Chromecast Overview Updated June 23, 2020

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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 June 23

NBC’s Peacock will be available on Android, Chromecast, Android TV at launch

In recent years, there has been an explosion of new video streaming services, and the latest from NBCUniversal, Peacock, has confirmed it will launch on Android, Chromecast, and Android TV devices.

Chromecast Stories June 14

The visual modernization and slightly improved specifications of the 3rd-generation Chromecast did not even warrant stage time at Made by Google 2018. As such, it’s appropriate that a price cut for the streaming dongle was also done without any fanfare earlier this week.

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Chromecast Stories June 9

[Update: Available today] Quibi adds support for Google Chromecast

Quibi is a streaming service with a bunch of original content, but it’s designed to be consumed primarily on your smartphone while you’re “on the go.” In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and, in the reality where people actually want to watch TV shows on their TV, Quibi is giving in and implementing support for Google Chromecast.

Chromecast Stories May 28

A handy trick of Google Assistant is its ability to cast content from various video services to any nearby Chromecast device. For a while, HBO supported Google Assistant integration, but with the debut of HBO Max, that casting option has not only disappeared, but there’s no replacement yet.

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Chromecast Stories May 27

HBO Max is now available for Android phones, Chromecast, Android TV, and more

Streaming TV has become incredibly popular over the past few years, with service after service hitting the web. Today, the latest major offering has landed in the form of HBO Max, a service with thousands of hours of content, original programming, and more, and it’s available now on Android, Chromecast, Android TV, and other platforms.

Chromecast Stories May 20

One of the big perks of an Android TV set-top box or television is that Google’s Chromecast functionality is baked into the system. Now, that functionality is getting a slight upgrade as Android TV can now keep Chromecast audio streaming in the background.

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