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Google Gives Chromecast Users A Fireplace For The Holidays Google Gives Chromecast Users A Fireplace For The Holidays

‘Tis the season. Google has introduced the YouTube Fireplace for Chromecast, which it calls “the easiest way to get the fire going this holiday season.” Yep, it’s just an hour-long video of a fire burning in a fireplace. There’s also …

Chromecast Updated With 10 More Apps Just In Time For The Holidays Chromecast Updated With 10 More Apps Just In Time For The Holidays

Over the holidays, many gifts will be exchanged between friends and loved ones. Google obviously hopes one of those gifts is a Chromecast and is updating its TV streaming device with all new apps just in time for the festivus …

Google Chromecast Gets Its First Game Google Chromecast Gets Its First Game

When Google originally announced Chromecast, the stated intention was to make streaming video and audio content to the living room much easier. That has been the case for a while now, but now it looks like some intrepid developers have …

HBO Go Now Features Chromecast Support HBO Go Now Features Chromecast Support

When the Chromecast was first announced back in July, it only supported a handful of video streaming services. The list of supported services has steadily improved over the last few months, but a few noteworthy streaming services were still not …

Pandora Lands On Google Chromecast Pandora Lands On Google Chromecast
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Google Chromecast has thus far only been used as a video streaming device for services like Netflix, Hulu and YouTube. That’s not to say that the Chromecast can only do video, however, as a major player in the online music …

Hulu Plus For iPhone Gets Chromecast Integration Hulu Plus For iPhone Gets Chromecast Integration

Earlier this month, Hulu Plus announced that Chromecast integration had finally arrived for its iOS and Android apps. It was great news for those who had been waiting for Hulu Plus to join the Chromecast party, but there was one …

Chromecast Adds Support For Hulu Plus Chromecast Adds Support For Hulu Plus
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In late July, Google announced its intention to take over the living room with Chromecast. It’s an incredibly ambitious idea, but it lacked a lot of the services users have come to expect from streaming devices at launch. It’s getting …

Android Tablet: How Miracast Works Android Tablet: How Miracast Works
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More and more often, as of late, devices are supporting “Miracast.” Making its way into the mainstream, Miracast is a magnificent feature that could possibly wipe out other video streaming standards in a very fragmented Android market. Miracast acts like …

Google Tests Chromecast Support For YouTube Embeds Google Tests Chromecast Support For YouTube Embeds

When the Chromecast was first announced, Google said that its new streaming device would only work with certain services, like YouTube Now with a new update that’s making the rounds, Chromecast users may soon find themselves able to beam content …

Google Gives Netflix Users A Chromecast Tour Google Gives Netflix Users A Chromecast Tour

Google has posted a video to its Chrome YouTube channel discussing how to cast using Netflix. Google unveiled the device at a press event last month, launching with Netflix suppor immediately. “Simply plug Chromecast into your TV, connect it to …

Google Has A Perfectly Reasonable Explanation For Why It Killed That Chromecast App Google Has A Perfectly Reasonable Explanation For Why It Killed That Chromecast App
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We learned yesterday that Google killed a third-party streaming app for Chromecast called AllCast. Koushik Dutta built the app so that he could stream local content to his TV through Chromecast instead of having to rely on official apps like …

Set-Top Box Market Growing, Despite Other “Smart” Devices Set-Top Box Market Growing, Despite Other “Smart” Devices

For the past half-decade or so, set-top boxes have been getting smarter. Not the ones provided by cable companies, but boxes from Roku and other companies have been trying to provide quality streaming services to living rooms for years. Now, …

Google Kills Local Video Streaming App On Chromecast Google Kills Local Video Streaming App On Chromecast

Google is usually pretty good about keeping its hardware open for all to tinker with. Its Nexus hardware can be customized in any way you see fit and that’s not likely to ever change. As for its other hardware, it …

Hulu Plus Joins The Growing Number Of Services Coming To Chromecast Hulu Plus Joins The Growing Number Of Services Coming To Chromecast

Last week, Google surprised everyone with the announcement of Chromecast. It’s a little dongle that plugs into your TV via HDMI and delivers video content straight to your television with little to no hassle. The device launched with support for …

Chromecast To Get More Content From Vimeo, Redbox Instant Chromecast To Get More Content From Vimeo, Redbox Instant

Google surprised everyone last week with the announcement of the Chromecast. The Chrome OS-based Nexus Q successor streams content directly to your TV from YouTube, Netflix and even your Chrome browser. Google said it would work to secure more partners …

Netflix Immediately Supported By Google’s Chromecast, New Android App For Nexus 7 On The Way Netflix Immediately Supported By Google’s Chromecast, New Android App For Nexus 7 On The Way

As you probably know by now, Google revealed both the Nexus 7 tablet and the Chromecast device at an event in San Francisco today. Netflix announced that it has new experiences that cater to both devices. For the Nexus 7, …

Google Announces New Nexus 7, Chromecast Google Announces New Nexus 7, Chromecast
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Last week, it was revealed that Google would be hosting a breakfast this morning with Sundar Pichai. It was assumed that he would spend the morning talking about Android and perhaps a new Nexus 7. He and other Googlers did …