Google stops promoting the Nexus Participant
The writing has been on the wall for some time, nevertheless it lastly occurred: Google has stopped promoting the ASUS-made Nexus Participant via its personal retailer. Google hasn’t stated what prompted the transfer, nevertheless it tells us that you will have to go to the handful of third-get together retailers nonetheless stocking the Android TV field when you simply should get the official expertise. In any other case, you will should both get a 3rd-social gathering gadget just like the NVIDIA Defend or a TV set.
It isn’t shocking that Google would give its puck-formed participant the chop, although, and it isn’t simply because the gadget is a yr and a half previous. Merely talking, there is not as a lot want for the Nexus Participant to exist today. There are many extra Android TV and Google Forged units hitting the market this yr, and Chromecast has arguably executed a greater job of bringing Google’s imaginative and prescient into the lounge. We would not rule out a sequel, however there is not as a lot strain to create one as there was a few years in the past.