Google Quietly Phases Out 'Google Cast' Branding for TVs, Speakers - Slashdot

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Google Quietly Phases Out 'Google Cast' Branding for TVs, Speakers (variety.com)

Posted by msmash on Wednesday November 23, 2016 @03:20PM from the what's-in-a-name dept.
Google can't seem to settle for a good name for its media-streaming device. The company is changing Google Cast branding to Chromecast, it subtly announced this week on Twitter. The tech giant has been jumping around on its branding for Cast, most recently switching from Google Cast to Google Home with the release of the company's smart speaker. From a report on Variety:Google has been phasing put the 'Google Cast' branding for TVs and internet-connected loudspeakers that are compatible with Google's own Chromecast streaming adapters. Instead, the company and its partners have switched to describing these products as having "Chromecast built-in."

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