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

How To Put Your Photos on Your TV with Chromecast

Google had promised us it was coming, and how its here: Chromecast has been updated with a new Backdrop feature that lets you display your own photos when you're not busy streaming something. You can also display popular photos from elsewhere, and news and weather snippets. Here's how to get the new feature set up. » 10/13/14 1:19pm 10/13/14 1:19pm

Chromecast's New Slingbox App Puts Your Entire TV Lineup in Your Pocket

What if you could bring your entire TV to a friend's house, all your channels and DVR programs intact? That's more or less what the Slingbox app for Chromecast lets you do today. With a Slingbox hooked up to your home theater plus the SlingPlayer app for iOS and Android devices you could already take your content on… » 9/17/14 3:45pm 9/17/14 3:45pm

Bingewatching Netflix on Your Chromecast Just Got Even Easier

Bingewatching good shows is now a beloved American pastime, and Chromecast is a fantastic enabler. Now Netflix is decreasing the minimal effort needed to just keep streaming; that "Post-Play " option that automatically starts the next episode will be rolled out for iOS and Android users navigating their queue from… » 9/09/14 12:39pm 9/09/14 12:39pm