Google stops supporting the first generation of Chromecast

Google stops supporting the first generation of Chromecast

The first generation of Chromecast, which debuted in 2013, will no longer be supported by Google.

“Which means these devices no longer receive software or security updates, and Google does not provide technical support for them,” Google stated in a notice posted on the Chromecast support page on April 27. According to report, the device would no longer receive support.

In November 2022, the final firmware version for this Chromecast model was released. Before that, it had been over a long time since the last update.

The $35 price tag for the key-shaped Chromecast was announced at the time. It connected with clients’ cell phones and included admittance to Netflix, YouTube, Hulu In addition, Pandora, HBO Go, Google Music, Vevo, and Google Films and television.

2015 and 2018 saw the introduction of subsequent iterations. To compete with Roku and Amazon Fire TV, Google introduced the $50 Chromecast with Google TV in 2020, which featured a new interface and remote.

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