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Better, Faster 2nd Gen Google Chromecast To Launch Soon

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) will soon launch the second-generation version of its Chromecast media-streaming device later in September, claims a report from 9to5 Google. The new Chromecast will have several upgrades over the current version, says the report, citing documents the authors obtained.

Plenty of new features

Google’s new device will come with Wi-Fi and a host of new features, including support for content feeds. “Fast Play” has also been added to make it quicker and simpler to connect Chromecast to other devices. The next-gen Chromecast could support the faster 802.11ac band versus 802.11b/g/n by the original Chromecast, says the report.

Google’s new Chromecast device has the same shape as its predecessor, but...