Google's Chromecast beams videos from your mobile device or computer directly to your television. The Chromecast is about the size of a USB flash drive and attaches to a spare HDMI port on your TV, it supports Android and iOS on the mobile side and Windows 7 / Mac OS 10.7 and higher on the computer side.
Supported apps work well.
Chrome tab casting is very useful.
Works on multiple platforms.
Good Netflix and YouTube streaming performance.
App support limited to Netflix, YouTube, and Google Play.
Tab casting offers pixelated video for now.
No central playback controls.
By Mac|Life on October 29, 2013
It’s perfect for quickly and cheaply adding Netflix or YouTube to additional televisions or adding streaming options while on the go. It’s now up to Google to broaden its content possibilities or risk watching Chromecast go the way of Google...60
By TweakTown on September 18, 2013
In the past few years, a dilemma has arrived for many of us who enjoy much of our video entertainment from online sources such as Netflix, YouTube and Google Play. Sure, we have had things like Roku boxes, Apple TV devices, and even smart TV's that...-
By FoneArena on September 02, 2013
The Chromecast isn’t available in India and we don’t think it will be available anytime soon. Even if you do manage to get one, you may be not be able to stream content from your Android smartphone as the Chromecast app isn’t available...-
By Computer Shopper on August 20, 2013
Low-cost and convenient, this wireless HDMI dongle allows you to stream exceptional-quality HD content to your HDTV from virtually any mobile device, but currently only a handful of apps are supported....90
By HotHardware on August 09, 2013
Our time with the Google Chromecast was mostly trouble-free. The Chromecast app for Android devices installed in seconds and sending YouTube videos up to the Chromecast “just worked”. Once the Chromecast is configured, all that’s...-
By Phone Arena on August 08, 2013
At Google’s recent brunch everyone was anticipating the new Nexus 7 and Android 4.3, but Google surprised everybody with Chromecast. It arguably stole the show, and rightfully so. Nothing against Asus’s latest Nexus (it’s wonderful,...-
By TechRadar on August 07, 2013
Chromecast runs circles around Apple TV and its Airplay technology. Everything else is just filler until Google or Apple opens up their platform to the developer masses and makes their device a long-overdue living room game changer.90
By TechRadar on August 07, 2013
As it stands, Chromecast is an inexpensive, easy-to-use way of accessing a quintet of apps, most of which have content readily available on rival streaming services. Netflix and YouTube are ubiquitous, and while Google Play Music and Google Play Movies...90
By IGN on August 05, 2013
The Chromecast is by no means a perfect product - third-party app support is meager but growing, its Wi-Fi range is limited, and the design is inelegant - but at $35, it's the most versatile and cost-efficient wireless solution on the market.82
By T3 on August 02, 2013
Chromecast is a huge product for Google, and one that because of its incredibly low price, stands a real chance of becoming one of the key ways to get online video in the living room. Whatever Apple has up its sleeve in terms of TV, if Google can quickly start adding apps to Chromecast and boost its features with better music support...80