Tag Archives: Google Chromecast

<p>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.</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/android-tv-rebrand-google-tv-hint-google-home/">Google Home 2.28 corroborates that Android TV will be branded as Google TV on the new Chromecast</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

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. […]

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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 Meet tiled layout

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 […]

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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 […]

<p>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</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/amazon-fire-tv-youtube-prime-video-chromecast/">[Update: Rolling out] YouTube is finally coming to Amazon Fire TV, Prime Video to get Chromecast support</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

[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 […]

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

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

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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

Along with the change log for the latest Google Play Services update, Google has also published the changes that went into the new Google Cast SDK update. The new update requires Google Repository revision 39, which is for version 10.0.x of Google Play Services. This brings some improvements to Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) scans, adds several improvements

Google Publishes November’s Cast SDK Release Notes

Along with the change log for the latest Google Play Services update, Google has also published the changes that went into the new Google Cast SDK update. The new update requires Google Repository revision 39, which is for version 10.0.x of Google Play Services. This brings some improvements to Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) scans, adds several improvements

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Best Apps You’ve Never Heard of: Dashboard Cast

There is a Raspberry Pi project that turns a mirror into a magic mirror that displays information, like news and weather. But what if you cannot stand to look at yourself in the mirror? Have no fear, with today’s app you’ve probably never heard of you can create a dashboard of information on your ChromeCast.

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How to Repurpose Android as a DIY ChromeCast

Over the last three days we’ve been taking an old device that is laying around collecting dust and repurposing it in a useful way. Today we show you how to make your own ChromeCast or Android TV device. This is accomplished using the apps Unwind Launcher and Tablet Remote. Check out this video to learn