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Google Chromecast gets better, but it cannot compete with Roku and Amazon 4K devices

8 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

Google's Chromecast is a curious product. It solves a major consumer need - getting media content from a smartphone's small screen to a larger television screen. And it accomplishes that goal fairly well. When it was first released in 2013, its biggest selling point was its low price. These days, the $35 asking price is far less impressive. For instance, for just $5 more, you can get a 4K Roku box with a remote. Realizing that the Chromecast was in desperate need of an upgrade, Google today launches a new model. The $35 price remains, but the hardware gets a...
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