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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... >>

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 7 November 2014

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... >>

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... >>

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

By 5 July 2014

You're probably reading this because you own a Chromecast but don't know what to do with it beyond casting YouTube or Netflix videos from your device to a TV. Well, just know you're not alone - and that Pocket-lint is here to help. Google released the... >>

Google Chromecast update to offer screen mirroring and intelligent Backdrop

Google Chromecast update to offer screen mirroring and intelligent Backdrop

By 25 June 2014

An update to Google's Chromecast has been announced at Google I/O, bringing screen mirroring to Android devices as well as a Backdrop mode. Android mobile and tablet owners will now be able to mirror live to their TV with a connected Chromecast. This... >>

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... >>