using the device for other activities after you initiate the cast as ChromeCast sources all the streaming from Internet.
There are other myriads of things which could be done through Chromecast. Like chatting on Hangout, making presentations, if your workplace has a HDTV, listening music through home theater etc.
Google Drive has now casting icon which can be used to make presentation through Chromecast.
Google has released the software development kit as a result more apps are now developed which will further increase the potential of Chromecast.
Google Chromecast is whizbang offer at Rs 3,099. Though it is at a nascent stage but given its potential, Chromecast is bound to become a giant video streaming to TV in the coming days.