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Chromecast vs. Gaming Consoles: A Comprehensive Comparison for Enthusiasts

Chromecast vs. Gaming Consoles: A Comprehensive Comparison for Enthusiasts

Are you torn between choosing a Chromecast ‍or⁣ a gaming console for your next entertainment investment? Do​ you lie ‍awake⁣ at⁣ night, haunted by the pressing question of which device will reign​ supreme in your living room kingdom? Fear not, dear ‌reader, for we have embarked on a ⁤quest⁤ to compare two technological titans in a battle of brawn, brains, and overall binge-watching ‍bliss.…

Comparing Budget Streaming Devices: Chromecast vs. the Competition

Comparing Budget Streaming Devices: Chromecast vs. the Competition

In‌ a world where​ streaming is king and remote controls are ancient ⁣relics, the battle⁤ of ⁣the budget streaming‍ devices rages ‌on. In one corner, we have the trusty Chromecast, the little dongle that could. And⁣ in the ‌opposite corner, we⁣ have ​a ⁤slew of competitors all vying for the top spot. But who ‌will come out on⁣ top‌ in ⁢this epic showdown of streaming supremacy?…

Google Chromecast with Google TV Review

Google finally released their latest Google Chromecast with Google TV. Unlike previous generation Chromecasts, this Chromecast is integrated with the Google TV GUI (graphic user interface). The Google TV GUI is used in many smart TV’s as well as Android TV boxes. It is a easy way to manage streaming subscriptions such as Netflix, Amazon Prime TV, Hulu, HBO, Youtube, Disney+, ESPN, and more.…

Google announced Pixel 3a and 3a XL at Google i/o

google pixel 3a

Overview

In a bit of a surprise to techies, Google announced their new line of Pixel phones – 3a and 3a XL at Google i/o on May 7th. On the surface, the phones have the same great features that made Pixel 3 series great. Bare Android OS, great battery life, fast charging and most importantly, the camera as well as the great software package.…

Latest Google update blocks Chromecast from using Android Hotspot

If you recently noticed that you can no longer connect your Chromecast to your Android phone’s hotspot, you are not alone. Google pushed an update (11.0.55) to Google Play Services where you can no longer connect to Android’s hotspot. A member of the Chromecast team on productforum.google.com responded. See below:

In summary, Google disabled this ability to improve the reliability of Chromecast as it was never an official functionality.…

What channel is the Super Bowl on?

Super Bowl 51 will be on the Fox channel. In order to find out your TV channel, look at the chart from Wikipedia. These are the over the air TV channels. Your cable or satellite may have a different channel so please check your digital program guide. There is probably a standard definition (480p) or high definition (1080i, 1080p, or 4K) specific TV channels.…

ifixit’s Google Home tear down reveals it is a Chromecast with speakers!

ifixit is known of its tear down walk through to reveal the internal components of popular electronic gadgets. They do this to understand hidden components, give each device a repair index scorecard, and approximate cost of parts.

Google Home was released this past week on Nov. 4th and ifixit did not waste time to get on in hand and do one of its tear down to reveal its parts and component costs.

How to stream the World Series

Gone are the days where you need to rush home to your TV screen to watch a must-see TV like the World Series. Today, you have multiple means of watching the World Series. First, you can DVR it but that isn’t exciting. With the Internet, smart phones, and social media, it is almost impossible to avoid finding out the result if you watch the game at a later time.…

#madebygoogle Launch Event Chromecast Google Home (Part 2 of 2)

Here is part two of the @madebygoogle launch event summary. Part 1 we covered Google’s new phone Pixel, Google VR headset – Daydram, and Google Wifi. In part 2, we will go into detail with Chromecast Ultra and Google Home

Chromecast Ultra

Google announced their 2nd generation Chromecast roughly a year ago. At that time, it was rumored to offer 4K Ultra HD and HDR support but were dissapointed.…