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Google’s Chromecast Is A Massive Hit With 30 Million Units Sold

07/31/2016, Google’s little HDMI dongle has turned out to be one of its best-selling hardware products. The company launched this dongle about two years ago as a way for people to use HDMI ports to bring smart capabilities to their TVs. It was priced at $35...

Tidal Chromecast Support Is Finally Here

07/10/2016, Tidal may not be as popular as other music streaming services but quite a few people do use it primarily because the owner, who happens to be Jay Z, has some powerful friends in the music business that are sending exclusive content Tidal’s way....

Google Is Integrating Chromecast Support Into Chrome

07/06/2016, If the idea of being able share screens and beam content from one device to another, Google’s Chromecast is actually a rather nifty and affordable way to do so. Users just need the Chromecast dongle and they’re good to go. Granted not all apps will...

VLC Chromecast Support Could Arrive Soon

06/19/2016, Chromecast makes it very easy to stream content on the biggest screen in your home. Most content services like Netflix and Hulu already support Chromecast, making it very easy to cast content, but when it comes to local files one usually needs other...

Google Cast Available On Every Google Fiber TV Box Now

06/01/2016, Google has announced that starting today it’s adding Google Cast, the technology that powers its popular Chromecast dongle, to every Google Fiber TV box. This opens up a whole new world of content for those who have a Fiber TV box, enabling them to...

Google Offering Free Chromecast To YouTube Red Subscribers

05/30/2016, Google has been running a promotion recently for the subscription-only YouTube Red service, and now it appears to have turned it up a notch. According to reports, the company is offering free Chromecasts to YouTube Red subscribers. The free hardware is a...

Chromecast Could Soon Support Facebook For Android Video Streaming

05/16/2016, Facebook hosts a lot of videos, and if you were wondering when you’d be able to stream those videos from your phone to your TV via the Google Chromecast dongle, you’ll be happy to learn that it is a feature that could be arriving soon. This is thanks...

Modder Gives Retro TV A Modern Makeover With Chromecast

04/06/2016, If you love being able to stream content from your phone to your TV, chances are the Google Chromecast is an affordable accessory you’ll want to pick up. While chances are most people use their Chromecasts with their modern televisions, YouTuber Dr....

Google Renames Chromecast App To Google Cast

03/22/2016, Google today announced a minor change but it’s an important one which reflects how it’s casting technology has progressed over the past couple of years. The company has renamed its Chromecast app to Google Cast to better reflect that the Cast...

Vizio TV Sets Could Soon Come With Chromecast Built Into It

02/24/2016, Right now the Chromecast accessory exists as an external device that users have to plug to their TVs. The upside is that they’re small enough where it won’t really be much of an eyesore, and it also makes it easy to remove and attached to another TV...

Vimeo For Android Now Supported On Chromecast

02/18/2016, YouTube might be the main video streaming platform at the moment, but there are still plenty of alternatives, such as Vimeo. Now the good news for Android users is that if you’ve been waiting for the ability to stream Vimeo videos via the Chromecast,...

Google Unveils New Chromecast And Chromecast Audio In ANZ Region

02/17/2016, Earlier today, we did hear that Spotify would be giving away a free Chromecast to subscribers, but it looks like news concerning Chromecast will not be over yet for now. In fact, those who happen to reside in Australia and New Zealand will now be able to...

Spotify Is Giving Away A Free Chromecast To Subscribers

02/17/2016, Spotify is undoubtedly one of the most widely used music streaming services on the planet. It surely doesn’t want to rest on its laurels as rivals like Apple Music breathe down its neck. Spotify today announced a new promotion in which it’s...

Google Working On Making Chrome Tab Casting Extension-Free

01/13/2016, The Chromecast is a nifty little gadget from Google that transforms your TV into a smart TV, it only needs to have an HDMI port, everything else is handled by the dongle. Aside from providing access to apps, games and streaming media services the dongle...