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Chromecast's code reveals home screen weather forecasts and photos are in the works

Chromecast's code reveals home screen weather forecasts and photos are in the works

By 9 April 2014

Google's Chromecast dongle might soon become more feature rich. A Reddit users has combed through Chromecast codes and discovered some features possibly in the works. In the HTML code, the user found mentions of a weather forecast function for the home... >>

BT Sport will be second broadcaster available through Chromecast in UK

BT Sport will be second broadcaster available through Chromecast in UK

By 1 April 2014

BT Sport plans to add support for Chromecast, making it the second UK broadcaster available through Google's HDMI dongle. John Petter, consumer division head at BT, announced via The Financial Times that BT Sport is coming to Chromecast, though only BT... >>

Rdio and Crackle add Chromecast support, letting you cast more music and videos to your TV

Rdio and Crackle add Chromecast support, letting you cast more music and videos to your TV

By 31 March 2014

Music streaming service Rdio and Sony Picture's Crackle have both updated with support for Chromecast. To use the Rdio app with Chromecast, just press the cast icon in Rdio for iOS, Android, or web. You'll of course need to own Google's Chromecast device... >>

A week in reviews: 17 - 21 March

A week in reviews: 17 - 21 March

By 22 March 2014

Gaming season is upon us, with two major launches this week: Infamous and Metal Gear Solid. Second Son and Ground Zeroes to give the games their respective full title names are both fresh looks at established series, delivering in equal measure of pleasure... >>

Prestigio MultiCenter streaming box says pah to Chromecast, use full Android instead

Prestigio MultiCenter streaming box says pah to Chromecast, use full Android instead

By 19 March 2014

Even though its MultiCenter products were soft-released last month, European kit manufacturer Prestigio has responded to the launch of the Google Chromecast to remind people there are beefier products also available. And its own rivals run on Android... >>

NOW TV could come to Chromecast, Sky always 'looking at potential platforms'

NOW TV could come to Chromecast, Sky always 'looking at potential platforms'

By 19 March 2014

Sky's NOW TV movie, entertainment and sports streaming service could come to the UK version of Google's recently launched Chromecast device in the future. "We are always looking at potential distribution platforms for NOW TV including Chromecast," said... >>

Google Chromecast review
4.5 out of 5

Google Chromecast review

By 19 March 2014

Following its successful US launch last summer, Google has launched Chromecast in the UK. And it's a rather big deal. Chromecast is an HDMI dongle designed to plug into your TV and is a rival to Apple's AirPlay and devices like Apple TV, Roku and other... >>

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... >>

Got Google Chromecast? Got a BT Home Hub? You might want to read this

Got Google Chromecast? Got a BT Home Hub? You might want to read this

By 19 March 2014

Google Chromecast owners with a BT Home Hub will need to make a change to their settings to get all the functionality out of Google's HDMI streaming stick. Setup for the Chromecast is very simple. It only takes a couple of minutes to register it on your... >>

What is Google Chromecast and why should you care?

What is Google Chromecast and why should you care?

By 19 March 2014

The Google Chromecast has been on sale in the US for a while now and now its reached the UK too. So now you can buy one from your local retailer, Amazon, Currys & PC World, or through Google itself rather than imported through eBay and try it out for... >>