Matchstick’s Firefox OS adapter sends media to your TV for $25
On the lookout for a streaming media stick that is extra accessible than Google’s Chromecast? You may need discovered it. After a number of teasers, Matchstick has revealed the primary Firefox OS-based mostly media sharing adapter. The self-titled gadget enables you to “fling” video, web sites and different content material from Firefox (naturally), Chrome and supporting apps to your TV. Whereas the hardware must be a bit extra highly effective than Chromecast, the actual attract is a totally open platform — you possibly can tinker with the software program and even construct your personal hardware when you’re the entreprenurial type. A low worth will assist, too. Matchstick hopes to promote its stick for $25 this February, and that is assuming you do not again the upcoming Kickstarter challenge — get in early and it’ll value $18. Even when Matchstick does not get as a lot app help as Google’s gadget, it might be value a glance.