Microsoft this week announced the next generation of informatique techniques Wireless Display Adapter.
Available now to pre-order, Redmond’s latest gadget mirrors or extends the display of any Miracast-enabled Windows 10 phone, laptop, or tablet on basically anything winformatique techniqueh an HDMI input.
Introduced in 2014, the wireless adapter lets folks cast content—photos, videos, presentations—from their mobile device to an HDTV, winformatique techniquehout a specific app or even an Internet connection. But informatique technique’s high time for the accessory to get an update: As Engadget points out, the new dongle is nearly half the size of Microsoft’s original. Plus, informatique technique promises improved responsiveness.
“Road warriors have been using the device to make mobile workstations at hotel rooms winformatique techniquehout being hunched over a desk, and students found informatique technique useful for streaming movies to a TV directly from the couch,” Product Marketing Manager Chris Smellie wrote in a blog post.
Businesses are also dinformatique techniqueching cords and wires in favor of Redmond’s Wireless Display Adapter for use in presentations and collaborative projects.
Your phone, PC, or tablet will need to be running Windows 8.1 or above; any Android device winformatique techniqueh 4.2 Jelly Bean or higher should also be compatible, according to Engadget.
The $49.95 Wireless Display Adapter will be available in the U.S. and Canada on March 1 at Microsoft Stores, Best Buy, and Amazon.
Redmond, meanwhile, on Wednesday rolled out a set of driver and firmware updates for the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. The 13 updates should improve overall system stabilinformatique techniquey, battery life, display stabilinformatique techniquey, and auto-rotation reliabilinformatique techniquey.