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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... >>

Google's Chromecast finally tipped for UK launch on 19 March

Google's Chromecast finally tipped for UK launch on 19 March

By 16 March 2014

The Chromecast will launch in the UK on 19 March, breaking past its US exclusivity, according to an internal listing at Dixons retail stores obtained by Android Police. The listing doesn't provide a price, or word if Google will be selling the Chromecast... >>

Google Chromecast coming to the UK very soon, or so says Android app

Google Chromecast coming to the UK very soon, or so says Android app

By 14 March 2014

Google's Chromecast dongle should be slipping into UK TVs very soon. And the reasons for expecting this are many. Firstly, a recent Chromecast app update made it available in 50 new languages, suggesting an international rollout is imminent. Secondly,... >>

Google Chromecast sales in the millions, coming to more countries in 'weeks'

Google Chromecast sales in the millions, coming to more countries in 'weeks'

By 9 March 2014

Google Chromecast sales have been growing, with more countries planned soon, Sundar Pichai, Google SVP of Android and Chrome, announced at SXSW on Sunday.  "We are in the millions now, and it's growing very actively," Pichai told the crowd at the Austin,... >>

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

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

By 5 March 2014

The battle for the living room rages on. Roku on Tuesday announced the expansion of its efforts with a new Streaming Stick that effectively takes on the Google Chromecast released in May 2013. Both come to the market as a cheap solution for you to... >>

Google Play Music updated with 'Fireplace Visualiser' to set the mood through your Chromecast

Google Play Music updated with 'Fireplace Visualiser' to set the mood through your Chromecast

By 13 February 2014

Google has released a visualiser feature within its Google Play Music service, letting you beam an image of a fireplace to your Chromecast. The company is calling it "the perfect way for you to set the mood" for Valentine's Day.  To turn the feature on,... >>

Google Chromecast could be coming to the UK to make your TV smart

Google Chromecast could be coming to the UK to make your TV smart

By 7 February 2014

Google should finally be selling its Chromecast TV dongle outside the US with its first stop being the UK. According to The Next Web, the UK can expect the smart streaming dongle to hit British shores soon. READ: Beep wants to be the Chromecast of audio... >>