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Google is giving Chromecast owners free Google Play credit for Valentine's Day

Google is giving Chromecast owners free Google Play credit for Valentine's Day

By 6 February 2015

Google wants Chromecast owners to stay home this Valentine's Day and rent a film. The company has quietly launched a giveaway, in which Chromecast owners can collect up to $6 worth of Google Play credit and more. Google hasn't said how long the promotion... >>

What is Google Cast for Audio, what speakers support it and why does it matter?

What is Google Cast for Audio, what speakers support it and why does it matter?

By 15 January 2015

Google has announced a new method for streaming audio and you'll want to pay attention: it's called Google Cast for Audio. It capitalises on the success of Chromecast and it uses the same system to let you send audio to a compatible device, like a speaker... >>

Chromecast now has a guest mode: Here's how to turn on the feature

Chromecast now has a guest mode: Here's how to turn on the feature

By 27 December 2014

Chromecast just got a little more powerful, thanks to a recent update from Google. The update essentially allows your friends to take control of your Chromecast, an HDMI dongle from Google that plays video content on a high-definition display by directly... >>

Popcorn Time adds Chromecast support, stream torrents directly to your TV

Popcorn Time adds Chromecast support, stream torrents directly to your TV

By 8 July 2014

Popcorn Time, the Netflix for torrent movies, has just added new features including the ability to fling directly to a TV with Chromecast. Owners of a Chromecast dongle and Windows PC will be able to stream torrented movies directly on their TV if they... >>

Aereo for Android adds Chromecast support in US, bringing live TV to Google's dongle

Aereo for Android adds Chromecast support in US, bringing live TV to Google's dongle

By 5 June 2014

You can now use Chromecast to watch live broadcast television. No standard cable subscription or set-top box required. You just need Aereo. Aereo, which is limited to consumers in the US, announced in April that it would be Google Cast Ready on 29 May.... >>

Chromecast is now available in Australia, Belgium, Japan, Korea, Portugal and Switzerland

Chromecast is now available in Australia, Belgium, Japan, Korea, Portugal and Switzerland

By 28 May 2014

It's time to celebrate, Chromecast fans, as the connected HDMI dongle is now available in more countries internationally. Google has announced Chromecast availability for Australia, Belgium, Japan, Korea, Portugal and Switzerland. Google's Chromecast... >>

Wuaki.tv comes to Chromecast, offers Google's dongle for £10 with box-sets

Wuaki.tv comes to Chromecast, offers Google's dongle for £10 with box-sets

By 28 May 2014

Movie and TV show streaming service Wuaki.tv is now available to access through Chromecast. And to celebrate, it is offering Google's device for just £10 when purchased with one of HBO's digital box-sets. Wuaki.tv, part of the Rakuten group, reveals... >>

Bitcasa adds Chromecast support to Android app, stream your cloud videos and pics to TV

Bitcasa adds Chromecast support to Android app, stream your cloud videos and pics to TV

By 23 April 2014

Cloud storage company Bitcasa has added native Google Chromecast support to its Android application, enabling you to stream video and pictures stored in your cloud locker to your TV via the dongle. The updated Android app is available from Google Play now... >>

Google's Photowall for Chromecast iOS app lands with web app, letting you doodle on and cast photos to TV

Google's Photowall for Chromecast iOS app lands with web app, letting you doodle on and cast photos to TV

By 24 March 2014

Google has released a new app on the iTunes App Store and Google Play that lets you doodle on images and then beam them to your television via Chromcast. It's called Photowall for Chromecast. Photowall is different from App Street Software's Photo Wall... >>

Everything you need to know about BBC iPlayer on Chromecast

Everything you need to know about BBC iPlayer on Chromecast

By 19 March 2014

As Chromecast has now crossed the pond to land in Europe, one of the headline features for those in the UK is support for BBC iPlayer. After connecting your Chromecast to your TV and setting it up - perhaps making a few router changes too - you'll be... >>