Chromecast 2 has a CPU that’s 2.5x faster than the original

Google’s 2nd-gen Chromecast has 802.11ac WiFi for faster wireless connection than the original Chromecast media streamer that Google launched in 2013. But it turns out that’s not the only hardware difference. The original Chromecast was powered by a Marvell Armada 1500 Mini 88DE3005 processor, while the 2nd-gen Chromecast has an Armada 1500 min Plus 88DE3006 […]

2nd-gen Google Chromecast to offer better WiFi, new features?

Google is reportedly preparing to launch a 2nd-generation Chromecast in September. Like the original Chromecast, the new model is expected to be a small device that connects to the HDMI port of your TV, and allows you to stream media from the internet while using you phone, tablet, or computer as a controller. But according […]