As of 2015, devices that are compatible with the Google Chromecast include Android smartphones and tablets that are Wi-Fi enabled and have a software version of 2.3 and above. Other devices that are compatible with Chromecast include iPhone and iPad models with iOS 7.0 or above.
Chromecast can also be run using Mac, Windows and ChromeOS computers that are capable of running Google Chrome. Chromecast streams content from various media apps directly into a television through a small media streaming device that can be plugged into the HDMI port. The cost of a Chromecast device is $35, when purchased from the Google website.