Google has ended support for the original Chromecast. This means that the device will no longer receive software updates or security patches. Users of the original Chromecast may notice a degradation in performance over time.
The original Chromecast was released in 2013 and was a major success for Google. It was one of the first devices to make it easy for people to stream content from their phones and computers to their TVs. The original Chromecast was replaced by the Chromecast Ultra in 2016.
Google has not announced any plans to replace the original Chromecast. However, there are a number of other streaming devices available on the market, including the Amazon Fire TV Stick, the Roku Streaming Stick, and the Apple TV.
If you are still using the original Chromecast, you may want to consider upgrading to a newer model. The newer models offer a number of improvements over the original Chromecast, including better performance, more features, and support for newer streaming services.