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.
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 →
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 →
Google’s little Chromecast dongle is pretty awesome. The device plugs into the HDMI port on any HDTV or monitor and instantly gives users access to movies, TV shows, videos, music, photos and more that can be streamed from any Android device. Best of all, perhaps, the Chromecast is wonderfully inexpensive at just $29.99.
There are now enough digital media players on the market to confuse the average consumer, which is why companies are having to do more than ever to differentiate themselves from the competition. Earlier this month, Apple announced that the Apple TV would receive a $30 price cut, but those savings don’t hold a candle to the promotional offers Google extends to anyone who buys a Chromecast. More →
Apple might be losing its grip on this living room. That’s not to say it ever had a stranglehold over our television sets, but when the Apple TV launched, there wasn’t much else like it. Now every vendor on the planet is selling a set-top box or a dongle with the same functionality, often at a cheaper price point.
Looking for a last-minute gift that doesn’t burn a hole in your wallet? Hugely popular YouTube gadget reviewer Marques Brownlee has you covered. In his latest video on last-minute holiday tech gifts, Brownlee lists a bunch of different products and accessories that are relative steals and cost $50 or less. More →