The Morning After: Google’s cheaper $30 Chromecast with Google TV

Google has unveiled another streaming dongle. The Chromecast with Google TV (HD) device manages to offer a lot of the features from the $ 50 4K model at a significantly cheaper $ 30 price. Unlike the older $ 35 Chromecast, it comes with a remote control that eliminates the need for a smartphone, though you […]

Chromecast and Google Homes reportedly overloading home Wi-Fi

Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Users on the Google help forums and Reddit are reporting that Google Home and Google Chromecast devices are causing issues with their Wi-Fi networks. Users say hooking up these Google hardware products leads to an unstable Wi-Fi network or a network […]

Amazon Music app for Android quietly gets Chromecast support

(credit: Sam Machkovech) The Amazon Music app has been around for years and has supported connecting to a number of external devices for music playback. But Google’s Chromecast wasn’t one of them until now. Amazon has quietly updated the Amazon Music app for Android to include Chromecast support, allowing Android users to shoot music from […]

Daydream’s Chromecast support leaves Oculus VR in the dust

Earlier this year Oculus announced support for Chromecast around the same time Google’s Daydream revealed it too would be adding the feature. In case you are unfamiliar, Chromecast is a feature from Google included in many recent televisions that makes it easy to broadcast to the TV from phones, apps and computers. If your TV doesn’t have […]

Onkyo adds Chromecast support to tons of its AV gear with a firmware update

Google’s Chomecast is making its way to a whole bunch of new devices today as Onkyo releases a firmware update adding support to AV receivers and speakers under its various brands. That includes Onkyo’s own branded gear, along with Integra and Pioneer, which are owned by Onkyo and also have products included in the update. […]

SoundCloud brings Chromecast streaming to iOS

With a new subscription tier and a fresh bank loan, SoundCloud is moving right ahead with business as usual. Today’s update brings a sorely missed compatibility so you can now play your SoundCloud mixes through a Google Chromecast from an iOS device. SoundCloud was already compatible with Sonos devices, and Android folks had Chromecast integration […]

What is a Kodi box – How to download Kodi on Fire TV, Chromecast and is it legal?

GETTY What is a Kodi box, and is downloading Kodi illegal? Kodi is an open-source media player that’s available to install on a range of devices. The software was previously known as XBMC, or Xbox Media Centre, since that was the only hardware is was designed to run on. But that has changed over the […]