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Sky's NOW TV adds Google Chromecast support in latest update

Sky has updated its NOW TV mobile apps to add Google Chromecast support, enabling consumers to stream their favorite shows to a television and opening up a world of entertainment on a larger screen. What's neat about this latest update is that Sky is making it so the Roku NOW TV streaming box...
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Watch ABC and NPR One get Chromecast support

Two more apps join the Chromecast family today: NPR One and Watch ABC can now have their content beamed to your TV thanks to Google's handy little HDMI dongle. NPR One offers thoughtful talk radio on a wide range of subjects, tailored to your preferences. Chromecast support with NPR One...
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SnagFilms, RiffTrax, and Baeblemusic add Chromecast support via JW Player

JW Player, a company that has developed an HTML5-based video player, has announced that a number of content providers that use its software are now able to stream their clips on Google's Chromecast HDMI dongle. The company says: " JW Player is the only standalone web video player on the...
Latest Firefox nightly build includes Chromecast support

Latest Firefox nightly build includes Chromecast support

Mozilla, the folks who develop the Firefox browser, have bundled Chromecast support into the latest nightly build for Android. Users of the popular browser can cast tabs or videos from an Android device to any Chromecast on the same local network, using the Tools > mirror screen section in the...
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Google+ now lets you display your stream on the TV via Chromecast

The latest update to Google+ caught a few people by surprise today when it enabled a small Chromecast button in the interface, letting you toss your Google+ stream up to your TV. Though the Google Play changelog doesn't indicate the change, we're seeing a Chromecast button on our own devices and...
Chromecast and Apple TV

Google is kicking Apple off my TV, and I couldn't be happier

It's no secret that I'm a cross platform kind of guy. It's also no secret that I use – and enjoy using – Apple devices day in, day out. Like the Apple TV. For about 18 months now I've had a happy relationship with the Apple TV. It's small, it's easy to use and it works like a charm in conjunction...
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The best Android apps for Chromecast

The Chromecast is a fantastic little device that has quickly made our TVs leagues smarter than they were before. Every day new Chromecast-friendly Android apps are beaming all sorts of new content to the big screen, and it's getting to the point where finding the really great ones can be a...
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Google offers Chromecast users three free months of All Access

Google has is celebrating the one-year anniversary of everyone's favorite dongle, Chromecast, by offering up All Access subscriptions free for 90 days. That means current Chromecast owners can forego the $9.99/month fee and rock out for three months straight, saving $30 in total. If you pick up a...
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Republic Wireless offers free Chromecast with Moto X purchase

Republic Wireless is offering customers a free Google Chromecast if they purchase a new Motorola Moto X smartphone online from the no-contract wireless carrier. At the moment, Republic Wireless is selling the Moto X for $299.99 in black or white with the free Chromecast, which is normally...
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BBC Sports Android app adds Chromecast support and more

The BBC Sports app for Android has been updated today with a few new features, most notably a way for the app to connect to a Chromecast HDMI dongle for the first time so that live and on-demand video from the app can be streamed from a smartphone or tablet to a big screen television. In...
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How to mirror your Android screen with Chromecast

Some of the most popular devices out there today can get in on this great new Chromecast feature — we'll show you how Now that Google has finally flipped the switch to enable full-on screen mirroring of your Android device to the Chromecast, everyone is eager to get up and running to project...
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Proper screen mirroring via Chromecast now working on stock Android devices, others with updated app

Several popular devices supported in this first 'beta' rollout of the feature Update: The updated version of the Chromecast app is now available in the Play Store, enabling other supported devices that aren't running stock Android to get in on the screen mirroring fun. Grab an update to the...
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Closed captioning support now available for Chromecast

The Chromecast platform has been updated today to support closed captions across the board, coinciding with an update to the Google Cast SDK that lets developers include closed captioning in their apps and cast-able media. With the updates today, those who properly provision their media to...
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Google Chromecast now supports Presto in Australia, offers free trial to new subscribers

Google Australia has today announced that Chromecast owners in the region will be able to check out and enjoy a wide range of movies with support for the Presto app on Android and iOS tablets. Presto not only provides access to some of the newest hits available, including Grown Ups 2, The...
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Chromecast mirroring will blast any Android display to the big screen

One of the sexier announcements at Google I/O 2014 today was for Chromecast display mirroring. This will allow Android phones and tablets to push their live view out to the TV wirelessly; that means apps don't need to specifically add Chromecast support anymore, and you can have an easier time...
Chromecast to allow casting without being on same WiFi network

Chromecast to allow casting without being on same WiFi network

Google today introduced at Google I/O an impressive new feature coming to Chromecast in the future, where you'll be able to cast content without having to worry about being on the same WiFi network. It's all done through the cloud but allows you all the same functionality as if you were connected...
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Chromecast 'Backdrop' lets you customize slideshow content for your TV

Google is dramatically expanding the capabilities of the Chromecast, and part of that expansion is a new feature called "Backdrop" that shows beautiful imagery on your TV when it is not actively casting content. Starting this summer with an update of the Chromecast app, you'll be able to open the...
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PBS Kids, Daily Burn, and Deezer get Chromecast support

Hey Chromecast owners, PBS Kids, Deezer, and Daily Burn are now all big-screen friendly. PBS Kids offers a whole bunch of cartoons and educational programming for the young'uns, and recently just got their own Apple TV channel too. Deezer is a well-established streaming music service and cloud...
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Mozilla set to take on Google Chromecast

Mozilla is set to take on Google's Chromecast with their own device powered by Firefox OS. Details on the unannounced streaming stick have been leaked and a video of the UI has been made. Chromecast is a little streaming stick that you can plug directly into the HDMI-port on your television....
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YouTube live events can now be streamed to Chromecast via mobile devices

Google has allowed Chromecast owners enjoy YouTube live streams as they happen through a PC, but now the company has enabled this feature for mobile devices too. Simply browse to a live stream in the YouTube app and hit the cast button, which will work its magic in the usual way. While the...

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