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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…
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‘Big Delta’ 3D prints entire homes, Chromecast 2.0: DT Daily 1:16

The 40-foot tall "Big Delta" 3D can print out an entire small home, Google gets ready to update their Chromecast dongle.
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Study: Apple TV falls to 4th place behind Roku, Google and Amazon

Likely attributed to a significantly more competitive marketplace for streaming set-top boxes, the Apple TV has slipped to fourth place behind devices like the Roku 3, Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV.
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HBO Now arrives on Chromecast along with Travel Channel, Food Network and others

We've known since May that HBO Now would be coming to Google's Chromecast, but now the day is finally upon us. The little stick that could is now playing the Travel Channel, Food Network, and Pokemon TV as well.
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Google celebrates Chromecast’s 2nd birthday with free movie rentals

A free movie rental from Google Play is one of the promotional offers you can pick up as Google celebrates another birthday for its dinky streaming dongle — here's how you can claim yours.
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Google’s Chromecast dongle gets a dongle of its own in its new Ethernet adapter

Google's Chromecast is a great little device, but it's kind of limited if your Wi-Fi isn't solid. The good news is a new accessory adds wired Ethernet support. The bad news? It's sold out already.