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Google Cast moves beyond the Chromecast, adds screen mirroring and more

Google is courting app developers to create new apps that can run on Chromecast and other devices that support the Google Cast protocol… including new Android TV devices set to launch later this year. The company wants to make it easier for users to find apps that work with Chromecast through Google is also […]

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Chromecast: Vudu, Crackle, Rdio add support, PlayOn begins beta testing

Google’s $35 media streaming device continues to get more useful. When the Chromecast launched in mid-2013, it allowed users to watch content from a handful of internet video sites on a TV. Now there are dozens of apps with Chromecast support, and since Google launched its official SDK the growth of Chromecast apps has accelerated. 4 […]

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Lilbits (2-03-2014): Samsung Galaxy Note Pro priced at $850

The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro is an Android tablet with a 12.2 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display, a quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, 802.11ac WiFi, and Samsung’s S Pen system for writing, drawing, or interacting with apps using a pressure-sensitive pen. It’s one of the most powerful Android tablets Samsung has […]

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PwndCast ROM teaches a Chromecast new tricks (but you probably can’t use it)

Not happy with the limitations of Google’s Chromecast device? Good news: There’s a powerful new custom ROM available for Google’s $35 media streamer which you can use to watch videos from unsupported sites, access your device via SSH or Telnet, and much more. Bad news: There’s a good chance you won’t be able to use […]

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Chromecast may support local video streaming after all… eventually

Google’s Chromecast is a $35 media streaming device designed to let you stream content from YouTube, Netflix, and other online video sites to a TV. But independent developers have been spending the past few weeks teaching the Chromecast new tricks, such as streaming videos from your Android phone’s gallery or from your PC hard drive […]