You Can Finally Send Anything on Your Android's Screen to Chromecast

The "Cast Screen" function for Google's Chromecast dongle that we reported on during last month's Google I/O developers conference has finally made it out of the keynote and into our mobile devices. Now, anything that plays on your Android device also plays on your TV. Yes, even your porn. » 7/09/14 1:20pm 7/09/14 1:20pm

Google I/O Wishlist: What We Want (And What We'll Get)

Google's biggest day of the year is here: Google I/O! And along with fancy developer seminars with enticing names like "open-source technologies from the Hadoop ecosystem as part of your Cloud toolkit," we're also going to get some Fun Announcements. Here's what we're expecting, what we're hoping for, and what'll have… » 6/25/14 9:35am 6/25/14 9:35am

This Could Be Our First Look at Mozilla's Chromecast Competitor

Ever since Chromecast and Roku hit the market, rumor has said that Mozilla was working on a more open, tinkerer-friendly type of streaming dongle. This week, Mozilla developer Christian Heilmann tweeted a photo that sure looks like a nearly-finalized product, and GigaOM got to play with a prototype. Casting's about to… » 6/21/14 11:00am 6/21/14 11:00am

Chromecast Is Finally Going to Get the Awesome Apps It Deserves

Chromecast has always been great at what it does, but up until now it's done fairly little. Compatible apps have been just trickling in, largely because Google has been hand-picking what devs even get to play with the $35 wonderstick. No more! Google's opened up the Chromecast to developers everywhere. Finally, it… » 2/03/14 1:43pm 2/03/14 1:43pm

Netgear's HDMI Dongle Is Your Storage-Friendly Answer to Chromecast

While Google's Chromecast might seem poised become the quintessential universal streaming device, it's taking a hell of a long time to get there. So in the meantime, Netgear's new NeoMediacast dongle is picking up where Chromecast left off by offering streaming content with Micro SD storage capabilities—assuming… » 1/06/14 8:30am 1/06/14 8:30am