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Photowall for Chromecast puts your memories on the big screen

Photowall for Chromecast puts your memories on the big screen

Google has today pulled the wraps off its latest Chrome experiment, Photowall, that takes your pictures and puts them on the biggest screen in the house. Using an iOS app, Android app or the Chrome browser, you and your friends and family can send photos through Chromecast to the TV in real time...
Google Chromecast to allow casting without being on same WiFi network

Google Chromecast to allow casting without being on same WiFi network

Google today introduced at Google I/O an impressive new feature coming to Chromecast in the future, where you'll be able to cast content without having to worry about being on the same WiFi network. It's all done through the cloud but allows you all the same functionality as if you were connected...
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BBC iPlayer ready to go with Chromecast, no update required

A quick heads up for Brits picking up a new Google Chromecast; the BBC iPlayer app you already have is all set and ready to go. It looks like the BBC built Chromecast support into an earlier update of the app – the same applies on Android, too – so once you have the dongle connected to your TV...

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BBC Sports iPhone and iPad app adds Chromecast support and more

The BBC Sports app for the iPhone and iPad has been updated today with a few new features, most notably a way for the app to connect to a Chromecast HDMI dongle for the first time so that live and on-demand video from the app can be streamed from a smartphone or tablet to a big screen television...
Chrome for iOS now supports browser-based Chromecasting

Chrome for iOS now supports browser-based Chromecasting

Chrome for iPhone and iPad is getting a small update today that allows supporting mobile sites to beam the site to the big screen over Chromecast. This may be redundant if you've got an Apple TV and AirPlay mirroring on the go, but options are always nice. Finding Chromecast-enabled sites are...
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Chromecast 'Backdrop' lets you customize slideshow content for your TV

Google is dramatically expanding the capabilities of the Chromecast, and part of that expansion is a new feature called "Backdrop" that shows beautiful imagery on your TV when it is not actively casting content. Starting this summer with an update of the Chromecast app, you'll be able to open the...
Google Chromecast to allow casting without being on same WiFi network

Google Chromecast to allow casting without being on same WiFi network

Google today introduced at Google I/O an impressive new feature coming to Chromecast in the future, where you'll be able to cast content without having to worry about being on the same WiFi network. It's all done through the cloud but allows you all the same functionality as if you were connected...
Apple TV v Fire TV

Apple TV v Chromecast v Roku v Fire TV: Which would you choose?

Apple TV v Chromecast v Roku v Fire TV. Which would you choose? We're lucky to be blessed with so many good options when it comes to streaming online media. The space recently got a little more crowded with Amazon introducing its first effort, the Fire TV. And, while we're naturally fans of the...
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Apple TV vs. Fire TV: Can Amazon's new contender knock the champ out of the ring?

Amazon's Fire TV set top box is set to go toe to toe with Apple TV. Can it dethrone the current champion? The set top box market is heating up. In the U.S. it's been a two-horse race between the Apple TV and Roku's boxes. Things began to change after Google introduced its Chromecast device last...
Photowall for Chromecast puts your memories on the big screen

Photowall for Chromecast puts your memories on the big screen

Google has today pulled the wraps off its latest Chrome experiment, Photowall, that takes your pictures and puts them on the biggest screen in the house. Using an iOS app, Android app or the Chrome browser, you and your friends and family can send photos through Chromecast to the TV in real time...
BBC iPlayer

The BBC comes clean on why there's no iPlayer for Apple TV

British Apple TV owners have been longing for the BBC iPlayer on our favorite black box pretty much forever, but now we might finally know why it hasn't happened. BBC's Chris Yanda has outlined why they went Chromecast, and not Apple TV. One of the reasons we decided to support Chromecast was...
BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer ready to go with Chromecast, no update required

A quick heads up for Brits picking up a new Google Chromecast; the BBC iPlayer app you already have is all set and ready to go. It looks like the BBC built Chromecast support into an earlier update of the app – the same applies on Android, too – so once you have the dongle connected to your TV...
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Google Chromecast now available in Canada and across Europe

After recent speculation, Google's Chromecast has finally broken free of U.S. exclusivity and is now officially available in Canada and 10 countries across Europe. Pricing is similar to that of the U.S. Chromecast costing £30 in the UK and $39 in Canada, so it's great to see we haven't been...

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