Google's $35 Chromecast stick is a cheap and easy way to add streaming video and music to your TV, but it still isn't as fully featured as similarly priced Roku boxes.
A few key TV apps are adding support for the Chromecast TV dongle, including Showtime Anytime and Starz, as well as casual games like Wheel of Fortune and Just Dance Now.
This little dongle sends your screen from your Windows machine (and some Android devices) right to your TV.
Ready for more comparisons than you can shake a stick at? Ranging in price from $35 to $50, these three HDMI streaming sticks all offer Netflix...and diverge from there. Stick with this roundup for all the details.
The $39 device will let users stream a wide range of content, including Netflix, Prime Instant Video, and Hulu Plus.
The streaming-media dongle reaches its $100,000 funding goal in just one day. But how will it do against similar devices from Google, Roku and others?
Is the world big enough for another streaming Internet dongle? Mozilla and Matchstick sure hope so, as they announce the first Firefox OS device that's not a smartphone.
It's a refurb, but so what? You still get a one-year warranty. Adding smarts to your TV has never been cheaper.
Whether you already have a Chromecast, or you're just curious what you could do with one, these apps will help you unlock the potential of the tiny plug-in device.
Google refreshes the Chromecast dongle at its developer conference in San Francisco. Chromecast will now allow users to connect to nearby devices over the cloud instead of just via a Wi-Fi network.