Waiting for a broadcasting network to air your favorite movie or show is a long time back-story. With so many online streaming options such as Netflix, amazon prime, YouTube, Hotstar etc. all your favorite series, movies, sports, what not, everything has come to your doorstep. You no longer need to rely on your broadcasting medium to watch your favorite show. However, there is one experience that every enthusiast would want to have, which is the big screen viewing experience. Streaming on your mobile or laptop may not give the same satisfaction compared to watching it on television. Moreover, television could cater to the needs of entire family whereas mobile and laptop are more of a one person gadgets.
If you wanted to have the same streaming experience but on your television then, Chrome cast setup is here to give you the experience you want.
What is Chromecast?
Chromecast is an electronic device that can be plugged to your television set by means of an HDMI port and helps you stream all the content on your phone directly to the television by using your mobile phone as a remote control.
How does it work?
Chromecast does a job of a transmitter between the TV set and cable provider. The streaming site, which you choose to watch, transmits the content to the Chromecast, which in turn transmits it to the television. All that you need to make this work is a smart TV and active internet connection to stream the video of your choice. Most of the modern television sets provide you with a Chromecast or else you need to get one.
Unlike the other devices which more or else does the same, Chromecast does not burn a hole in your pocket. It is extremely affordable and compact in size. It is easy to set up the Chromecast. In fact, setting up could be a big word because all you need to do is plug in the device to your TV just as the way you do with your pen drive or hard disk.
What are its other features?
Besides its fancy job of making television experience better, Chromecast can help you with lots of other things of which a few are discussed below.
- In case you have a virtual reality set in hand, then you can make the virtual reality experience available for everyone in the room in contrary to the VR set, in which only one person can have of the fun of it.
- It can act as an internet hot spot, to which multiple devices can connect to the internet.
- You can convert your TV into a DJ system within seconds using Chromecast.
- Chromecast can be connected to your Xbox to enhance your gaming experience.
If you are either, a technology geek or a TV enthusiast one gadget you need to have in your gadget hub is a Chromecast. With its affordable price, compact size, ease of usage it does have a great advantage over its competitors.