Chromecast Overview Updated January 7, 2021


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July 2013 - January 2021

The Chromecast is a media streaming device from Google, allowing you to play your favorite content from Netflix, Spotify, Google Play Music, Pandora, and countless other services on your television. The device is a small HDMI dongle, and retails for $35.

Chromecast Stories January 7

When you Cast to a Smart Display or speaker, Google plays a tone to confirm the transfer. Google is now changing that beep to be softer on the latest Nest Hub preview firmware.

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Chromecast Stories January 4

Discovery+ is now available on Android, Chromecast w/ Google TV, Android TV

2020 saw the debut of multiple streaming juggernauts and as the first week of 2021 begins, another new service is arriving. Discovery+ is now available and you can watch on Android, Chromecast with Google TV, Android TV, and more.

Chromecast Stories December 16, 2020

Rounded corners are a common part of mobile devices, but they’re definitely not something you want on a TV. Recently, though, a bizarre bug on Chromecast devices caused rounded corners to appear.

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Chromecast Stories September 30, 2020

Unboxing and hands-on w/ Google’s new Chromecast and Launch Night In kit [Video]

The time has come to kick back and enjoy the brand new Made by Google cohort. To celebrate the first-ever “Launch Night In,” Google sent out some special surprise kits to select media and influencers. But just what comes inside? How about we unbox the special Chromecast kit and go hands-on.

Chromecast Stories September 17, 2020

With the launch of iOS 14 yesterday, Apple introduced a number of privacy changes. One of them relates to how Chromecast works, with Google advising users to grant apps the iOS 14 Local Network permission and developers to upgrade.

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Chromecast Stories August 25, 2020

In addition to the Home app seeing a rather big update today, Google announced today that photo galleries on Nest Hubs and other Smart Displays, as well as Chromecasts, will soon include date and location information.

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