A new HDMI dongle for your TV promises to let you push photos, video and music to the big screen from any Android, iOS or PC/Mac device. The Sugarcube supports Airplay, Chromecast, DLNA, and Miracast.
A Sugarcube dongle for your TV
The team behind Sugarcube say that they are aiming to create a true cross-platform product that lets you enjoy content from your smartphone, tablet or PC - regardless of the platform - on the big living room TV.
Sugarcube is a small HDMI dongle for your TV
It is basically a small HDMI dongle that you can insert into your TV. It supports the Airplay, Chromecast, Miracast, and DLNA standards, which means that it can receive content from pretty much any device, as long as both devices are connected to the same network. When Sugarcube is connected to your home network you will automatically see a share button on your smartphone/tablet/PC.
Sugarcube is also said to support 4K video decoding, and comes preloaded with some beautiful nature shots in 4K resolution.
The Sugarcube will start shipping by summer 2014, and is available for pre-order now in limited quantity for $99 dollars. After the campaign it will sell for $299 dollars. Check out www.getsugarcube.com for more information.