Google Just Renamed The Chromecast App

Google announced that it has renamed the Chromecast app to fit better with its strategy of providing cast technology across more device. When the app was first launched, the Chromecast name made sense because Chromecast was the only device that…

Google Launches Analytics for Cast App Developers

Google announced the launch of analytics for Google Cast applications, enabling developers of such apps to see how many devices have access to them, how many sessions said devices initiate, and how long those sessions play media. This can all…

Google Adding Cast Functionality Into Chrome

Google appears to be in the early stages of making its cast technology part of its Chrome browser. Currently, Chromecast users have to use the Google Cast extension to be able to cast browser tabs, but may change in future…

Google Announces New Android TVs, Google Cast Speakers

Google has a few bits of living room news out of CES. These surround both its Android TV and Google Cast lines. On the Android TV front, new TVs from Sony, Sharp, and Philips are being shown off. “Android TV…

Google’s Chromecast Audio Goes Multi-Room And High-Resolution

In September, Google unveiled Chromecast Audio, which is a separate device from the regular Chromecast, which lets you connect speakers to stream music from Chromecast-supported apps. It supports RCA, 3.5 mm and optical speaker inputs, and costs $35 like the…

Amazon Gets Rid Of Chromecast, Apple TV Listings

About a month ago, Bloomberg got its hands on a letter from Amazon to third-party sellers indicating that it would stop selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices starting on October 29. They weren’t lying. You can no longer find…

Amazon Banishes Apple TV and Chromecast

In that’s sure one way to middle finger the competition news, Amazon is about to stop selling the Apple TV and Google’s Chromecast. Apparently, all traces of said devices will be gone from Amazon.com by October 29th. Bloomberg got its…

Google Introduces New Chromecast, Chromecast Audio, Spotify Support

As expected, Google unveiled a new Chromecast at an event today. This one has faster performance, a new design, and is available in three colors. Still just $35, the new ones look more like the Chrome log and are more…

Looks Like The Chromecast App Is About To Get A Lot Better For Content Discovery

Google appears to be preparing a significant update to its Chromecast app, which should make it a lot easier for users of the device to find content they might want to check out – across apps. Right now, the Chromecast…

Google: Developing For Chromecast Means More Visits, Engagement & Monetization

Google’s Chromecast has been a major hit with users. For $35 you can easily stream an ever-growing amount of app content on your TV. Google has improved the functionality over time with over the air updates, and more and more…

Google Just Made It Easier To Give Presentations

Google just made things a whole lot easier for those using Google Slides to give presentations. Slides now supports Chromecast so setting up is as easy as beaming it to a screen with one of the two. Take a look:…

Google’s Chromecast Gains Fox, CBS Support

It’s a good day for Chromecast users hoping to get more streaming content options. Both CBS and Fox announced new support for Google’s $35 streaming device. CBS announced the ability to cast CBS content from CBS.com and the CBS App,…

CEO Of StumbleUpon’s 5by Talks Business Accounts, Coming Features & More

Video discovery app 5by, acquired by StumbleUpon in 2013, has seen “tremendous growth” thanks to Google’s Chromecast streaming device, and has businesses on its mind as it continues to grow. It’s also about to get an update with some new…

Chromecast Users Get $6 In Google Play Credit

It’s never been a better time to own a Chromecast, Google’s $35 streaming device. Not only does the functionality of the device continue to improve thanks to updates from Google as well as increased support by third-party apps, but Google…

Google Cuts Google TV Dev Support, Focuses On Android TV, Cast

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been just shy of five years since Google first unveiled Google TV at Google I/O in 2010. There were a lot of hopes for the platform that launched with partnerships with Sony, Logitech, and…

CES: Google Announces ‘Cast For Audio’

With the Consumer Electronics Show happening in Las Vegas, Google just announced Google Cast for audio, enabling users of compatible apps to cast audio content to cast-ready speakers. Google says in the announcement: In 2014, many of you—millions, in fact—helped…

Google’s Chromecast Adds Guest Mode

Google just announced a new “guest mode” feature for its popular Chromecast device. Have a look. “You’re having friends over and before you know it, a battle has ensued in your living room over who can show the funniest YouTube…

Cable TV Cutters Have Plenty Of Options This Christmas

Cable TV is one of the worst investments a family can make today. There’s only so much to watch, and lot of it is never on when you want it to be. That’s why cable cutters are on the rise,…

Chromecast Adds Support For Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street

Google announced yet more apps that are now supporting its $35 Chromecast streaming device. These are some significant ones that should only serve to help sales for the holidays (which are bound to be pretty good already). The device will…

Chrome OS Adds Google Drive Chromecast Support

The beauty of Google’s $35 Chromecast streaming device is that the company as well as third parties can keep adding support for additional products and features, which means ultimately it just gets more and more useful. Google announced an update…