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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... >>

Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year

Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year

By 31 December 2013

It's been a rollercoaster ride through the world of tech in 2013. The promise of wearable tech seems to have all but worn off - pun intended - and we're at the advent of Ultra HD 4K content and devices becoming mainstream. Or supposedly. The chatter of... >>

Chromecast will continue to play local content after glitch mix-up

Chromecast will continue to play local content after glitch mix-up

By 27 August 2013

Google has announced that Chromecast isn't going to stop you watching local content. It will remain "open" as planned. The issue arose after a recent update that disabled playback from external video sources and blocked third-party apps from providing... >>

A week in reviews: 29 July - 3 August

A week in reviews: 29 July - 3 August

By 3 August 2013

It's been a week chock-full of announcements: ranging from the Motorola Moto X smartphone through to the Panasonic Lumix GX7 compact system camera, to name but two, there are plenty of products on the horizon to look forward to. But let's not get ahead... >>