Microsoft May Take On Chromecast With Its Own Dongle Device
When it comes to streaming content to televisions, we certainly have choices-and Microsoft may offer another.
After some technical sleuthing, Windows Phone Daily and Nokiapoweruser caught FCC filings of a new device called HD-10. However, once they dredged up the WiFi Alliance listing below, knowing that "HD-10" had Wi-Fi, HDMI, and USB support, the "Miracast Dongle" started to come together.
However, calling Miracast
Nothing else is known about this rumored device, but it could be announced in a couple weeks at the Lumia event on Sept. 4 where we're expecting the announcement of the Lumia 730 and 830. So as far as price goes, we have no idea, but hopefully it will compete with $35 Chromecast on that point as well. [Windows Phone Daily and Nokiapoweruser via Gigaom]