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Google announces new apps, local content streaming for Chromecast

VEVO, Plex, Songza highlight list of 10 additions Google this morning announced a new cadre of apps for its Chromecast streaming appliance — as well as the ability to cast local content to your TV. The new apps include the likes of VEVO, Red Bull.TV, Songza, PostTV, Viki, Revision 3 and...
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Walmart now selling Chromecast for $35, too

Free shipping or in-store pickup available Walmart is now the latest in a long line of retailers that have started selling the Chromecast streaming HDMI stick. Just in time for the holiday crunch where Google undoubtedly plans to sell a whole boatload of Chromecasts, Walmart now has the...
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Chromecast app gets a redesign

There's not much reason to open the Chromecast app once everything's set up, but that doesn't mean Google's still not paying attention to it. the Chromecast app got itself a bit of a redesign tonight, adding the pull-out drawer that all good apps should have. A link to Chromecast-compatible apps...
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Verizon the latest retailer to begin selling Chromecast

Listed as an online-only accessory for now The days of constrained Chromecast supply are long gone, as Verizon is yet another retailer selling the $35 TV dongle. Coming in right behind Motorola which just started selling Google's accessory and long after both Amazon and Google Play have offered...
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HBO Go Android app updated with Chromecast support

OK, Chromecast fans. Add another supported app onto the list. HBO has just updated its HBO Go Android app to support Chromecast.  And ... well, that's about it. Fire it up just like you would any other Chromecast stream, and you're watching HBO on your TV, through Chromecast. You'll still need an...
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Motorola now selling the Chromecast

Motorola's online store offering Chromecast devices, so when do we see the Moto X at Google Play? Motorola wants you to believe that they have no plans to become Google. Acting as a separate company, releasing their own devices with their own take on what Android means to them, they are...
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UK retailer Zavvi offering Chromecast for £40

A slight premium over U.S. pricing, but it's in stock and ready to ship While Google's Chromecast app for Android broke U.S. exclusivity, the dongle itself still remains M.I.A. At least, officially, anyway. There was a brief time when Amazon customers could get their hands on them, but if you're...
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Pandora now officially supports Chromecast

What a difference a day can make, apparently. Just 24 hours after Pandora unveiled a new tablet design for its Internet radio app, it's flipped the switch on Chromecast support. The sharing icon (which I swear wasn't there yesterday when I was kind of going off on a rant) is now live, and it...
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Samsung to include 'Chromecast' style sharing in their smart TV products

No dongles required Your new Samsung smart TV may have a familiar bit of UI baked in, as the new screen sharing features are a lot like the Chromecast. The concept, as well as the user interface, is familiar to just about all of us. Using your mobile device, you can choose to send the data...
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Chromecast Android app now available internationally

But the device itself is still U.S.-only Good news for anyone outside the U.S. who's managed to import a Chromecast into their country. We're hearing reports that the accompanying Android app can now be downloaded through Google Play by international users, and we've confirmed that that's the...
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Chromecast now supports 64-character passwords

An update to the Chromecast app tonight takes care of those who trust no one.
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Amazon clarifies 'error' selling Chromecast outside U.S., existing orders still shipping

Chromecast wasn't supposed to be available internationally — but if you've placed an order you can still get your device A couple of days back we reported that Amazon.com was shipping Google's Chromecast streaming gadget outside the U.S., giving international buyers an easy way to get hold of...
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Amazon.com no longer taking international Chromecast orders

... But existing orders seem to be safe For most of yesterday buyers outside the United States could place orders for Google's Chromecast streaming dongle through Amazon.com, in a way that's usually not possible for consumer electronics on the U.S.-based site. The opening allowed international...
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Amazon taking international Chromecast orders [Updated]

Google streaming dongle now shipping internationally from Amazon.com Update: It looks like Amazon is no longer processing Chromecast orders to shipping addresses outside the U.S. Existing order seem to be fine,  however. Original story: Until now if you wanted to to get your hands on a...
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Hulu Plus gets Chromecast support

Google's Chromecast streaming dongle now supports Hulu Plus, the company has announced on its official blog. The TV streaming service's mobile apps will be updated on Google Play and the iOS App Store today with a new "Cast" button, similar to other Chromecast-supported apps. Until now Chromecast...
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Chromecast update brings a few 'maintenance' fixes

Google this morning announced an update to the Chromecast stick that'll roll out over the next week. It's calling this "largely a maintenance release." Here's what's new: Kernel update Security fixes Robustness improvements Security enhancements Find more in our Chromecast forums....
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Pocket Casts will be getting Chromecast support in the future

Just as soon as Google will allow, we can have it Pocket Casts by Shifty Jelly is one of our absolute favorite podcast apps for Android, and it turns out that it'll be getting support for one of our new favorite devices. Just as soon as Google allows it. We're of course talking about the...
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What the Chromecast is - and isn't

Google has plans for the Chromecast, and they may not be the same as yours There is a bit of an uproar today, centered on the Chromecast and Koush's experimental AllCast application. A little background for those who haven't been following along.  Developer and noted Android hacker Koushik Dutta...
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Chromecast gets another OTA update and a new version of the SDK to go with it

Your Chromecast is getting bumped to version 12940, and the SDK gets a new point release bringing it to 1.0.1 Google is pushing out another silent OTA for the Chromecast, bringing the streamer-on-a-stick to version 12940. You wont have to do anything to get it, and probably would never know it...
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Help beta test AirCast by playing any of your videos on your Chromecast

Cast videos directly from your Android Gallery, Dropbox or Google Drive with AirCast AirCast,  a new concept application from everybody's favorite Android hacker and developer Koushik Dutta, will let you play any videos from your Gallery, Dropbox and Google Drive on your Chromecast equipped...

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