Google discontinues manufacture of ‘Chromecast Audio’ gadget

Google discontinues manufacture of ‘Chromecast Audio’ device

San Francisco: Google is discontinuing the production of its “Chromecast Audio” — a Wi-Fi enabled audio streaming dongle — that allowed users to play music on speakers that were not compatible with Wi-Fi connectivity.

“Our product portfolio continues to evolve and now we have a range of products for users to enjoy audio and we have therefore stopped manufacturing our ‘Chromecast Audio’ products,” a CNET report quoted a Google spokesperson as saying last weekend.

Google’s present range of smart speakers including Google Home, Google Home Mini, Google Home Max and Google Home Hub.

“Chromecast Audio” is, however still circulated for purchase on Google’s website until stock operates out.

“We shall continue to offer assistance for ‘Chromecast Audio’ devices, so users can continue to enjoy their music, podcasts and more,” the spokesperson added.

The tech giant first released the gadget in 2015.

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