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Google Stripping Away 'Cast' Branding To Help Users Identify The Technology More Easily

Google is bringing back the Chromecast branding to the Chromecast ecosystem. Recently, the streaming media platform has been renamed to Google Cast for improved branding purposes.

Google November 24, 2016

Google Scraps All Chrome Branding In First Chromecast Preview Firmware: This is NOT 'Beta,' Says Google

Google has released a new Chromecast firmware version into its freshly launched Chromecast Preview Program. Users, however, are reporting that the new firmware is devoid of almost all Chrome branding.

Google September 26, 2016

Vizio Unleashes 2 Google Cast Speakers: SmartCast Crave 360 At $250, Crave Pro At $300

Vizio has launched two new multi-room speakers that have Google Cast integrations. The $250 SmartCast Crave 360 and the $300 SmartCast Crave Pro are both geared for the whole-home audio system market.

Gadgets September 8, 2016

Everyone Can Now Use Google Cast Via Every Chrome Browser, Cast To Hangouts And Cast For Education

Google Cast is now built into every Chrome browser out there, and that means everyone can now make the most out of the nifty functionality and even cast to Hangouts and the Cast for Education app.

Google August 30, 2016

Android Co-Founder Rich Miner Starting Google Education Project

Google is positively interested in improving education sectors in the country, and its new academically focused arm proves just as much. This education project will be headed by Google Ventures general partner, Rich Miner, moving forward.

Google July 8, 2016

Google Cast Now Built Into Chrome Browser

Users who would like to stream content via Chromecast can soon do away with installing a separate Google Cast extension into their Chrome browser. The change will come by way of Chrome 51.

Apps/Software July 5, 2016

Google Empowers Educators With Cast For Education, Improved Forms For Quizzes And Expeditions For VR Field Trips

Google for Education is aiming for a more 'seamless' and 'immersive' learning experience than ever before. New tools for the classroom include Google Cast, quizzes in Google Forms and VR field trips through Google Expeditions.

Apps/Software June 27, 2016

Vizio Launches Sound Bars With Google Cast Technology: Prices And Options

Vizio has launched a lineup of sound bars that feature Google Cast technology. With these speakers at hand, users can now stream music over Wi-Fi and use their tablet or smartphone as a remote with the SmartCast app.

Smart Home June 8, 2016

Google Fiber TV Boxes To Turn Into Chromecasts: Here's The Deal

Google is rolling out an update that adds Cast support to Fiber TV boxes everywhere 'over the coming weeks.' Time to chuck out those Chromecasts?

Google June 2, 2016

Google Home Essentially A 'Dressed-Up Version Of Chromecast,' But It's More Than That

The voice-enabled intelligent speaker Google Home has received flak for being a revamped variant of Chromecast, as both the devices use the same Wi-Fi chip and microprocessor. However, it turns out Google Home is not merely a streaming device.

Gadgets June 1, 2016

New Vizio 4K TVs Launch: Affordable Prices And Google Cast Baked In

Vizio launched new E series and M series 4K TVs at more affordable prices and with similar features found in the earlier-released P series version. Available prices range between $470 and $1,700 (E series) and between $850 and $4,000 (M series).

Gadgets April 20, 2016

Google Rebrands Chromecast As Google Cast: Here's The Reason For The Name Change

Google has renamed the Chromecast app and it will now be called Google Cast. The rebranding highlights the company's efforts of expanding the Cast technology to a wide array of devices.

Business March 23, 2016

Vizio P-Series 4K HDTVs Have Google Cast Baked In, Boast HDR And Bundle Tablets As Remotes

Vizio launched its first-ever revised version of the P-Series 4K TVs, which will retail starting at $999. The 2016 P-Series model is built upon Google Cast and ships with a 6-inch Android tablet along with the traditional IR remote.

FUTURE TECH March 23, 2016

Native Chromecast Support Finally Coming To Google Chrome: How To Enable (Beta)

Google Cast beta testers got the chance to instantly stream content from their computers to their Chromecast TVs. Google evangelist and supporter François Beaufort showed the simple way to enable the neat new feature.

Internet January 16, 2016

Bang & Olufsen Unveil The All-In-One Wireless BeoSound 35 Speaker Sound System

Bang & Olufsen is known for its state-of-the-art sound systems - including some of the most expensive speakers on the planet - - and it looks like the company has done it yet again, this time with a complete multispeaker wireless sound system.

Audio January 6, 2016

Raumfeld Expands To Feature Google Cast And SoundCloud Support For Its Wi-Fi Speakers

Raumfeld announced its family of products will ship to the U.S. starting in February, with the addition of Google Cast and SoundCloud support.

Audio January 5, 2016

Windows 10 Build 10576 Brings Media Casting To Microsoft Edge: Will It Lure Users Away From Chrome?

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 build for Fast Ring Insiders includes a major new addition to Microsoft Edge, the web browser that Microsoft tries too hard to push down people’s throats. Will this improvement finally take a slice of Chrome’s pie in the web browsing industry?

Apps/Software October 30, 2015

Google Photos App Upgrade Includes Collaborative Editing, Chromecast Support And More

Google has just updated Google Photos and through a teardown of the application, several hinted features were uncovered, such as album collaboration and Google Cast integration. How will they help make Google Photos better?

Apps/Software September 24, 2015

LG Announces The Launch of Its First Wireless Curved Sound Bar

LG's new Wireless Curved Sound Bar is an improvement on its previous models with a more interesting design

Gadgets August 12, 2015

Does Amazon Fling Stand A Chance Against Google Cast And Apple AirPlay?

Amazon has launched a new Fling SDK to boost support for its Fire TV, which could enable the company to better compete against Google Cast and Apple AirPlay. Here's the deal.

Apps/Software July 13, 2015

Sony Unveils New Google Cast-Ready Speakers And Receivers

Sony's new HT-ST9 and HT-NT3 sound bars and STR-DN860 and STR-DN1060 audio-video receivers support Google Cast, allowing users to cast their music to the appliances from almost any kind of device.

Gadgets April 21, 2015

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