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Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Google Chromecast vs Roku Streaming Stick: What's the difference?

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs Google Chromecast vs Roku Streaming Stick: What's the difference?

By 2 April 2015

Amazon's Fire TV stick has finally come to the UK, months after first launching in the US. It's now available to pre-order from Amazon.co.uk, with shipping to begin on 15 April. And it will only set you back £35. With so many HDMI dongles, set-top boxes... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

By 24 March 2015

The rise in the number of media streaming services has been scarily rapid in the last couple of years. There are now so many ways to have movies and TV shows delivered to your home, at a variety of subscriptions and fees, that you could never be found... >>

Is Google Chromecast what we wanted it to be?

Is Google Chromecast what we wanted it to be?

By 18 February 2015

It's been nearly 20 months since Google Chromecast debuted, but after all this time, there's some growing doubts about whether the inexpensive HDMI dongle has lived up to all the initial hype. If you're keen to stream media content, you have many options... >>

VLC 3.0 will come with Chromecast support across multiple devices

VLC 3.0 will come with Chromecast support across multiple devices

By 17 February 2015

A changelog posted by VLC has confirmed that support for the Google Chromecast is soon to be added to the popular media player. That means users will be able to stream just about any media file through VLC on the connected TV dongle. What's more, VLC... >>

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 14 November 2014

Home entertainment is an even more exciting category this year than it was last year, with a huge variety of systems available to make your living room, or even a spare room the best place to be in the house. From the next-gen consoles bringing entertainment... >>

New Google Chromecast coming but most users won’t notice the difference

New Google Chromecast coming but most users won’t notice the difference

By 17 October 2014

Even though it is about to enter the video streaming market again with its Nexus Player set-top-box, Google is not abandoning the Chromecast - far from it, there's a new one in-bound. According to a filing at the Federal Communications Commission, the... >>

Matchstick is the new Chromecast but based on Firefox OS

Matchstick is the new Chromecast but based on Firefox OS

By 1 October 2014

There's a new project on Kickstarter that is taking aim at Chromecast. It's called Matchstick, the streaming stick built on Firefox OS. Chromecast is a HDMI dongle from Google that works over Wi-Fi and plugs into your HDTV, allowing you to stream content... >>

NOW TV adds Chromecast support for Android, iPhone and iPad, still no Apple TV though

NOW TV adds Chromecast support for Android, iPhone and iPad, still no Apple TV though

By 2 September 2014

As reported in March, Sky's NOW TV subscription service is making good on the promise of supporting as many streaming devices as possible by adding Google Chromecast support for its apps for Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The NOW TV apps for both... >>

Google offers 3 free months of All Access in US for Chromecast's first birthday

Google offers 3 free months of All Access in US for Chromecast's first birthday

By 24 July 2014

Google introduced Chromecast one year ago today. So to celebrate, the company has offered a gift to anyone who bought the HDMI streaming dongle over the last year: an All Access subscription for 90 days at no cost. "Since Chromecast launched, people have... >>

Google Chromecast update finally lets you mirror your Android device's screen to a TV

Google Chromecast update finally lets you mirror your Android device's screen to a TV

By 9 July 2014

Google has announced it will update the Chromecast app with a much-requested feature: Android mirroring. No longer will you need to rely on third-party apps for mirroring an Android device's screen to your TV. Although you could have always used Chromecast... >>