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Vizio introduces TVs and soundbars with built-in Google Cast functionality

A Chromecast is a good, cheap way to upgrade a “dumb” TV. So good, in fact, that Vizio decided to save you the hassle of buying one and just ship TVs with Google Cast functionality built right in. It’s a particularly welcome addition if your entertainment center is already packed with devices fighting for HDMI […]

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Report: Future TVs could support Google Cast (no Chromecast required)

Google’s Chromecast provides one of the cheapest, easiest ways to stream internet content to your TV. Plug the $35 adapter into the HDMI port of your TV, find content you want to watch using your phone or tablet, and hit a button to make it start playing on the TV instead of on your mobile […]

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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 […]