July 25, 2013 | Apps, Distribution, Mac, Webcast, Windows

Chromecast – Internet Video and Music in Your Living Room


Google’s new tiny digital video Internet receiver is called Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player It’s the size of a thumb drive. Just plug it into your HDMI input on your HDTV, connect it to WiFi and use your Apple or Win smartphones, tablets or laptops to show videos or music on the big screen. For now, it can play content from Google Play, YouTube, Netflix and Google Music. Pandora and others are coming soon. Chromecast automatically updates to work with a growing number of apps. The nearest competitor is Apple TV which costs $100!

Chromecast is $35 and requires no subscription! It comes with 3 free months of Netflix.

There’s No Remote

Control the playback, and volume using your device. There’s no remote to learn. It’s easy.

It looks like Google has a winner with this new product. This video shows how it works

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2 thoughts on “Chromecast – Internet Video and Music in Your Living Room

  1. Hal Post author

    Amazon is sold out, but outside sellers there have it at a higher price.

    Google just discontinued the 3 free months of Netflix offer due to the high demand.


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