Chromecast Overview Updated April 3, 2020

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July 2013 - April 2020


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 April 3

Plex Live TV adds Chromecast support on iOS, new UI on Android TV, Apple TV

Plex is best known as a way to store all of your favorite media, but it also offers a bunch of useful other features including free movies. Another useful Plex feature is the ability to watch live TV and, now, that includes Chromecast support and a redesigned UI on Android TV and Apple TV.

Chromecast Stories March 11

Google’s Chromecast platform makes it easy to play music from your favorite services on the best speakers in your home — the ones attached to your TV. Now, Deezer is giving Chromecast users an upgrade with real-time lyrics displayed on the screen.

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Chromecast Stories March 10

According to a reliable source familiar with the company’s plans, Google is planning to launch a second-generation Chromecast Ultra this year based on Android TV. The device is a dongle, much like the current form-factor, but there is one major hardware addition: an external remote.

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Chromecast Stories February 26

Whether settling in for movie night or catching up on your latest binges (just starting Better Call Saul, here), Chromecast is one of the easiest ways to watch Netflix with the convenience of picking a flick on your phone. Today, Netflix has given their Chromecast interface a major overhaul, with a new design and ambient TV and movie recommendations.

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Chromecast Stories February 2

Super Bowl LIV takes place later today, Sunday, February 2. This year’s game sees the San Francisco 49ers taking on the Kansas City Chiefs in Miami. Here’s how to watch Super Bowl LIV live at 6:30pm ET/3:30pm PT on Android, Chromecast, and other platforms.

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Chromecast Stories January 30

The Chromecast should be the cornerstone of a growing smart home for a number of reasons, reasons we won’t go in to here because we just want to help you get the most out of the stripped-back streaming device.

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