Everything Google Stayed Curiously Quiet About at I/O This Year

In tech journalism, rumors are like editorial gambits. Some seem like a sure thing, some just smoke and mirrors, while others still are very real but very far off. Earlier this week, I took a good guess at what I thought might pop up at Google I/O 2015. But there were a few things that were curiously missing. » 6/01/15 9:18am Yesterday 9:18am

At $23, You Have No Excuse to Not Buy a Chromecast

Even at full price, the $35 Chromecast is one of the best deals in tech, so when it's a full 1/3 off, it'd almost be criminal not to buy it. And when you factor in the two free months of Hulu+, you're really only paying about $10 for the hardware. [Chromecast, $23] » 11/27/14 3:32am 11/27/14 3:32am

Workaround Finally Puts Amazon Instant Video on Your Chromecast

Amazon Instant Video is now available on Android, but what's still missing? Chromecast support. But you can hack it together with a handy (and barebones) app.

Primecast is a $3 app for Android that puts Amazon Instant Video on your Chromecast by scraping Amazon's backend to show you a list of your purchased and rented… » 11/07/14 9:50am 11/07/14 9:50am

How to Stream Local Video From Your Android Device to Your Chromecast

The Chromecast is cheap, useful and easy to operate, so it's no surprise that it's become Google's biggest hit yet in the world of home theater. Out of the box it's designed to stream online content directly from services such as Netflix and YouTube, but with the right utilities installed you can cast local content… » 11/05/14 1:01pm 11/05/14 1:01pm