Streaming on Chromecast passes Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV in US

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What happens when you offer the combination of a simple user experience, a growing choice in streaming apps and a low cost? You sell a lot of that product and people use it. That’s what happened in 2014 to the Chromecast according to Parks Associates, who say that [company]Google[/company]’s $35 streaming stick now trails only Roku players in the U.S. when it comes to streaming content.

On this week’s Chrome Show, we talk about how the price is a big factor in sales of those Chromecasts as well as for Chromebooks in education, although there’s another reason Chrome OS laptops are reportedly outselling [company]Apple[/company] iPads in schools. Tune in below or download the podcast to hear more.

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