The Google Assistant is becoming more visual. With the release of smart displays last year, the Google Assistant is now available on a wide variety of devices at just a glance. Smart displays allow the Google Assistant to show you answers to your questions, making it easier to see the weather forecast or pick out […]
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.
The simplicity of Google’s Chromecast is part of the reason so many people have decided to make it part of their home tech. Unlike other streaming consoles – like Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV – Chromecast does not come with a remote, so you are out of luck if your phone is in the […]
Google’s Chromecast has become a staple in many households. This small but mighty device is the perfect TV companion of any connected home and can be used to easily stream content like TV shows, movies and more. You can even tell your Google Assistant and Google smart speaker to turn on/off compatible TVs or to […]
At long last, the day has finally arrived that so many Amazon Prime users will be able to cast to their Chromecast and Cast-enabled devices. In a major win for consumers, the Amazon Prime Video app just received an update and users should soon be greeted with the notification screen seen below. (Sans Daniel Tiger […]
Nowadays, most retailers are content capturing business wherever they can get it which results in online deals being just as good, if not better than brick and mortar savings. Today, we have a deal that is an exception to that rule. The 3rd generation Chromecast from Google seamlessly replace its predecessor and has been on […]
Last week, Disney announced their much-anticipated streaming service in Disney+. While the name isn’t the best or most creative thing in the world, make no mistake: this will be a content service to be reckoned with. When you think about the vast properties under the Disney umbrella, it becomes apparent very quickly that tons of […]
This is truly worth a bit of celebration! With Google and Amazon fighting like children for years over streaming services and hardware, we are finally at the end of the longstanding dispute and are getting not one, but two major shifts in the Google/Amazon video delivery services.
Just last week Apple loosened its ecosystem death grip on Apple Music by allowing their app to finally work on Chromebooks. Apple Music has been around on Android for quite some time, but it hasn’t worked on Chromebooks up until this point. The nod to Chrome OS support is a firm sign that Apple is […]
Ah, Chromecast Audio: the peculiar cousin to the vastly-popular Google Chromecast that never really managed to find a solid footing in the market. While being a fantastic add-on to traditionally “dumb” speakers, the Chromecast Audio never really caught on for the general public.
Tomorrow night, Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez will step into the ring and pair off against current WBA super-middleweight regular title-holder Rocky Fielding. It will be a big day not only for Canelo who is stepping up into a new weight class but also for the entire genre of televised fights. For Canelo, it means the shot […]
Nearly a year ago to the day, news spread that Google and Amazon have buried the hatchet on their long-running feuds that have, for years, prevented Chromecast devices from being sold on Amazon’s site.
The Chromecast experience on Chrome has been largely the same for quite some time. They’ve slowly changed small features and layouts along the way, but it seems a pretty significant overhaul is happening with the Casting interface. We’re oddly only seeing this change occurring on the HP Chromebook x360 at the moment and that device […]