Google Chromecast Ultra Leak

Leaked image gives us our first look at Google’s 4K Chromecast Ultra

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Leaked image gives us our first look at Google’s 4K Chromecast Ultra

Next Tuesday, Google is going to hold a massive launch event in San Francisco, where it is expected to debut two Android smartphones (Pixel and Pixel XL), the AI-powered Google Home personal assistant, the Google Wifi router, a Daydream VR headset and a 4K-capable streaming media player called the Chromecast Ultra.

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How to Join Chromecast Preview Program

How to get new Chromecast features early

By on September 19, 2016 at 9:00 PM.

How to get new Chromecast features early

Ever since it launched in 2013, Google’s Chromecast has been one of the best possible accessories for any TV owner. Last week, it got even better with the introduction of the Chromecast Preview Program, which Google describes as “a user opt-in channel that updates your Chromecast device with the latest version of Chromecast’s firmware before it is made broadly available.”

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Google Chrome Chromecast Cast

Finally: Google’s Chrome browser integrates Cast feature

By on July 5, 2016 at 9:35 PM.

Finally: Google’s Chrome browser integrates Cast feature

Google Chromecast and Google Chrome are two popular Google products that work well together. But in order to cast content from your browser to a TV connected to a Chromecast, you still need a browser extension to handle the functionality. If that seems strange to you, given that Google controls both the software and the hardware, don’t worry: Google is working to fix it. More →

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Google Home Specs

Google Home is little more than a ‘dressed-up version of Chromecast’

By on May 31, 2016 at 5:50 PM.

Google Home is little more than a ‘dressed-up version of Chromecast’

One of the biggest reveals to come out of Google I/O two weeks ago was Google Home, a voice-activated virtual assistant meant to rival the likes of Amazon’s Echo. The device was met with a great deal of fanfare, but a new report from The Information might be enough to put a little damper on the excitement.

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Google Chromecast Deal YouTube Red

Google is giving away Chromecasts to YouTube Red subscribers

By on May 30, 2016 at 10:00 PM.

Google is giving away Chromecasts to YouTube Red subscribers

YouTube Red, the ad-free offline version of Google, hasn’t been a tremendous hit since it first launched. It turns out that if you give people a choice between $10 a month or watching ads, they’ll sit through four seconds of commercial ever time.

But what if Google dangles a shiny new Chromecast in front of you? Well, that changes things a little.

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Spotify Premium Free Chromecast

Spotify is giving away free Chromecasts to new Premium subscribers

By on February 17, 2016 at 7:15 PM.

Spotify is giving away free Chromecasts to new Premium subscribers

Looking for a good reason to sign up for a Spotify Premium account? How about a free Chromecast? Spotify announced this week that new subscribers will be able to pay for three months of Premium up front and receive a free Chromecast Audio. The offer is available to U.S. and U.K. subscribers through February 28th or until supplies run out. More →

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Chromecast 2 Teardown

Google may have finally fixed the one problem users had with the original Chromecast

By on October 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Google may have finally fixed the one problem users had with the original Chromecast

Google’s decision to hop into the world of streaming via its Chromecast dongle proved to be a smart move. Since its initial release in July of 2013, Google has sold over 20 million units. Just last week, Google unveiled its second-gen Chromecast, complete with faster wireless, a wider selection of apps and expanded storage. Even better, it’s still available for the low, low price of just $35.

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Amazon Apple TV Chromecast Sales Ending

Amazon is killing off sales of Apple TV, Chromecast devices at the end of the month

By on October 1, 2015 at 1:55 PM.

Amazon is killing off sales of Apple TV, Chromecast devices at the end of the month

Just days after Google announced a major update to its Chromecast line, Amazon has decided to stop selling both Google’s and Apple’s media streaming devices on its ubiquitous online marketplace. More →

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Chromecast 2 Specs Price

Chromecast 2 specs: Everything you need to know about Google’s new Chromecast

By on September 29, 2015 at 6:15 PM.

Chromecast 2 specs: Everything you need to know about Google’s new Chromecast

Google’s September 29th press event wasn’t only about hot new Nexus devices, as the company also announced a brand new Chromecast model – the second-generation Chromecast – that’s supposed to offer an even better media streaming experience than the first version. More →

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Google Announces New Chromecast

Google’s 2nd-gen Chromecast is an affordable alternative to the new Apple TV

By on September 29, 2015 at 12:53 PM.

Google’s 2nd-gen Chromecast is an affordable alternative to the new Apple TV

Although the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P stole the spotlight at Google’s event on Tuesday, fans of media streaming will be pleased to know that after selling more than 20 million units, a new Chromecast is also on the way. More →

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Nexus 5X 6P Chromecast 2 Release Date

A new Nexus fleet is coming: Here’s what Google will announce at its big Android event tomorrow

By on September 28, 2015 at 3:40 PM.

A new Nexus fleet is coming: Here’s what Google will announce at its big Android event tomorrow

Google is having a big event on Tuesday to unveil its two new Nexus phones. But unlike Apple, which plays its cards closer to the vest, Google wasn’t able to protect the secrecy of its upcoming new devices, and we already know that the giant company plans to unveil two Nexus smartphones and a new Chromecast device during the show.

Here’s what you can expect to see at Google’s presser on Tuesday. More →

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Nexus 5X 6 Chromecast Launch

New Nexus 5X announcement tipped to bring exciting Chromecast update

By on September 18, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

New Nexus 5X announcement tipped to bring exciting Chromecast update

Google is going to announce its 2015 Nexus smartphones during a special media event set for September 29th, and while the new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6 have been thoroughly detailed in a slew of interesting leaks, it looks like Google might have some surprises prepared for the keynote. More →

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Best Streaming Media Player

Cut the cord: The 5 best-selling streaming media players on Amazon

By on August 4, 2015 at 9:20 AM.

Cut the cord: The 5 best-selling streaming media players on Amazon

There’s no reason to pay for cable or satellite TV these days since there are so many other great options out there. Looking for the best of the best? We’ve rounded up the five best-selling streaming media players on Amazon, and you’d have a hard time finding better prices elsewhere. More →

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