Chromecast Overview Updated September 18, 2018


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352 'Chromecast' stories

July 2013 - September 2018

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 September 18

Google Podcasts appears to be rolling out Chromecast support

Google finally launched its own podcast player, Google Podcasts, earlier this year. The app is pretty barebones, but seems to be adding features all the time. Now, it appears that Chromecast support is rolling out.

Chromecast Stories September 13

A report in February said that Google was quietly working on a video game streaming service, codenamed Yeti, to rival PlayStation Now and Nvidia GeForce Now. Now, a mention of Yeti popped up this afternoon in an interesting place — the public Chromium source.

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Chromecast Stories August 30

Earlier this year, Google Home began visualizing responses to certain queries when connected to a television via Chromecast. Google Assistant is now expanding the number of visual responses that will be overlaid on a big screen, while making voice Casting more seamless.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

Chromecast Stories August 17

Back in May, the FCC revealed that Google was working on an updated Chromecast that would bear similarities with the current 2nd-generation model. The new device was revealed to add Bluetooth, while an amended regulatory filing today details Wi-Fi improvements.

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Chromecast Stories July 30

Five years after it was first released, the Chromecast is one of the finest pieces of hardware that has come out of Google. There, I’ve said it and you bet I stand by it.

Let’s examine just how Google made the Chromecast such a runaway success and better understand what this means for devices such as the Home and Home Mini.

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Chromecast Stories July 17

Chromecast Ambient Mode gets revamped Google Home settings, low-bandwidth option

Last week, the latest version of Google Home rolled out with a rename of Backdrops to Ambient Mode. Besides the new branding, the Chromecast screensaver now features redesigned in-app settings and more customization options.

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