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Google Nest Audio and Chromecast with Google TV retail leaks reveal even more details before next week’s launch

Google recently started sending out media invites for its upcoming Pixel 5 launch event. In the invite, the company revealed that it would showcase the Pixel 4a 5G and the Pixel 5 at the event, along with a new Chromecast device and a smart speaker. While the company is yet to unveil any details about...

Google Home 2.28 corroborates that Android TV will be branded as Google TV on the new Chromecast

Google started rolling out version 2.28 of the Google Home app today. New strings within the APK strongly suggest that Android TV will be rebranded as Google TV, at least on Google's upcoming Chromecast dongle.The new strings, which are embedded below, reference "Google TV" in the description and "atv" (Android TV) in the titles. We...

Google Meet adds Chromecast support for video conferencing on larger screens

With the COVID-19 pandemic still a concern in many parts of the world, working from home has become the norm for many students and professionals. While most people rely solely on their phone or PC screen to video chat, Google wants to elevate the experience by adding a larger TV screen to the mix. Google...

Google may revamp the Chromecast Ultra with Android TV and a dedicated remote

The Google Chromecast is undoubtedly one of Google's most successful hardware ventures. These little dongles have become incredibly popular thanks to their affordable price tags and ease of use. Google has revamped the little dongle a few times over the years, and the company currently offers two different models: A cheaper dongle and an Ultra...

[Update: Rolling out] YouTube is finally coming to Amazon Fire TV, Prime Video to get Chromecast support

For a long time now, trying to use Google and Amazon services on their respective platforms has been a frustrating experience. Amazon's Prime Video apps have never supported the Chromecast, and for a long time, you couldn't buy Chromecast devices from Amazon.com. Google removed YouTube from the Amazon Echo Show and Fire TV back in...

New Firefox extension “fx_cast” lets you Chromecast videos from Netflix, YouTube, and more

For all the functionality that Google Chromecast brings to the table, casting content from browsers other than Google Chrome isn't one of them. Google officially supports streaming content from Chrome's browser tabs to Chromecast, and even makes it dead simple to do so. All you have to do is click the 3-dot Chrome Menu icon...

Amazon finally starts selling Google Chromecasts again

There's a conflict of interest when companies end up spreading too wide. Amazon started off as an online bookstore but then shifted to selling many other things. This shift continued to expand as they became an entire marketplace for over 480 million products. However, they began to get into the product business themselves which, in...

Chromecasts can now be added to speaker groups in the Google Home app

If you own a lot of Google Cast-compatible devices, speaker groups is a handy feature. It allows you to combine devices into a group so you can cast to all of them simultaneously. The result is perfectly synchronized audio, which is great if you have a bunch of devices spread throughout your house. One thing that...

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...

Google Smart TV Kit will bundle a Google Home Mini and Chromecast

Google appears to have something in store for their home entertainment suite of devices as we can see in yet another leak ahead of their scheduled press event on October 9th. The Chromecast is getting a redesign that will be released to the masses soon, and now it appears the company intends to also include...

3rd generation Google Chromecast shows up with refreshed design

Android TVs are becoming increasingly popular, with the likes of Xiaomi launching a 4K HDR Android TV recently. OnePlus has also signaled its intent to launch a 4K Android TV in 2019. However, as of now, Android TV is still not ubiquitous as older televisions are still a majority. Google found the solution to this...

Google’s updated Chromecast with Bluetooth also has better 5GHz Wi-Fi

The Chromecast has undoubtedly been Google's biggest hardware success. For $35-70 you get a cute little dongle that plugs into the back of your TV and turns it into a Smart TV. The only remote you need is a smartphone. It's a simple concept executed very well, and now almost every home has one. A...