New Chromecast products

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Today was a big day for Google, as it announced new Nexus devices, a new tablet, and new Chromecast devices (yes, that’s plural!). There are two Chromecast devices now, one meant for TV, and one meant for speakers, dubbed Chromecast Audio. Let’s take a look at each! Chromecast First ...

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HTC Zoe gains Chromecast support

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HTC on Thursday rolled out an update to its Zoe photo and video editing application for Android. As part of the new version users will find they can now cast Zoe videos from a smartphone directly to a Chromecast-connected TV or monitor. The refreshed app allows for users more easily adjust, ...

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Chromecast bundled with all sorts of freebies and goodies right now

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Still on the fence as to whether to purchase a Google Chromecast? At $35, the HDMI dongle is already quite the bargain, but some of you might need some additional swaying. Perhaps some of these new promotions are enough to get you to pick one up. If you buy a Chromecast between now and ...

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VLC 3.0 to offer Chromecast support, reports indicate

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The 3.0 release of wildly popular media playing app VLC is slated to finally offer support for Google’s Chromecast. According to details noticed in the changelog, the next big release for the media player includes “Chromecast output module”. Available for a variety of ...

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Connect 4 Quads for Chromecast review (Android)

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The Chromecast is normally synonymous with streaming audio and video services, however it can be used a a game console of sorts. Indeed, there are a number of high-quality single and multiplayer games available for the HDMI device. A few of them, incidentally, come from the same neck of the ...

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The Chromecast has competition from Intel

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The Chromecast has to be one of my favorite gadgets of the last year or so.  For so long it was a pain to get the content on my smartphone onto the big screen.  Sure it was possible, but the Chromecast made it painless.  Sometimes there can be connection issues, but most of the time... Read More

Chromecast app gets guest mode, Material Design UI, beta screen casting

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The Material Design train keeps rolling right alone, sometimes longer than expected. While not one of Google’s “major” apps, Chromecast is still widely used, and necessary for obviously connecting, well Chromecasts. Today, the Chromecast app received its Material Design UI ...

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Snag $20 in free movies with purchase of Chromecast

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Google, for a limited time, is offering $20 in Google play Movies with the purchase of a Chromecast. Should you buy one of the wildly popular HDMI devices you can take advantage of that, and several other, deals. The free $20 movie credit expires on, and must be added to a Google Wallet account ...

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Chromecast eclipses Apple TV in U.S. streaming device sales

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As an owner of both the Apple TV and the Chromecast, I have been thoroughly disappointed with one of these devices, and extremely satisfied and surprised by the other. The Chromecast has done more than I ever thought it would, and with all the apps that are continually updated for support, ...

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Chromecast NASA space images, a fine way to space out

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Do you ever find yourself starring at the plethora of background pictures that come across your Chromecast? Just when you think you’ve seen the coolest pictures, another one moves onto the screen and blows you away. Backgrounds are 27% of the fun of owning a Chromecast. In unrelated news, ...

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