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 Know Your Mobile on March 01, 2014
The Chromecast is, for the money, an incredibly tempting deal for anyone with Netflix, or a love for YouTube, and the inability to watch these on their TV. It's easy to setup, even easier to use and we've found it reliable in our couple of weeks...80
By TrustedReviews on February 13, 2014
It’s a work-in-progress project, but the Google Chromecast offers simple, reliable, cheap streaming that 100 per cent in line with the trend for more mobile-centric control.80
By Stuff.tv on December 12, 2013
The Chromecast is cheap, easy to use and works well for Netflix, YouTube and now a few other niche apps, but it's not really bringing anything essential to the video streaming table just yet. If you have an Apple TV, PS3, Xbox 360, smart TV or smart...80
By technologytell.com on November 19, 2013
One morning the week it came out, I called several local Best Buys. Most had none available, except one had nine of them, from a new shipment. I went at lunch that day- two hours after the phone call- and they were all long gone. After I ordered it...-
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 makeuseof.com on October 15, 2013
Smart TVs such as the Vizio E320i-A0 smart TV can be a great addition to any room in your house. But what if you just got a shiny new not-so-smart TV or don't want to spend that much money on another one? Have no fear, because there is a much...-
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 tbreak.ae on August 21, 2013
So is the Chromecast of any use? Well at the moment the lack of supporting apps might make the Chromecast seem a bit useless, but Google have promised that more apps are on the way. YouTube streaming is by far the best thing about the Chromecast, and...78
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