Chromecast Update Finally Delivers Full Android Screen Mirroring

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This morning, after months of hints that the feature could possibly be coming soon to Android and Chromecast users, today Google announced that Android screen mirroring to your TV is now officially supported by Google Chromecast. Last year Google surprised many while releasing and announcing its new Nexus 7 tablet, by also announcing a brand […]

Father’s Day Gifts: 10 Gadgets Dad Will Love

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Instead of ties, socks or sweaters for Father’s Day this year, consider getting Dad a gift that will really make him smile. Here’s a list of Father’s Day gifts we’d want to receive instead, including accessories for phones or tablets, a couple of tablets and even some ideas for getting dad exactly what he wants. Bluetooth […]

Google Chromecast v. Roku Streaming Stick: Which One Should I Buy?

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When Google released the Google Chromecast last year and it made a big splash and sold briskly thanks to the low price and simple, but useful functionality. Roku didn’t want to be outdone; it followed with the Roku Streaming Stick to compete with Google’s inexpensive HDMI dongle. How did Roku do? Read our Google Chromecast v. Roku Streaming Stick head-to-head to find […]

5 Accessories Every HTC One M8 Owner Should Buy

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The HTC One M8 took the successes of an already great phone, in the form of the original HTC One, and tweaked it a little to make it even better. The new dual camera, almost all metal construction and the longer battery life made it worth upgrading less than a year after I got the […]

MLB At Bat Chromecast Support Arrives: What You Need to Know

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MLB At Bat Chromecast support is finally here, with the mobile app finally being able to stream live games to Google’s streaming stick, allowing baseball fans to beam games to their televisions from their iOS or Android device. This means that you can watch your favorite team take the field on the big screen rather […]

Google’s Android TV to Join the Set Top Box Madness

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Google really wants to get TV. Just like everyone else, Google wants your eyeballs on content you view on your TV piping through its servers. Google has brought out several new revolutions from Chromecast to Google TV, which was a revolution that died before any barricades could even be erected. Now it looks to be […]

Roku Offering the Roku Streaming Stick for $50, Takes On Chromecast

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Starting in April, Roku will ship a new $50 Roku Streaming Stick that plugs into a TV’s HDMI port and will take on the Google Chromecast. The Roku Streaming Stick offers the same user-interface and channels that the current Roku Box offers taking up less space and costing about half as much as the $100 […]

5 Ways to Watch House of Cards on the Big Screen

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The 2nd season of the hit Netflix original series House of Cards hit the streaming video site on Valentines Day 2014. The service released the political thriller series with all thirteen episodes showing up at once, ready for fans of the show to binge watch it or view it leisurely via their smart phones, tablets, computers and […]

Google Chromecast App Support Poised to Explode

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Last year Google surprised many during the unveiling of the Nexus 7 tablet, by also announcing and releasing a $35 HDMI media-streaming dongle for TVs called the Chromecast. This little budget-friendly device turns TVs into smart TVs, and delivers streams of content from nearby devices, like your smartphone or tablet. The Chromecast was one of […]

Netgear NeoMediacast HDMI Dongle Takes on Google Chromecast

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The Google Chromecast is currently the only product of its kind, allowing users to beam video content from a smartphone or tablet straight to a HDTV. However, Netgear wants to get in on the action and has announced NeoMediacast HDMI dongle. However, the Chromecast lacks a ton of capabilities, including streaming local content, but Netgear’s […]

Mobile Apps That Made a Difference in 2013

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Say what you want about this mobile device versus that mobile device. There are always comparisons by the dozens. But when it comes to mobile computing it really is all about Mobile Apps and what they can or can not do for you. Fortunately, many Mobile Apps are now available across the big three platforms […]

10 Great Gadget Stocking Stuffers

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As the Christmas fast approaches, we want to offer some advice for a few gadget stocking stuffers to put on the buying list. Both tech and non-tech oriented gift recipients will enjoy pulling these out of their stocking this year. We focus on smaller items that will fit in a stocking, but also will fit in […]

10 New Apps Added to Google Chromecast

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Are you a Google Chromecaster? Sort of sounds a bit magical. But slinging digital content from a mobile device to your TV isn’t as magical as it used to be. If you own a Google Chromecast dongle and like to view content from your mobile device or from your Chrome browser then Google has just […]

5 Technologies That Inspire Thanksgiving

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As the United States pauses before the sprint towards the holidays, here’s a list of the five technologies that inspired a strong sense of thanksgiving this year. These five things stand out this year because they changed the way I work, live or play. All of these things became nearly indispensable in a first-world way. None […]

HBO Go Now Available on Chromecast

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HBO Go has officially been added to Google’s Chromecast streaming stick, making it the fifth service to be compatible, following Pandora, Hulu Plus, Netflix and YouTube. HBO Go streaming works on both iOS and Android, and users will be able to beam HBO content from their mobile devices to the Chromecast with ease. Chromecast functionality […]

Pandora Chromecast Support Available Today

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Pandora and Google have announced that the music streaming service is arriving on Chromecast today. The search giant announced during the Chromecast’s launch back in July that Pandora would be arriving on the HDMI dongle at some point in the future, and finally we’re getting that promise. The update works on both Android devices and […]

Mozilla Teases Chromecast-Like Tab Mirroring in Firefox

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Mozilla employee Mark Finkle has teased us with a photo of what he says is “tab mirroring from Firefox to Roku” using a Nexus 4. The photo pictures the Nexus 4 with the Firefox web browser open, and the television in the background is displaying the same image that’s on the smartphone. This hints to […]

Roku Wants to Match Chromecast Mobile Casting to TV Sets

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Roku CEO Anthony Wood told those on hand at Next TV Summit in San Francisco this week that his company plans to add DIAL support. DIAL is the protocol behind Google Chromecast’s ability to stream content launched on a tablet, smart phone or computer running the Chrome browser. The feature will show up soon in Roku […]

Chromecast App for iPhone and iPad Arrives

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The wildly popular $35 Google Chromecast that surprised the tech world, works with Google products, but now interfaces with the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, thanks to the new Chromecast app for iOS. The free app does only a limited number of things. It launches and looks for a Chromecast on the same network as the iPad, […]