Chromecast Overview Updated November 23, 2018

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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 November 23

Black Friday isn’t slated to officially start until the end of this week, but the deals have already begun to populate at 9to5Toys. This year is set to be one of the biggest Black Friday’s that we’ve ever seen. We expect to see deals on Google-friendly gear at Best Buy, Target, Walmart and many others this week. We’re putting in the long hours at 9to5Toys to make sure you don’t miss the best offers out there. Head below for all of our top Google Black Friday deals and more.

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Chromecast Stories November 19

Google Home app delivers support for adding a Chromecast to speaker groups for some users

Google’s Chromecast ecosystem makes it easy to get your tunes going around your entire home with speaker groups. By adding compatible devices such as Google Home speakers, you can play the same music in sync across devices. Now, Google is finally making Chromecast speaker groups available.

Chromecast Stories October 30

The Google Home Hub, Google’s first foray into smart display has been generally lauded in reviews, including our own. Under a security review, however, the story may be a bit different, with one researcher claiming that the device’s security is “beyond dismal.” Google, of course, denies these claims.

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

Chromecast Stories October 26

I love a good set of speakers, and I’ve had the pleasure over the past year to spend time with a couple of different products from Polk Audio. So far, I’ve not been disappointed even once, and lately, I’ve been testing out another one of the company’s soundbars, the MagniFi Max SR. Spoiler alert – It’s pretty awesome, and we’re even giving one away.

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Chromecast Stories October 24

Chromecast 2nd-gen and Chromecast Ultra may be updated w/ multi-room audio support

A handy new feature on Google’s latest Chromecast revision is the addition of support for multi-room audio playback. Now, it seems like Google is extending Chromecast multi-room audio support to previous hardware generations.

Chromecast Stories October 15

Google Assistant can now play Netflix on Android TV devices

Android TV is a pretty stellar platform if you ask me, but its Chromecast functionality has felt broken for a while. Now, though, Google is fixing one major gripe by allowing Google Assistant to play content on Netflix through Android TV devices.

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