For many, the Black Friday melee is well underway as retailers have opened up shop to get a jump on the holiday shopping season. For those of you still looking to grab some deals on the best Google tech around the web, we’ve compiled a list to make your Black Friday shopping a little more […]
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.
Google and Amazon are known to not do each other any favors. With Amazon’s no-holds-barred push into the streaming and connected home arena, the massive online retailer has systematically eliminated a number of Google products from their site. Google Home and Chromecasts find themselves in direct contention with Amazon’s Echo lineup and Fire TV devices.
Next hitter up to the plate for Black Friday deals is Walmart and their six thousand plus shopping centers across the United States. Walmart has quickly become a major seller of a number of #madebygoogle products including Google Home, Wifi and Chromecast.
Black Friday is rapidly approaching and retailers are gearing up to make the most of the holiday shopping extravaganza. Today, Target has launched their Black Friday circular including a few items you can pick up today.
If you’re like me, the thought of holiday shopping sends a chill down your spine and conjures up and proverbial panic attack somewhere along the lines of having a root canal. Finding the best deals, beating the Christmas rush and snagging that elusive Black Friday deal has become a feat of almost mythical proportions here […]
Streaming 4K just got a whole lot cheaper if you happen to live near a Meijer superstore. The regional retailer is selling the Chromecast Ultra at almost a 50% discount in-store only where available. Regularly priced at $69, Meijer has the tiny 4K streamer on sale for $35. Before you run out to your local […]
As we are seeing Google roll out Google Assistant on Android TV, I have to wonder how long it will be before we see some sort of version of this for Chromecast.
Last week, Apple held a little event at the newly constructed Steve Jobs Theater on their campus in Cupertino, California. While the release of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X was the reason most tuned in, Apple brought more than just a $1000 smartphone to the table. As expected, Apple unveiled the new Apple Watch […]
Google may very well be busy gearing up for an October event and the release of new hardware but that hasn’t stopped them from offering some deals on current #madebygoogle products. Right now, Google is offering discounts on a number of products direct from the Google Store itself. None of these savings are mind-blowing but […]
If you happen to be a frequent Chromecast user, you may have used your streaming dongle in tangent with the mobile hotspot on your phone as some point. Unfortunately, an update to Google Play Services in early June broke that ability. To clarify, what we’re talking about here is the capability to utilize your smartphone’s […]
Hard to believe but our favorite streaming dongle turned four today. July 24, 2013, Google announced the 1st generation Chromecast device would go on sale for $35. Since that time, the birth of the tiny wonder has spawned an audio-only model, a second-generation Chromecast and now, the Chromecast Ultra offering 4K and HDR playback. Cheers […]
Google looks to be pushing forward in the high-quality streaming department. A recent update to the Chromecast Ultra has added a video smoothness feature to deliver the best quality video based on your hardware. The next step in the evolution has now occurred with the addition of HDR (high dynamic range) content to Google Play […]