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Watch CBS content through Chromecast

You can now watch your favorite CBS content through Chromecast

CBS is the latest company to add Chromecast support, and now users can watch their favorite content from CBS.com, the CBS app, and CBS All Access on a much larger screen. Chromecast support has been added to CBS, allowing users to cast their favorite content to their larger screen displays. With...
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Still don't have a Chromecast? Pick one up on Groupon for $20

You can save over 40 percent on one of the most capable streaming sticks today. At $35 retail it's hard to think why you wouldn't have a Chromecast already, but if you don't yet you can pick up a refurbished one (or up to five, actually) on Groupon today for just $20. Shipping is free and there'...
Chromecast support comes to Pac-12, TED, MTV, and Qello

Chromecast support comes to Pac-12, TED, MTV, and Qello

Google announced today that Chromecast support has come to four new apps, including TED, MTV, Pac-12, and Qello. Now you can back-to-back stream that big idea from a recent TED Talk with a Catfish marathon from MTV, a Bruce Springsteen concert from Qello, and finish things off with the latest...
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Google woos potential Chromecast buyers with even more freebies

Don't have a Chromecast? Not to worry, as Google is here to entice you into buying one by giving away rewards worth over $80. Buy a Chromecast between March 20 and April 19, and Google will give you 30 days of Qello concerts, three months of DramaFever, three months of Sesame Street GO and a...
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Chromecast update allows some users to control it with a TV remote

Google's Chromecast streaming video dongle can now be controled by some users with their TV remote thanks to a recent firmware update. While Google did not announce this new feature officially, it has been discovered by many Chromecast owners who later posted their findings to sites like Reddit....
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There's a $6 Google Play credit waiting for Chromecast owners

Owners of the Chromecast streaming TV dongle should be able to claim a $6 Google Play credit (£5 in the U.K., sorry no-go in other countries!) today. Google is sending out the generous freebie to encourage folks to rent a movie (or maybe two) for Valentine's Day next week. Just in case you are...
10 million Chromecasts found their way into homes across the world in 2014

10 million Chromecasts found their way into homes across the world in 2014

Google sold about 10 million units of its Chromecast streaming TV dongle worldwide in 2014. This is the first time that hard sales numbers have been released for the product. Last week, Google stated that the Chromecast was the number one selling streaming device in the US in 2014 but did not...
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Chromecast is now the No. 1 streaming device in the U.S., users have casted 1 billion times

Today in the earnings call coinciding with its Q4 2014 release, Google CBO Omid Kordestani let us in on a few metrics of the Chromecast's success. The $35 (or less) streaming stick has been available for over a year and a half now, and just crossed the milestone of users tapping the "cast" button...
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Nexus Player's Google Cast Receiver updated in Google Play

A quick heads up for you folks rocking a Nexus Player: The Google Cast Receiver — that's the part that does all that Chromecasting stuff — has been moved into Google Play (or at least updated, as folks are pointing out) for easier updating. So make sure you update it forthwith. Or whenever. Just...
Pay $35 for a Chromecast, get $66 of music and TV

Buy a Chromecast from Best Buy, get up to $66 for Google Play and Hulu

At $35 the Google Chromecast is a hell of a deal, but Best Buy's sweetening an already sweet pot. Right now if you buy a Chromecast it comes with 2 months of Hulu Plus and 90 days of Google Play Music All Access, which is $46 worth of content — but if you buy a Chromecast from Best Buy they're...
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Five things you need to know about your new Chromecast

Getting started with your Chromecast The Chromecast is one of those products that's simple and incredible. This small HDMI dongle (it's not much bigger than a thumb drive) turns any TV or monitor into a portal for online entertainment, and does it for less than the cost of a dinner and movie...
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Microsoft's Xim photo sharing app now supports Chromecast

Microsoft has released an update for its recently-launched smartphone photo-sharing app Xim that adds support for displaying those images for a number of TV set-top boxes and sticks, including Google's Chromecast. Other devices that will now work with the Xim app include Apple TV, Microsoft's...
Chromecast support comes to Lyve, Fitnet, and musiXmatch

Chromecast support comes to Lyve, Fitnet, and musiXmatch

Google announced today that a few new apps have picked up Chromecast support. You can now look forward to slinging music, pictures, and workouts to your big screen from musiXmatch, Lyve, and Fitnet respectively. Chromecast support appears to have been live for a short period on Lyve and Fitnet...
Google offering UK customers £15 movie credit with Chromecast purchase

Google offering UK customers £15 movie credit with Chromecast purchase

Google is offering a Google Play Movies credit to UK customers who purchase a Chromecast during the holiday season. Customers are eligible for a £15 credit towards Google Play Movies purchases if they bought a Chromecast between December 7, 2014 and January 31, 2015. Google also has other...
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Now your friends can use your Chromecast without stealing your Wi-Fi

Your friends can now easily cast videos to your Chromecast thanks to a new feature called guest mode. The new mode allows anyone in the room with an Android device to jump on your Chromecast — even if they're not connected to your Wi-Fi network. Enabling guest mode on your Chromecast is just a...
Google injects Material Design into Chromecast, YouTube updates; Wallet makes shopping easier

Google injects Material Design into Chromecast, YouTube updates; Wallet makes shopping easier

Google is doling out more Material Design love to a few more apps this week. Notably, the Chromecast and YouTube apps are updated with Google's new design language, with Chromecast expanding its screen casting capabilities to more devices. The third app, Google Wallet, is getting a more modest...
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Google officially launches the Chromecast in India, available from December 10

Google today announced that Chromecast will shortly be available in India, with the company's own Play Store, local carrier Airtel and India e-commerce site Snapdeal offering the HDMI dongle from tomorrow. Pricing for the Chromecast will set local buyers back by Rs 2,999 ($50). The company...
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Get $20 Play Store credit when you buy a Chromecast between now and December 21

If you managed to hold off on buying the Chromecast during Black Friday, you'll be glad to know that Google is now offering a $20 Play Store credit toward purchasing movies and other digital content to stream to the device. The deal is in addition to three months of free Google Play Music All...
Vimeo will add Chromecast support in the future

Chromecast support is coming to Vimeo... eventually

Video service Vimeo announced that it remains committed to adding Chromecast support to its app. Company CTO Andrew Pile said in an interview that Chromecast support will be coming in the future, but he did not give a timeline on when that would happen. Gigaom reported that Vimeo is still...
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Comedy Central, Sesame Street Go and more add support for Chromecast

Chromecast support has now been added for a number of streaming video apps, including several cable TV services such as Comedy Central, Sesame Street Go, Nickelodeon and EPIX. Yes, that means you can stream content from your Android device to your Chromecast-equipped television that range from...

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