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Google Chromecast: Easy and Affordable Audio Streaming

google-chromecastChromecast is a digital media player marketed and developed by Google Corp. It was designed as a small dongle which has capability to play media files content on an HD television and directly streaming through Wi-Fi from the Internet or with other local networks. Chromecast device is often known for its web streaming capabilities. With the help of Chromecast, people can easily stream their local files from system to these HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) enabled dongles and also installed application easily.

Streaming audio to speakers seems to be easy like by pressing Play button on mobile devices and sounds come out over there. If it works like that, then you can buy a Bluetooth speaker or an audio/video receiver with Bluetooth. If you are using an older system, then you need to spend more than $100. Few years ago, Streaming media files was in same fashion means with most streaming boxes costing about $100. In current era, Google solved this problem with Chromecast, it is just $35 streaming video stick. In present time, the company is using the same idea for applying the music. The Chromecast Audio prize is also $35, and also following the same concept as its video capable cousin, Google approach works even better for audio than for video.

In $35, this device ships with a 3.5 mm to 3.5 mm analog cable, which associates to the headphone jack. It does not does not contains an amplifier. People need to connect it to speakers that have an amplifier, like most systems or Bluetooth speakers. Alternatively, people can link the Chromecast to an audio / video receiver. If people want to connect the Chromecast to an Audio/ Video receiver, then they should use a stereo RCA to 3.5-mm cable. A main cause to pick the Chromecast over Bluetooth is audio quality. Bluetooth doesn’t have sufficient bandwidth to stream uncompressed music files. The Chromecast is capable by making the use of an analog connection. If you are using an optical cable, then you can play high resolution 96-kHz/24-bit files very easily.

In order to get the device ready, first you need to download the free app, or make the use of Chrome browser on Windows computer. This utility is the same for Chromecast and Chromecast Audio. With the help of this app, you can pause the playback once you have started a cast in another application. On the Devices screen, select Add New Device option and select your device. You can connect to the Chromecast by Wi-Fi, test the connection and select the region. You can also personalize the name of the device and enable Guest Mode, an advanced feature which allows you to cast music without being on your network.

Arrival of USB-C in Force at CES 2016

Recently USB Type-C has achieved its success and is used by many users all around the world. But in June 2015 it’s was far off technology. Not it is proved by CES that port will stay as an updated one.

USB-C is the versatile successor of USB-A and it is also reversible. It is expected that the new MacBook will be starkest demonstration with capabilities of USB Type-C I.e. It is helpful to charge the laptop, peripherals can be plugged in, to attach external display and also it is useful to plug in any other devices except headphones jack.

131984-md-34614-hyperdrive_usb_c_hubRecently the USB Type-C port has released, which will enable you to plug in a SD cards, monitor, peripherals of USB-A, Ethernet cable and power. Also for a new MacBook, single-cable docking solution can be created with only one step and it is necessary to create because for a new port there will be lack of native devices.

The USB Type-C is not yet displayed officially and it is observed that some smart peripherals that are plugged into a USB-C-equipped laptop don’t require any adapter.

The business card Samsung of size T3 SSD will perfectly fit for the compact devices by slimline designed by USB-C. The BreakSafe USB-C cable of Griffin is a neat way to restore magnetic charging for the new MacBook. The USB Type-C hubs are shown by Belkin with pass through charging and above permutation of imaginable cable.

So far the most peripherals that are compelling are USB-C monitors. But Lenovo, Acer and LG are introducing their own models and depend on the product category. In these products you can charge your laptop using a single cable at the same time. To dock your laptop on the desk, USB-C monitors will be clutter-free and convenient way.

Apple have approached a lot of initial attention for USB-C post and now to be clear that whenever you go to buy a laptop you make sure that the laptop is with at least a single USB Type-C port.

The manufacturers of peripherals and the adopters are manufacturing them in such a way that within a limit of one or two years the options of shopping the accessories will be reduced.

Even after a lot of advantages of USB-C, USB-A will not go away soon because it is also the effective technology in the current market.

Know How to Access Your PC Files Remotely

2121In this technical era, people uses system and smart phones. Generally they save their information like contact number, email address, etc. in mobile or desktop. While using system, they want to sync their information with system. So to sync or get connected with entire information stored in smart phone or system, you need an application which enables you to sync information automatically.
In order to performing synchronization operations between the devices, Pushbullet is an advanced application which generally transfers the messages between devices. This application is available for different platforms including, mobile phones, desktop, web app, browser extension along with standalone program. Pushbullet application is mainly used for sending text messages, links, images or file across devices, automatically synchronizing clipboards and displaying notifications of a smart phone on the system. With the help of this utility, user can send messages from their device to other user device easily.

In other word, we can say that, it is service which is used to fill the gaps between the devices like mobiles and desktops. It is advanced way to get connected with your mobile phones. If you have not used Pushbullet recently, then it is a good time to check out all the cool stuff it can do. It also makes the use of Chrome’s rich notification system to show you notifications that have been mirrored from your browser or sent from the Pushbullet tool to your device.

Like Pushbullet, Firefox browser also has a similar notification function, however, it is a little bit less robust. With the help of this tool, you can send the link from your system Chrome or Firefox extension, to your phone or tablet with the click of a button. If you want to send a link to a page, Pushbullet will automatically fill in the title and link, so that you can select the device and hit push to send it.

For copying a file like pictures, videos, music files, PDFs, APKs from device to another, Pushbullet app just copy them easily. If you want to open a map address from desktop to mobile phone, then it simply sends the link of that particular address to the mobile phones. Even you can also send the address without opening the maps with the address functions. If you want to add a link as a contact in Pushbullet, then you can send pushes to the other phone by simply changing the target device.