Articles Filed Under Chromecast

The latest news and top tips on Google’s powerful HDMI media streaming stick.

8 New Games Arrive on Chromecast In Time For Holiday Season

The long winter evenings are about to get a lot more fun, with Google announcing a swathe of new gaming titles now available for Chromecast.

12 November 2014

Popular Chromecast App ‘RealPlayer Cloud’ Celebrates First Birthday

RealPlayer, the company best known for its desktop media player of the same name, recently marked the first birthday of its 'RealPlayer Cloud' app by sharing some brief stats on its usage.

5 November 2014

‘Second Screen’ Chromecast Feature Added to Play Movies Android App

The Google Play Movies & TV app for Android has been updated with useful 'second screen' features for Chromecast users.

30 October 2014

Amazon Takes Aim at Chromecast with $39 Fire TV Stick

Following Microsoft, Mozilla and Dell, Amazon is the latest tech company to pitch a dongle-sized smart TV add-on at a dirt-cheap price.

27 October 2014
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Firefox for Android Beta Adds Tab Mirroring for Chromecast

Having recently fitted Firefox for Android out with some nifty video casting features, Mozilla has turned to bringing tab mirroring casting to its browser.

17 October 2014

2nd Gen Chromecast Surfaces In New FCC Documents

A second generation Chromecast is in the works, with documents pertaining to the device having recently passed through the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) in the US.

16 October 2014
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Firefox for Android Now Supports Google Chromecast

Mozilla say Firefox Chromecast support will allow users to send supported videos straight from their mobile device to a Cast-enabled TV.

15 October 2014

Custom Chromecast TV Backdrops Rolling Out on Android, iOS

Weather, photos, artwork and more can now be used as backdrops on your Chromecast.

8 October 2014
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Google Offering UK Chromecast Owners 3 Months Free NOW TV Access

Google has teamed up with Sky to offer Chromecast owners a free 3 month NOW TV Entertainment Pass – which includes brand new episodes of The Walking Dead.

8 October 2014

Roku Takes on Chromecast with Cross-Platform Screen Mirroring

Roku is the latest media streaming stick to square up against the Chromecast, announcing a new screen mirroring feature for Android and Windows users.

3 October 2014

Tesco Blinkbox To Be Sold or Shutdown, Report Claims

Tesco is rumoured to be mulling a potential sell off or shuttering of its video streaming service Blinkbox, a move that could affect UK Chromecast users.

1 October 2014
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US Chromecast Buyers Get 2 Months Free Hulu Plus

Google is teaming up with VoD service Hulu to give 2 months free subscription to Hulu Plus to anyone buying a Chromecast between October and December 2014.

30 September 2014