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Spotify for the desktop can finally initiate casting to Google Cast devices

Spotify isn't a perfect music streaming service, but it is easily one of the best options out there. One of the features that makes Spotify so great is "Spotify Connect." It allows you to open the app on any device and control the music wherever it's playing. Google Cast devices are included in Connect, but...

Google Home Hub Smart Display and refreshed Google Chromecast are official: Here’s what you need to know

Google is in a race with Amazon: A race to see which company will be the first to take over your home. At one end, you have Amazon Alexa and all the Alexa-enabled products. On the other end, you have Google Assistant and all the Assistant-enabled products. Amazon was first to market with an Alexa-enabled...

Alexa Cast is Amazon’s answer to the Chromecast Audio, but it only works with Amazon Music

One of the many great features you get with owning a Chromecast is the ability to cast pretty much any media you want. You can stream Netflix, YouTube, Spotify - even Amazon Music - directly to it. You can use an Amazon Alexa device as an audio-based Chromecast, but there's a catch - it only...

Google Chrome will finally support casting local files

One of the handy features in Google Chrome is the ability to cast just about anything. The browser is great for casting videos, music, a specific tab, or the entire desktop. However, there's one thing you can't cast from within Chrome: local files. François Beaufort has once again shared a new feature of Chrome on...

Future Android version may support turning off the display while screen casting to save battery

The ability to cast a phone's screen to other devices like the Google Chromecast is an often understated feature. It can allow for a number of different types of content to be projected onto your TV screen. You can stream games, show off photos in your gallery, and a whole lot more. It's even possible...

Google Cast Notifications are Broken for Apps Targeting Android Oreo, Google Promises a Fix

Google Cast is the service that Android uses to stream to a Chromecast. It allows you to put what's on your phone on a bigger and better screen so that everyone can see. When streaming to a Chromecast, a notification will pop up allowing you to control many aspects of media playback, such as track...

Google is Reportedly Rebranding “Google Cast” to “Chromecast Built-in”

In what is said to be the result of the company's newly formed hardware division, it's being reported that Google is currently in the process of phasing out the Google Cast brand. This comes as a surprise since they recently started pushing this name once 3rd-party companies started selling products with the streaming technology built...