Tag: chromecast

Watch Sainsbury’s Movies and TV via your Chromecast

You knew that Sainsbury’s offered TV and Movie content over your smartphone, didn’t you? No, I’ll admit, neither did I, but I do now. If you use Sainsbury’s Entertainment and have their app, you can now output your favourite content to your TV via Chromecast. It’ll also let …

More Google Chromecast offers

After my rather long bike ride yesterday morning I suddenly felt the need for a bit of a chill-out in the afternoon. Luckily, after a quick check on the Chomecast app on the phone, I found that yet another free movie is available. This time they’re giving away …

Fancy a free Chromecast? Simply switch your ISP

Want a Chromecast? Want a free one? Have a gander at this broadband offer from an outfit called Fuel Broadband. Instead of getting sucked into a provider who wants to offer mobile calls, phone calls, broadband and a TV package, they’re binning the add-ons and launching a £2 …

Crank up your Chromecast and get a movie for free

Back in the year 2000, when I was born (shut it) Captain Picard starred in a film with Wolverine and Halle Berry, who wasn’t Catwoman at the time. Anyhow, the film is called X-Men (the original one) and you can get it for absolutely nothing if you’ve got …

Black Friday – Chromecast for £18 on Amazon too

Last night we mentioned that Tesco had reduced the price of the Chromecast to £18. Actually it seems like they’re not the only ones, and if you’re unable to reach their website you can instead click over to Amazon, where it’s retailing for the same price as part …

Black Friday – Chromecast down to just £18

OK, here we go. Ready for the insanity? Black Friday, as you’ll all know, marks that horrific day, just 10 years ago, when the Coolsmartphone server went off-line for a day. People went mental, they put their phones down and went into stores, trying to find phones and …

Google Nexus Player announced

Along with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 announced yesterday, Google also told us about a brand new device called the Nexus Player. The Nexus Player is an Android TV device that has a 1.8GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor at its heart, has onboard wi-fi and connects to …

Chromecast app updated, now add your own backdrops

If you went ahead and bought a Chromecast then you’ll probably be familiar with the rather beautiful images that appear if nothing is actually being “cast” to the screen. It’s all very lovely, but they’re not your images are they? Now you can correct that with the latest …

Chromecast Support comes to NOW TV on Android and iOS

NOW TV, the IP based online video streaming service from Sky, has just issued a major update to it’s mobile App on iOS and Android, which includes Chromecast Support. NOW TV represents good value for those wanting live to Sky Movies and Entertainment channels (just avoid the sports) …

Chromecast on the cheap

How do we extend this out to a full news item? I’m not too sure, but if you want that natty Google gadget that lets you watch movies and TV shows through your WiFi and HDMI port, you can now get it for just £20. That’s cheap, I …

How well does Chromecast work on the iPhone?

Google Chromecast is a cost effective way of projecting your small screen on line media from your Smartphone to your big screen TV. Developed by Google, there is a natural assumption that Chromecast has a better affinity to Android devices then with other mobile OS’s. However, the device …

Cast your Android screen using the new beta

If you’ve got one of those clever Chromecast devices and you have one of the devices mentioned below, listen up… Nexus 4 Nexus 5 Nexus 7 (2013) Nexus 10 Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy S4 (Google Play Edition) Samsung Galaxy S5 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Samsung Galaxy Note …

Get yourself a free Chromecast

Now, as is usual in our wonderful consumer society, you’re not getting the free Google TV dongle without at least buying something else first. The deal is by waiku and no, we’ve not heard of them either. They’re an online video service and, provided you buy one of …

Got yourself a Chromecast? Get £4.99 of Google Play credit

If liked the look of the Chromecast (have a nose at my overview here) and went out and bought one from your local electronics retailer (Currys / PC World in other words), then you should definitely be heading to https://cast.google.com/chromecast/offers/ to grab your free £4.99 of credit to …

Google Chromecast – First steps

Yesterday, here in the UK, Chromecast arrived. Sure, many people have purchased one via Amazon or eBay already, but this is the first time it’s “officially” been made available here in the UK. What is it? Well, you may be seeing this getting a demo in your local …

Pocket Casts for Android now supports the Chromecast

Do you listen to Podcasts? Do you wish you could listen to your podcasts on your TV? Do you own a Chromecast? Well today is your lucky day, last night ShiftyJelly the developers behind possibly the best Android Podcast app added Chromecast support. Which means I and many …

Chromecast open to all

Since the launch of Google Chromecast there’s been the promise that it would be open to all developers instead of the few it’s been since launch. Today is the day they do just that. The documentation is now open over on the Google Developers . Developers do need …

Chromecast gets loaded with new apps

Chromecast has now been available in the US for a number of months and has slowly seen more functionality added as time passes.  This slow increase has now seen a major step change as Google today revealed that 10 new apps have been made available right now. The …

Chromecast App available in the UK, is Chromecast imminent?

Google released the Chromecast in the US back in July where it has been rather well received and as such it is a point of consternation that it cannot be obtained worldwide direct from Google. That however could be about to change, at least here in the UK, …