Chromecast has been fairly successful for Google. For just $35 a piece, Chromecast can do a bunch of interesting things. And for media savvy people, it cannot get any better.
It is being rumored that Google’s YouTube may introduce low-bandwidth 4K videos next week, and may demo it in the upcoming CES. Thanks to Google’s own VP9 codec which will be the backbone of this awesome technology. Streaming 4K videos is still not very practical, expecially with bandwidth caps and low network speeds around.
Recently, the research firm NPD released a report, that says Google’s Chromebook sales consisted of 21% of all the laptops sold through November 2013. Although, many consumers are debating on these stats, it is not entirely untrue. In addition to that, Amazon recently confirmed that two of the three best selling laptops this year were the Chromebooks as well!