Meet Matchstick, Mozilla’s $25 Chromecast alternative

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Chromecasting, it is media streaming system to stream the Audio / Video, Entertainment contents from, Android mobiles, Laptops etc. to the HDMI enabled TV. This is being done with help of a hardware, Chromecast, deviced by Google. Chromecast is a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV. Simply use an Android phone, tablet, iPhone®, iPad®, Mac or Windows laptop, or Chromebook to cast your favorite entertainment and apps right to the big screen.

Now, The newest entrant into the ring of streaming dongles(hopes to be anyway)is the Matchstick streaming dongle from Matchstick and Mozilla. The little dongle will reportedly run Mozilla’s FireFox OS and be the first device to do so, and they’re serious about competing with the Chromecast, so much so that they have even put the device up on Kickstarter so they can bring it to market for a mere $25 and get the cost under Google’s device. Click me to read more…