Chromecast

Koush builds Chromecast app to share anything from your gallery

He should need no introduction at this point, but the popular Android modder and hacker Koush has been busy working on some new treats for Google's Chromecast device. It's only been available for under a week, is sold out in most places, and has some serious potential. And Koush is proving that already. Using the beta SDK he's developed an app allowing a user to cast pictures, videos and more all from their device gallery.

Chromecast support eyed by Vimeo, Redbox Instant

The Internet is ablaze with news and details about Google's new streaming video device and there isn't any indicator of things mellowing down soon. And it seems that online video streaming services are getting ready to jump into the Chromecast bandwagon with Vimeo and Redbox Instant expressing interest in supporting the device.

Dell ships thumb-sized Android PC to testers

Merely days after Google revealed its Chromecast device, Dell has started shipping test units of its own take on the "computer on a stick" concept. Named Project Ophelia, the Android-powered thumb PC is aimed to be an affordable, lightweight PC alternative, according to Pund-IT principal analyst Charles King.

Chromecast teardown reveals “ginormous” heatsink

As we often see when new gadgets come available, they get torn apart by folks on the interwebs. In this case we are referring to the Chromecast and the group that sacrificed a device was iFixit. The interesting, and perhaps somewhat unsurprising part here is that the teardown revealed very little on the inside of the plastic.

Chromecast is not the end of Google TV

Google announced the Chromecast yesterday. The Chromecast is a $35 dongle that will allow the user to wirelessly stream audio and video from their smartphone, tablet or laptop to their HDTV. This setup certainly looks like it has its advantages. One being the ease of use, but that aside, this announcement did cause some to worry about the future of another Google product -- Google TV.
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