Chromecast hack reveals Google TV code, stripped down Android features
| by Anujeet Majumdar |
Google recently announced its latest entrant into the living room entertainment sphere, the Google Chromecast. From what is known so far, the $35 (Rs 2,070 approx) HDMI dongle can basically be hooked into any television unit to make it an intelligent TV.
Chromecast actually comes with a stripped down Google TV Android OS (Image credit: Google)
While Google TV was not such a big hit in many markets, the portability and user-friendly nature of Chromecast may be the ace that Google needed to establish a presence in the interactive TV sphere. You can have a look at how the Chromecast was hacked to see how it was done:
Tags: Google dongle , Google Chromecast , Chromecast $35 HDMI dongle , Chromecast intelligent TV , Chromecast comes with Android instead of Chrome OS , Chromecast modified Google TV release , Chromecast mini-Google TV device
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