New Chromecast teardown reveals barely higher warmth dissipation

New Chromecast teardown reveals slightly better heat dissipation

Very similar to the unique Chromecast streaming stick, Google’s new Chromecast video and audio devices aren’t belongings you’d need to attempt to restore if something goes incorrect. “Finally any system like these within the Chromecast household would be the similar story—a board in a field,” iFixit declared in its teardown. Then once more, at simply $35, you are in all probability higher off simply changing your Chromecast when it conks out. There are some intriguing reveals in iFixit’s teardown although: Google went a bit thermal paste loopy this time round, which ought to assist the brand new Chromecast keep away from overheating as a lot as its predecessor. It additionally seems just like the HDMI cable within the video Chromecast is lots robust, whereas additionally being internally removable. If it does get broken, there’s an opportunity you’ll swap it out for a brand new half. Past that, each the audio and video Chromecast fashions look fairly comparable internally.