Google Launches ‘Google Cast’ for Audio Streaming as AirPlay Alternative With a Twist

While Google Cast at first glance appears similar to Apple’s AirPlay in that it is a standard available to speaker manufacturers to ensure support for wireless audio streaming, Google Cast speakers stream content from the cloud rather than directly from the control device. As a result, Google promises users will receive the best sound quality and can multitask on their devices without disturbing the streams. – Mitchel Broussard, MacRumors
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