Tag Archive: Chromecast

Buy a Google Home, get a Chromecast or Chromecast Audio for free

Get a Chromecast for free when you pick up a Google Home.

Google is rolling out a new promotion for the Google Home that includes a free Chromecast or Chromecast Audio with every purchase, a $ 35 value. To avail the deal, you’ll have to add either the Chromecast or ChromeCast Audio to your cart along with the Google Home, after which the discount will be applied automatically .

The deal is available at Best Buy  [Read More…]

You can get $15 off Google Home if you pair it with a Chromecast purchase

Didn’t manage to take advantage of any of the sweet Valentine Day’s deals? Not to worry. Google has something for you, if you have some money to spend. Until February 25, customers who are picking up a Google Home connected speaker will be able to save $ 15 if they pair the device with a Chromecast, […]

Pick up a Chromecast Ultra for $10 off at select retailers right now

If you’ve had your eyes on the Chromecast Ultra but have been waiting for it to drop in price a bit, you won’t want to miss out on this. Right now select retailers are offering $ 10 off the streaming media player, dropping the price down to just $ 59. With the Chromecast Ultra you can stream Netflix, YouTube and other media in 4K on a compatible TV set, something that previous generations were not able to do. If your  [Read More…]

How to set up and use Chromecast Audio groups

Put your music where you want to hear it by setting up Chromecast Audio groups.

One of the coolest features of Chromecast Audio and the Google Home app is the grouping setting. If you have multiple Chromecast Audio or Google Cast-ready speakers, you can set things up so that you can cast audio to specific devices while others stay silent. For me, this reason alone makes the Chromecast Audio the best solution for a complete home audio  [Read More…]

Brag about your Chromecast Ultra with this 4K YouTube playlist

You don’t have to look any further than YouTube for some great 4K.

The Chromecast Ultra can handle 4K streaming like a champ, and if you have a 4K TV you’ll be looking to get as much 4K content as possible. The problem is most of what you’ll find today is still 1080p. The @Chromecast account has your back, though, pointing out that there’s a great 4K-only YouTube playlist available that’ll show off your great Chromecast Ultra and 4K  [Read More…]

These are the Yule Log videos to put on your Chromecast this Christmas!

Yule needs a Yule Log, does it not?

There have been Yule Log DVDs around for as long as there have been DVD players, but let’s face it, these all suck. That’s a DVD you have to store all year long that always has the same boring music and the same low quality video year after year. We can do better! We have the technology! With a Chromecast in your big-screen, skip the boring old DVDs and  [Read More…]

Chromecast Ultra vs. Xiaomi Mi Box: Which should you buy?

If you want to spend $ 70 on a Google Cast device, you’ll be looking at the Chromecast Ultra and the Xiaomi Mi Box.

Google’s new Chromecast Ultra brings a lot to the table — not the least of which being 4K HDR streaming — but it is also unfortunately double the price of its predecessor. At $ 70 the Chromecast Ultra is now closer to the price of full-on Android TV boxes — including the  [Read More…]

Make your Chromecast even more powerful with these few steps – Right from your phone!

Google has completely changed the game with the Chromecast. Gone are the days where you’d need to download a file on your computer, connect an HDMI cable from your TV to your computer, hit play, and hope everything works correctly. Now, we have the Chromecast which makes life infinitely easier, if you know how to

Turn any song into a yule log with Google Play Music’s Chromecast Fireplace Visualizer

Chromecasts roasting with an open fire… Android nipping at your nose…

It’s winter. It’s Christmas. It’s cold. We all just want to curl up by the fire, roast a few marshmallows, and pass out listening to good music. Well, the Google Play Music Chromecast Fireplace Visualizer can’t roast the marshmallows, but we have broilers for that. Want to get these lovely flames on your Chromecast? Here’s how it’s done.

Open Google Play Music on a  [Read More…]

Chromecast buyer’s guide

Chromecasts are cheap enough to get them all, but we can guide you to make sure you get the one you need.

Streaming media isn’t a new idea. Internet radio and video sharing sites have been around for over a decade, and smartphones might not have become as popular (some say necessary) as they are today had Apple and Google not worked together in 2007 to bring H.264 YouTube streaming to the first iPhone. We want  [Read More…]