The Chomecast, despite being an awesome little device, is super basic. It has no interface to speak of, just a homescreen with a pretty photo and the time. You perform all actions on your phone, tablet, or computer, with the Chromecast just showing media and nothing else. This works out great for the device, but ... Read More »
The Chromecast is already a powerful little device that allows you to stream almost any content to your TV with ease. With all the new apps that allow you to stream local content and all kinds of new content, almost anything you desire can be streamed. But you have to use many different apps to ... Read More »
The Chromecast SDK has been public for quite a while now, and during that time we’ve seen quite a few popular apps gain Chromecast support. The little streaming dongle is getting very popular, and we couldn’t be happier about that. To encourage development, Google has released another Chromecast app to the Play Store (and iOS ... Read More »
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With the Chromecast SDK now open to developers, the device is getting more and more useful by the day. More apps are beginning to take advantage of this little streaming dongle’s possibilities in some unique ways. However, finding these apps can be a challenge; searching “Chromecast” on the Play Store can get you quite a ... Read More »
The Chromecast has become a popular little device. Despite talking about it so much and recommending it endlessly, we can’t really claim too much credit for that. But according to Sundar Pichai, head of Android and Chrome, the Chromecast has sold “millions” of devices. No solid number was given, but that’s impressive nonetheless.
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Chromecast support is growing fast as an increasing number apps add support for Google’s little streaming device. We already have popular apps like Chrome Beta supporting Chromecast that allow you to stream content that providers may not have added support for themselves. But what about local ... Read More »
For quite a while, the Chromecast was a very limited device. Not many apps supported it, so it was not as easy of a buy as it is now. Still, for only $35 it was a fantastic buy and not overly limited considering what you were paying. But ever since the Chromecast SDK opened up ... Read More »
Much to my surprise, it seems that quite a few people want to mirror the screen of their Android device to their Chromecast! Our dear readers pointed out quite a few uses for this capability, so I’m sold on it. But when is it coming? Unfortunately, we don’t know, but Koushik Dutta — better known ... Read More »
Ah, it’s Valentines day, the day of couples and sad people at their computer. It’s a day of romance, so Google is getting in the spirit with a new “labs” feature in Google Play Music. Labs features are experimental features deemed not ready for regular users by Google, but most of them still work great.
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The Chromecast is a wonderful device that we’ve recommended numerous times. It was a great value when it launched last year for $35, and since then it’s only gotten better as more apps support its streaming feature. And since the SDK was recently opened to developers, we’ve seen a ton of new apps come out ... Read More »