Back in September, Google came out of nowhere with Chromecast Audio. The idea: to take the concept Chromecast (click, send the video to a TV and operate it from your phone) and make it audio only, allowing you to add more Wi-Fi-enabled the mind to any stereo system you’ve got wired into your home.

This was the one big drawback, though. Unlike something like Sonos, you can only play on one song Chromecast Audio while; even if you Chromecast Videos around the house, you could not play things in several rooms at the same time for this beautiful house full of sound.

Today, that is changing. Chromecast Audio now supports multi-room. Since multi-room setup is a little is different from Sonos, which focuses on making it easy to make groups / break for the summer.

With Chromecast Audio, ask your group in advance. You can have a “whole house” group and a “Kitchen Speakers”, and the “on the ground floor.” To start the audio group Chromecast Audio, you can switch from the fact that the application that you use to own Chromecast the Google temporarily, create a group and then pop back into the application, and cast in the new group.

Well, Google :. Now add in the standard Chromecast, so that I can play the same thing perfectly synchronized on multiple TVs without wires, so that I can feel like a futuristic space master

Meanwhile, Chromecast Audio also received support at a higher resolution audio stream: now it can process audio up to 96kHz / 24bit loss that mind blowingly good for the wireless standard – better than the quality of the CD, even. It will not magically make a crappy pair of speakers sound great, of course -. But if you have high-end speakers in your house mechanism has Chromecast Audio can now keep up with