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Sling TV lands on Chromecast, offers free device or two free months

Google’s new Chromecast debuted last September with a new design and a brand new app, as well as a promise: Sling TV is coming. Today the device made good on that promise, adding Chromecast support for Sling TV on Android and iOS devices.
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How to watch Amazon Instant Video on Chromecast or Android TV

Amazon won't add Chromecast capability to its Instant Video app for Android, and they won't release an app for Android TV. But there's still a way to get that video on your TV, using your computer and a browser extension.
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Are you getting HD Netflix? A crazy number of devices still don’t support 1080p

You'd think by now getting Netflix in HD would be a privilege anyone with a decent Internet connection could enjoy, but you may be surprised to learn there are a whole host of devices that can't get Netflix in HD.
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The new Chromecast launched with a half-baked Apple iOS app missing key features

While Google's new Chromecast is loaded with new features and functionality, much of it appears to be currently unavailable to iOS users. Contrary to Google's press event, it appears voice search, and other features don't yet work for…
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Amazon will cease sales of Apple TV and Chromecast near the end of October

Those planning to buy an Apple TV or Chromecast will have to look somewhere besides Amazon soon. Amazon has confirmed that it will no longer sell the devices starting Oct. 29, as they don't "interact well" with Prime Video.
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Chromecast just became the TV streaming device to beat

The Chromecast was already one of the best media streaming devices, and now it's gotten a whole lot better. Google has given it a complete makeover and added new features that will likely make it one of the hottest streaming devices…
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Chromecast adds Showtime and Spotify support, with Sling TV up next

Along with new devices, Chromecast users can look forward to an increase in accessible content. Google announced at today's Nexus event that Showtime and Spotify are now supported on the device, and Sling TV, NBA, and others will be soon.

All the news from Google’s event: Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Chromecast 2, Pixel C

Google unveiled two new Nexus handsets, new Chromecast devices, and the final version of Android M. Here's all the news you missed from the event in one handy post.

Google Photos adds Chromecast support, album sharing, refined searching

At its September 29 event, Google announced the biggest update to Google Photos since its launch. Users can now easily share albums, send photos to Chromecast, and better organize and search photos using machine learning.
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Chromecast Audio could arrive Sept. 29, will Wi-Fi enable your home speakers

The tech giant is working on Chromecast Audio, a device separate from Chromecast 2, which will “Wi-Fi enable the speakers in your home.” The new device will allow users to listen to music and other audio via Wi-Fi from Android devices…