Buy PlayOn and PlayLater and get a free Chromecast


PlayOn is holding a limited time Back-to-School promotion which sees them giving away a free Chromecast. All you have to do is sign up for the PlayOn and PlayLater services. Normally priced at $129, the combo is on sale right now for $69.99 – roughly half the price. With PlayOn users can ...

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Catching up with Game of Thrones with HBO GO [Chromecast App of the Day]


HBO GO is a must have app if you are subscribed to HBO through your cable company. Period. If you miss an episode of Game of Thrones or a movie, you can use this app to catch back up. It’s also helpful for those shows you’ve heard so much about but never checked out for... Read More

Allcast updated with new and improved features


One of the more popular chromecast apps, Allcast, had a big update this week. It’s quite the change log if you ask us, and a bunch of things we think users will appreciate. Some of the new features include: New video transcoding engine, this will help keep your wifi network from having ...

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Dashboard Cast is your personalized Chromecast homescreen experience


Looking for a great way to turn your otherwise boring Chromecast into an information hub with relevant information? Dashboard Cast is a new Android app which has emerged and looks to be among the better clients of its kind. It’s essentially an app that lets users toggle widgets ...

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Happy Birthday to the Chromecast!

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Today marks the one year anniversary of the Chromecast and what a year it has been. Google today announced that over the past 365 days there have been more than 400 million casting sessions tracked across the app spectrum. What’s more, Google’s little HDMI gadget is now sold in ...

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Android mirroring officially comes to Chromecast


With the all the new announcements coming out of Google I/O , perhaps the biggest one for Chromecast is Android mirroring. A simple touch of a button sees you mirroring your Android device with what appears to be little or no lag. With mirroring you will be able to cast screen from the ...

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Watch Google show off the new Chromecast features [Google I/O 2014]


So you’ve heard there are some big things coming from Google in regards to the Chromecast, eh? Indeed, there is quite a bit of awesome stuff rolling out today and over the course of the year. Rather than hit you over the head with everything in text format, we’ll hand things off to ...

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Desktop VLC player to get Chromecast support


VLC has long been the workhorse for watching videos on the PC, mainly due to the fact that it will play just about any damn thing out there. It’s no different with the Android app either, as it provides a pretty surefire way to watch those movie clips that would struggle on most of the... ...

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Android TV to debut at Google IO – report says

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It wasn’t that long ago that Google had plans to get a place in your living room with a TV service , unfortunately that didn’t pan out quite as well as hoped with Google TV becoming a bit of a flop, mainly due to the half-baked integration of trying to combine apps and Pay TV... Read More

Chromecast goes global with multiple new markets


Google have been busy bringing the Chromecast to several new markets recently with official launches in Australia, Belgium, Japan, Korea, Portugal or Switzerland. Over on the Chrome blog, Google has announced the availability of the Chromecast in these lucky six countries which are some of the ...

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