The Google Cast Receiver while it’s not an app you would open and navigate it’s one that makes an appearance in every Android TV users life quite often. It’s the bread and butter of how casting is so smooth and “just works”. If you want to be on the cutting edge of casting then Google […]

Google Cast has slowly been making its way into more features such as speakers and Google Home. With Google Cast speakers, users can quickly start playing music on different devices in their home. Brookstone announced new speakers two weeks ago that let you connect using Bluetooth or Google Cast to stream music or other types […]

A recently developed website makes it easy to stream any media to your Chromecasts and Android TVs, as long as you have the URL. Got a new Chromecast or Android TV for Christmas? You’ll want to try it out with all kinds of videos and music. However, the media you want to play may not […]

Raumfield speaker owners good news, you’re getting quite the update! That update is Google Cast Capabilities and the free update is compatible with all current Raumfeld speakers, giving customers access to more than 100+ new music apps including Google Play Music, Spotify, Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, SoundCloud, Qobuz and Juke.* “Music is a constant […]

Google always publishes Google Cast release notes for devs every time there’s a new release. Last month there was 3 updates which is unheard of but a lot went on last month. So this month has been quiet until now. Today Google has finally updated Cast to support 4K for all devs and not just […]

So it’s about a week until people get trampled, fight for one big TV, maybe three if you’re lucky and end Thanksgiving early due to either working or participating. Companies love it, employees hate it but hey it’s life. So in the spirit we’re keeping a running list for now of all Black Friday deals […]

Looking for a list of commands the your Google Home will understand? Since the Google Home only came out a short while ago I’ve decided it’s a good idea to have an easy to access resource to remind the community what’s achievable with this size of salsa digital assistant we call Google Home. This list […]

Google is now making a big effort toward Google Home, a device that can help connect all of the devices in your home: your phone, TV, and speakers. This is something that was mentioned earlier in October, and now the update is rolling out on the Play Store. Right now the app has had a […]

Facebook really likes being the center of attention, like really badly and slowly they’re sticking their hands in anything which is fine because they’re allowed to do that and competition is good. Over the past year they’ve been feuding with YouTube in a direct and indirect way. Direct through competition for the superior video and […]

Fox Sports is the sports arm for the Fox Broadcasting Company, covering a large range of American sports. While some people watch on a TV channel, the growing population of cordcutters has enabled the creation of the mobile app Fox Sports Go. There were some hints in August that Google Cast support would be coming […]

Back in March Google Cast wasn’t Google Cast it was the Chromecast app. Well looks like that was a short title run and a new champion I mean app name has been crowned and it goes by the name of Google Home. Google is pushing Home pretty hard as the center of your house hold […]

In a recent Variety exclusive Google revealed key details of this plan during a closed-door meeting with industry insiders about a month after publicly unveiling Google Home at Google I/O. The meeting was only between about 50 people and was at Google HQ in Mountain View. After working with vendors/OEMs on cast enabled products Google Home […]

In the last week, Google has released a beta version of the Chromecast OS. With this update, they removed all Chrome branding within the OS. This might have something to do with the event that Google is hosting next week. According to Android Police the boot image on the new Chromecast OS has the Google logo instead […]

Do you need some speakers so keep you company while you’re cooking? You should check out the new the BeoVision 1 and 2. Earlier we covered the very very pricey Horizon that also was announced at IFA2016 but I don’t think many are going to pick it up so back to the speakers. The BeoVision Sound 1 […]

Google Chrome, the web browser, has recently added built-in support for Google Cast. This enables the browser to easily cast a video or the screen without the overhead of additional software. Now another feature has come to the web browser aimed at Chromecasts. It is the “Manage Cast Devices” feature, which is now available for […]

Today Vizio has announced a new selection of home speakers with integrated Google Cast, the SmartCast Crave 360 and the SmartCast Crave Pro. These new speakers are designed as potential competition to Sonos (and others) but really just Sonos, offering multi-room functionality and a few more things.  The $249 SmartCast Crave 360 is a portable speaker boasting omni-directional […]

Have you ever opened up the Google Cast menu and been confused by the names? If you have two Nexus Players, they may both identify with that name, leading to uncertainty about where your video will be casted. It may make more sense to rename one or both devices so you have a more contextual […]

Google Cast has come a long way since it was first revealed a little more than 3 (2 as an extension) years ago. From being a low price stick of magic for the big services like Netflix, Plex, Hulu and HBO it’s grown a lot. Since then the following has been launched new Cast devices like […]

Right now users can use Google Chrome with the Google Cast extension to get a video from a website onto their TV. It may be a bit too specific, requiring a specific browser and additional software to be installed. This makes the casting ability less desirable to content providers, for whom this feature will only […]

With most music services today, users are streaming mp3 files. These are compressed audio files which are optimal for streaming because of their smaller file size, but there are a group of individuals who may prefer higher quality audio files. The music service Tidal differentiates itself by streaming high-fidelity, lossless audio. You can stream audio […]

Subscribers to the Google Fiber TV and Internet service in the U.S. will soon be able to connect their smartphones and tablets to their TV boxes with Google Cast support just like Chromecast and all Android TVs.   As seen in the above gif it’s that simple to push from your device to the big […]

Vizio may have done it first back in March but now it’s got competition from Philips. Philips just announced four new sets as part of the 6000 series Google Cast Ultra HDTV. The prices of the new TVs are in competition with the recently released RCA Android TV showings. The 6000 series TVs are available in four sizes: 43 […]