Google Cast Stories May 27, 2016

Back in March, Chromecast was renamed to Google Cast and Vizio announced the first Cast-enabled televisions. Philips just announced four new sets as part of the 6000 series Google Cast Ultra HDTV. Like recent affordable Android TV showings from RCA, these models start at $649.

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Google Cast Stories July 10, 2015

If you’re into wirelessly streaming audio to a set of speakers, your options seem endless. From AirPlay to Bluetooth to Sonos and LG, options abound in this time of less cords and greater convenience. Google recently got into the mix with its Google Cast for audio standard. However, the roll out has been slow and still isn’t available on many products. Google already has audio and video streaming capabilities with Chromecast, but that is limited to TV with its HDMI input.

A nifty little Kickstarter campaign has a plan to bring Chromecast’s wireless streaming capabilities to your speaker system with a dongle add-on. It’s an intriguing hack that seems so simple, you’d wish you would’ve thought of it… expand full story

Google Cast Stories April 20, 2015

Following up on its impressive 4K UHDTV announcement today, Sony has also provided information on its new soundbars and A/V receivers for 2015. The Tokyo-based company has spared little in the way of connectivity on these home audio products.

Sony has nailed every feature that we’d want in a soundbar or A/V receiver, head below to find out more… expand full story

A few days after VIZIO announced its new line of 4K televisions, Sony is delving into the details of its latest UHDTV products. Although price points make it clear that the latter is not attempting to compete with the former.

Sony has a number of features that standout amongst the sea of recently released 4K televisions, most notably an ultra-thin design that puts one of Apple’s flagship products to shame… expand full story

Google Cast Stories April 14, 2015

Big upgrades are coming to LG’s line of Music Flow speakers. Today, the South Korean-based manufacturer has released details on new wireless speakers and soundbars that expand its previously announced offerings while bringing new software compatibility with Google Cast and other services.

Seven new speakers will be available from LG with the expanded capability of Google’s services. Each new model fits a different need for consumers with wireless and portable speakers as well as soundbars in this round of releases. expand full story

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