Oct 21st - Confirmed: Google is, in fact, working on a Chromecast V2 as well as an API for developers to tap into Backdrops (their newest feature which displays feeds onscreen).
Oct 17th - You may come across news today that a new Chromecast model has found its way to the FCC, but that isn't cause to put yours up on Craigslist or eBay in preparation for a new one.
Oct 8th - It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a good Chromecast update, but today, one of the most long requested features is finally being addressed. New for Android and iOS are backdrops, custom backgrounds the user can configure to display everything from custom wallpapers, to news and weather. Setup is a breeze and gives users a robust […]
Oct 2nd - If you jump into your Play Store app today, you might notice a small change to the Categories section (located under Apps > Categories tab). What was once the “Chromecast” category has now quietly been renamed to simply “Google Cast.” With Android TV gearing up for a launch soon, it makes perfect sense too. The […]
Sep 25th - Chromecast is already an incredibly cheap accessory that helps you watch content from your mobile phone or tablet on the big screen, and today you can have it for about as cheap as you're ever going to find it.
Aug 12th - A sweet new update is headed to Google+ today that will allow you to cast your feed of photos, video and more from the folks in your circles right to your Chromecast-equipped TV.
Jul 24th - It's been a year since the launch of Chromecast, and Google is celebrating its birthday with a new offer for folks yearning to try out Google Play Music.
Jul 21st - If someone has the time, and a Raspberry Pi, a Chromecast exploit could allow them to hack into your dongle and stream whatever obscene media they like.
Jul 14th - Popcorn Time -- the service that lets you watch torrented moves on the fly -- has received an upgraded Android beta app that now includes Chromecast support!
Jul 9th - The latest update to Android’s Chromecast app will begin to introduce some of the new features unveiled at this year’s Google I/O. Specifically, with the 1.7 update Android smartphone and tablet users will have the ability to mirror their screens via Chromecast.
Jun 25th - Chromecast got a bit of stage time at Google IO 2014 today, and Google had a lot of interesting new features to show off.
Jun 3rd - Chromecast users have a few new apps to sink their teeth into starting today. This update is more for sports fans than anyone else, though folks who like to share photos on the big screen and watch anime will find nice functionality, as well.
Apr 24th - The growing number of apps to support Chromecast gets even bigger with a major addition today. PlayOn has announced an upgrade to their Android app that will allow you to beam content from over 100 different "channels" to the little $35 media streaming dongle.
Apr 17th - The Major League Baseball season is in full swing (see what I did there?), and there's no good reason you shouldn't be able to get all the content you need beamed to your TV in a cheap and inexpensive way. The latest update finally brings Chromecast support.