Google’s New TV Chromecast Dongle & Speculation That A Less Expensive iPhone Is On The Way

Google’s New Chromecast TV Dongle:  Google announced today that starting today they will begin selling a $35 “Chromecast Dongle” in the U.S. This small device will connect to an HDMI plug on a television and allow users to use it  to stream video content from laptops and tablets to their television sets. You can of course already do this if you plug your computer into your television via a cable but this new Dongle will allow you to do sans cables via Wi-Fi and for only $35 so this just may be the hit streaming video product Google has been looking for!

Here’s a link to a BBC article on the subject titled ). Google launches Chromecast low-cost TV dongle

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23437476

Speculation That A Less Expensive iPhone Is On The Way: There has been quite a bit of speculation via the tech rumor mill recently that Apple is working on a less expensive iPhone and an interesting Guardian article on the subject throws out some suggestions as to what the iPhone would be like and what corners Apple would have to cut in order to produces a cheaper iPhone.

Here’s a link to a Guardian article on the subject titled “A cheaper iPhone: what it would cost, and what it would leave out (and in):”

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2013/jul/24/cheap-iphone-price-lte-plastic-apps

Have a great day!

Linda R.

References

Lee, Dave. (2013, July 24). Google launches Chromecast low-cost TV dongle. BBC News. Online. Accessed July 24, 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23437476

Arthur, Charles. (2013, July 24). A cheaper iPhone: what it would cost, and what it would leave out (and in)The Guardian. Online. Accessed July 24, 2013.  http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2013/jul/24/cheap-iphone-price-lte-plastic-apps