Yesterday, a post on Reddit said that Google's little music streamers that could, Chromecast Audio, had been discontinued.
A Google spokesperson has confirmed to Android Police that Chromecast Audio has been discontinued, saying:
Our product portfolio continues to evolve, and now we have a variety of products for users to enjoy. We have stopped manufacturing our Chromecast Audio products. Chromecast Audio Devices
With the myriad speakers available with Chromecast capability, consumers do not want to be hurting for the sake of streaming music at home, but the discontinuation of Chromecast Audio is still a crying shame. The device is cheap, simple, and can add Wi-Fi streaming to any speaker with an auxiliary jack. Units are currently available for $ 1