“And that is a very good question, Tom. How would I make money? Well, you see, when I keyboard my online search into the Google like so many Americans online with their Internet, I can’t help but see so many young girls with their mouths open just gobbling up all the delicious capitalism our forefathers Read More...
Did you know that Buffy the Vampire Slayer was the first show to Google something? We can't even begin to imagine a world where Google wasn't a verb. The '90s might seem like they just happened yesterday, but when you go over some stats from certain TV shows and movies, you'll start to realize that you're [...]
Teen Tix Wins Mayor's Arts Award, Gets Coverage in American Theatre: We've been loving Teen Tix, which facilitates teens getting $5 tickets to all kinds of cultural institutions from smaller theaters to Pacific Northwest Ballet, since 2009 when they made our Stranger Genius short list. Show More Summary
The Google deal for Twitch.TV, rumbled around in Silicon Valley for months, is now finally cinched at around $1 billion but not officially announced, according to the tech investor site VentureBeat. If true, the deal would bring into...Show More Summary
Google's Chromecast streaming dongle is celebrating its first year on the market. It's a crowded space: Besides Chromecast, there are a bunch of other streaming devices, like Amazon's Fire TV, Apple TV, and Roku. They're all vying for...Show More Summary
It's hard to believe that it's been a year single Google's streaming dongle arrived on the backs of TVs, bringing easy streaming chops to the masses. As a proper celebration, the folks in Mountain View are thanking both current and new Chromecasters...
One year ago today, Google surprised the world by announcing Chromecast, a small dongle that makes it possible to stream YouTube, Netflix and other online media services to the TV. At the time, Chromecast was radically different from any of the other streaming devices out there — and since then, it has begun to change... Read More
Google says it has sold "millions" of its $35 TV dongle. Chromecast marks its first birthday Thursday, and to commemorate the occasion, Google released some new stats on its beloved $35 TV dongle. Read Full Story
Happy first birthday, Chromecast! Google released its $35 TV streaming dongle about one year ago, and to celebrate, the company is giving users a free, 90-day subscription to All Access Music, its unlimited streaming service that usually costs $9.99 a month. Show More Summary
Bloomberg TV compares Apple's CarPlay to Google's Android Auto.
There's good news for anyone who thinks Chromecast suffers from a severe lack of Rick Astley, although it's bad news for anyone concerned about the security of Google's TV stick. Word’s spreading about a Raspberry Pi–based gadget that can seize control of the device, making it relatively easy to Rickroll Chromecast users. Show More Summary
If you like to stream video to your TV its most likely you have some sort of set-top box, like a Roku, Apple TV or the Google Chromecast. Well one hacker has designed a remote named ‘Rickmote’ which uses a Raspberry Pi to send the internet famous Rick Astley’s song ‘Never gonna give you up’ to their TV instantly, it will... Show More Summary
One of the biggest draws of Google's Chromecast is how simple it is to set up and use. But the streaming dongle also comes with a bug that may hinder its usability — one that a security researcher has hilariously exploited in the name...Show More Summary
Beamly, the television-themed social network interaction app for Android and iOS, has just announced it will support Android TV, allowing its features to be incorporated directly on TV screens that use Google's recently announced operating system.
Google announced the ability to share your Android screen to your TV at Google I/O, and the feature has finally …
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The Rickrolling meme will never die, and if Dan Petro has his way, you may soon be able to drive down your neighborhood and rickroll every TV on the block in seconds. After finding a vulnerability in Google’s Chromecast Wifi … Read more ›
When it comes to Rickrolling TV sets, the Rickmote Wi-Fi hijacker, made for less than $100, is never gonna let you down.
Google's Chromecast website is now listing more than 400 apps and counting that are capable of casting content to the TV screen.