Mysterious Chromecast dongle passes through the FCC

April 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

When something hits the FCC, you know it’s close. But in rather surprising fashion, a mysterious Chromecast device was approved today. What’s just as interesting is the device’s overall appearance. This is the first we’ve heard of such a device, so Google or whomever this belongs to may have been keeping it a secret. Not a lot of information has been retrieved from the filing itself, but we can make some predictions.


Second-gen Google Chromecast return to Amazon

December 25, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Amazon and Google haven’t exactly been getting along like they used to. The two tech giants have gone separate ways, which began with Amazon’s removal of the Google Chromecast and other Google products that were on sale at Amazon.


Deal: Grab a Google Home for $99 or a second-generation Chromecast for $25

July 11, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Today is indeed Amazon Prime Day. Some Amazon products including Echo, Echo Show, Echo Look, Echo Dot, and Fire TV Stick are being offered at a discounted price. Which is perhaps the reason Google has felt the need to chime in and lower the price that buys a Google Home or Chromecast.


Deal: Google products including Google Home, Chromecast and Home Bases go on sale

February 8, 2017 Doug Demagistris

In honor of perhaps the greatest Super Bowl of all time, a handful of Google products are on sale across a several retailers. Through February 25, one can save on a Google Home speaker, interchangeable Google Home bases and Chromecast products including Chromecast Ultra and Chromecast Audio.

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Google Cast renamed as ‘Chromecast built-in’

November 23, 2016 Doug Demagistris

Google Cast was the technology hidden inside some speakers, TV’s and audio devices. It allowed users to “cast” media such as audio and/or video over-the-air to their Google Cast equipped gear. This is not to be confused with a Google Chromecast, which is a streaming dongle by Google supporting similar functionality.

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Google’s Pixel is now available, Daydream View and Chromecast Ultra go up for pre-order! (Updated)

November 1, 2016 Doug Demagistris

Today was a big day for Google. The tech giant commonly known for their software, just introduced a whole lot of hardware, most of which is “Made by Google.” Shortly after Google’s big unveiling in San Francisco, several of its products went up for pre-order. The list includes the hyped-up Pixel smartphone that everyone is talking about. Here are the details.

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