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Sky’s NowTV adds Chromecast support

Sky's streaming service for non-subscribers, NowTV has added another viewing option: Google's Chromecast Dongle. This seems like a good match - given how the Chromecast dongle has sold like wildfire, and NowTV doesn't need a satellite dish. The press release notes that this means that customers will be able to Cast on-demand movies, as well…

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James O'MalleySky’s NowTV adds Chromecast support
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Microsoft planning its own Chromecast-style streaming dongle?

Microsoft is thought to be working on its own Chromecast-style streaming dongle for TVs - at least if a filing with America's Federal Communications Commission is to believed. The filing suggests the company is working on something that can plug into a HDMI port, is powered by USB and can stream content over wifi -…

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft planning its own Chromecast-style streaming dongle?
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Chromecast one year on: Where are all of the apps?

Google’s Chromecast streaming dongle is a year old today - so as we Cast a video of some candles being blown out, perhaps it is a good moment to ask if the device has lived up to its potential. In terms of pure sales, it is easy to call the Chromecast a success. Though it…

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Chromecast bug enables Rickrolling

Now we think Google's Chromecast streaming dongle is brilliant. So much so that we're never going to give it up, even though a clever hack has demonstrated that it is possible to hijack a Chromecast and using for Rickrolling purposes. According to Wired, hacker Dan Petro has created a handheld device, based on the Raspberry…

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Expect to see Google Chromecast Apps everywhere, soon!

Over the next few months, Google Chromecast support will be added to literally everything. Last night Google announced they were opening up the Software Development Kit (SDK) to enable anyone to integrate the clever device into their apps and websites….

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James O'MalleyExpect to see Google Chromecast Apps everywhere, soon!