The Google Chromecast now has a new trick up its sleeve. If you ask Google Assistant (specifically on a Google Home, as the feature won’t work on phones yet) to show you the weather rather than tell you the weather ... Read More »
VLC is a super popular media player app, and for good reason. With support for most file types and a ton of features, it’s everything a techie could want in an app. That is, aside from Chromecast support.
Fortunately, the latest update to the beta channel offers experimental Chromecast ... Read More »
If you have started to notice that your in-home Wi-Fi performance has started to decline, especially after you have added certain streaming devices to your network, an incoming fix from Google might alleviate the issue.
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The Logitech Circle line of cameras isn’t new, but Logitech is now pushing a new feature to them via an update. The original Logi Circle and the newer wired and wire-free Circle 2 cameras now feature Google Assistant support.
The functionality is limited at this time, but you can ask ... Read More »
Google’s goal of interconnecting its services and devices is slowly advancing. A major player is the Google Assistant, which expands across numerous devices and allows users to control hardware and services with voice commands. Fragmentation has proven to be an issue, however, with some abilities only available for Google Home users ... Read More »
Getting a casting notification on every device every time someone in the house starts to stream something on the Chromecast or Google Home can definitely be annoying, especially if you have multiple casting devices in the house. You can turn them off, but you have to ... Read More »
Google has spent several years working on virtual assistant technology, trying a variety of approaches. In 2016, Google announced the Google Assistant, the start of a project that would encompass what it had learned from previous attempts. Designed to work across a variety of devices with natural language skills, Assistant has quickly proven ... Read More »
It’s not often that major functionality comes to older products via a free software update, but that’s exactly what’s happening with Onkyo and Pioneer receivers. The two companies have announced that their newer receivers are getting an update with Chomecast functionality.
Unlike many streaming functions, Chromecast doesn’t actually need special ... Read More »
The Chromecast is a great little device that allows you to stream content from your phone to a TV without any hassle (usually). The Chromecast Ultra one-ups that with 4K and HDR support, making it even better for the modern living room.
The Ultra is currently $10 off from now ... Read More »
Today is a busy day for Google. The latest product to be released alongside the Pixel and Daydream View is the Chromecast Ultra.
The Chromecast Ultra will function exactly the same as a regular Chromecast, except it has support for 4k content, HDR content and Dolby Vision. It also has an included ethernet port for ... Read More »