We're fans of Google Chromecast so when I was asked to review Google Chromecast Audio for Best Buy, I knew right away that this would be a big hit at our house! (Especially with the kids!) We have so many devices connected all at once and so many different styles of music being played at different times, anything that would help stream faster, easier, sound crisp and clean would be a bonus!
We received 2 Google Chromecast Audio Products to play with for our review. This was great since there are 4 kids and 4 tablets not to mention how much we all love music! I was only hoping this would be a quick install without a gazillion apps to install and wires and connectors to buy, just to make these work. Sure enough, there everything we need was right inside this handy little box!
My 13-year-old tore one of these open and immediately got to work. Within minutes, he was already here:
It really is pretty simple. You plug your Chromecast Audio into a speaker and into a wall socket, switch your speaker to AUX/LINE-IN and turn the volume up. Then you simply visit chromecast.com/setup from your phone, tablet, or laptop.
Listen To Your Favorite Tunes On Your Speaker
By using your phone, it's easy to play, pause, or change the volume from anywhere in the house. And while streaming, you can still text or call without interrupting what's playing or draining your battery.
(One of my most favorite features!)
Crystal Clear Sound Powered By The Cloud
Use Chromecast audio to stream over Wi-Fi which has many advantages over BlueTooth including higher sound quality.
Enjoy Hundreds Of Your Favorite Audio Apps
Stream millions of songs, radio stations, and podcasts through apps like Pandora, Spotify, YouTube Music, and Google Play Music. Find more at Chromecast.com/apps.
Play Music Everywhere With Multi-Room
Now you can easily fill every room in your home with synchronous music. Simply group Chromecast audio devices together so you can listen to the same song on multiple speakers.