In case you haven’t heard, Disney+ has officially launched and this new streaming service is garnering a lot of attention. Whether you are watching the new Star Wars original series, The Mandalorian, or catching up on old episodes of The Simpsons, there is absolutely no shortage of content on Disney+. The best part is all […]
As you may or may not know, Chromecast runs a varied version of Chrome OS. Once we understood this little-known fact, we began covering Chromecast news here on the site. What you likely do know is Chromecast is Google's most successful consumer product and has become a staple of the smart TV in millions of homes.
Halloween is right around the corner, which means it’s time to put the final touches on your costume and find the perfect spooky decorations. Whether you are preparing for a Halloween party or just getting ready for some trick-or-treaters, Google Nest has some frightful tricks up its sleeve to make your Halloween even more fun. […]
It is hard to believe that not long ago, listening to music in your house was limited to Bluetooth speakers or clunky home entertainment systems with lots of messy wires. With the introduction of smart speakers and smart displays, we can now enjoy music and videos in any room with products like Chromecast or the […]
Through highs and lows that would have crushed lesser companies, Vizio has remained a mainstay in the consumer electronics market by offering users premium-esque products at prices the average shopper can afford. If you’ve shopped for a new television or sound bar setup, you’ve likely come across Vizio’s lineups in store and across the web. […]
If you are counting down the days until you can watch all your favorite Disney shows and movies, you are not alone. Disney recently announced pre-orders of Disney+, their highly-anticipated streaming service, so that early adopters will be ready to start streaming on November 12, when the service debuts. Disney is offering a 7-day free […]
There is no shortage of file managers for you phone out there. The average user probably uses the one that came preloaded on your mobile device and never gives it a second thought. Finickier types, such as myself, opt to use a third-party file manager simply because they can offer a variety of extra features. […]
If you are an Apple Music subscriber, the options for how you listen are continuing to grow. I recently wrote about the new Apple Music web player that will allow you to listen on a Chromebook, and though this is a big step forward for the streaming music service, Apple is also putting some work […]
The connected home has been quickly evolving over the past couple of years. Google is clearly committed to the effort and continue to offer more Assistant features and smart home products like the Nest Hub Max that is set to release September 9th. One of the early products in this evolution was the Chromecast Audio. […]
You might have heard us talk about B&O speakers in HP Chromebooks – sometimes quite harshly, unfortunately – but that is because we expect a lot from the brand. Bang & Olufsen is not actually known for laptop speakers; they have made a name for themselves as makers of high-end speakers and televisions systems and […]
One of my favorite features in the Google Home app is Ambient Mode and the integration with Google Photos, which basically turns my living room TV and Nest Hub into a digital photo frame. I really like taking pictures with my Pixel 3 XL, and I take a lot of pictures, and with the Photos […]
Hard to believe but the OG Chromecast Gen 1 has just celebrated its sixth birthday. Released in July of 2013, the streaming dongle has changed the way millions consume media and laid the groundwork for not only multiple Chromecast devices but thousands of third-party cast-enabled products. Alas, nothing lasts forever.
The original Chromecast was released in July 2013 and was Google’s first smart home product, predating the Google Home smart speakers or Home Hub smart displays available to users these days. The inexpensive dongles allow you to stream or “cast” content onto your TV from your phone, tablet or computer and for the price, they […]