chromecast

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  1. nicotoutouille

    Question Looking for a wireless solution for casting with MSI VR One + HTC Vive

    Hi ! Here's the problem, It's working perfectly well on my TV (with the chromecast) when my setup's monitor is still plug-ing to the backpack PC. When I remove the monitor from the PC to enter in a full mode of wireless free VR experience the visual freeze on the TV. Only the audio is working...
  2. ddk0014

    Question Soundbar, TV box and Chromecast Issue

    Hi ppl. I am trying to connect my Soundbar to work with Android TV box and Chromecast I have currently plugged in Android TV box and Chromecast via HDMI to TV (not HDMI ARC, TV doesn't have ARC or optical inputs/outputs) but unsure how to connect Soundbar Only option I could think of is to use...
  3. K

    Question Help needed getting chrome cast to work through AV receiver.

    Seriously need help to configure this set up! I have a Humax HDR -75 10T set top box Pioneer VSX -534 AV Receiver Samsung LA40 M81BD TV Chrome cast. Currently have set up with HDMI cables running from one of two HDMI IN on TV to HDMI OUT on AV receiver HDMI IN on AV to only HDMI Port on STB...
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    Question Chromecast 5.1

    Hi. I'd really appreciate some advise, please. I'm running a Samsung Series 4 television, Yamaha 2200 sounbar with a new Chromecast plugged directly into the sound bar. Picture and sound from Netflix are fine.....but.....whilst Netflix states the programs is broadcasted in 5.1 the sounbar...
  5. T

    How to get an AV Receiver play music through Chromecast while TV is off.

    I'm in a dead end and I need some help. I have the Yamaha HTR-2067 AV Receiver, 2nd Gen Chromecast and a DumbTV. My setup is: DumbTV -> Audio out through SPDIF to AV Receiver (for Local Television) 2nd Gen Chromecast (port 1) and Steam Link (port 2) -> Separate HDMIs to AV Receiver -> HDMI to...
  6. C

    casting netflix and watch on another

    2 devices. want to cast Netflix show to tv from one and watch another Netflix show on the other device. possible? how? we are casting a show to the tv and when the little one took her ipad to watch her Netflix show it took over the show we were watching on the tv from our device. <moderator...
  7. S

    chromecast to a laptopr

    Is it possible to use Google Chromecast to cast from my mobile/tablet to my laptop and then project the casted image through a VGA projector.
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    How To Set Up Google Chromecast

    In order to set up the Chromecast, Google offers very little in the way of instructions. Here's our detailed guide. How To Set Up Google Chromecast : Read more
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    Upscaling Quality On New Samsung HDTV

    I have a TiVo DVR through my local cable company but the quality between it and my chromecast is quite noticeable to me. I'm not surprised because they're using an off brand that doesn't upscale as well I'm sure. However, the tv itself doesn't upscale as well as chromecast either... is there...
  10. BlueFireZ

    How to fix "Can't play a sideloaded song remotely" when streaming music to Chromecast (Audio)

    If you haven't figured out already, its basically saying you can't play the songs in your local files that you didn't buy from the Google store. Follow these simple steps to fix the problem. 1. Connect your phone to your computer 2. Cut and paste all your songs from your phone to your...
  11. T

    Hardware requirements for multiple chromecast from local HDD?

    I'm looking at setting up a mini-pc as an HTPC running KODI on Ubuntu and using Chromecast as a DMA in a couple other rooms. I was wondering how powerful the mini-pc would need to be to handle that. I found this article that says full res HD takes 48Mbps and an external USB 2.0 drive has a...
  12. A

    Cast from Google Chrome to your TV

    Google’s Chromecast, a dongle that plugs into your TV and allows you to stream content from your computer and mobile device, is a way to bring online video to the big screens in your house. But if you’ve just bought a Chromecast dongle and are confused about how to cast from your computer to...
  13. tomsguideUS

    How to Root Google Chromecast

    Google Chromecast has been a popular device since its release. It does it's job well and it is very reasonably priced. What you don't get, though, is root access. So, if you want to root your Google Chromecast, just read this tutorial and then do it as carefully as possible. Here’s how to root...
  14. CherlynnLow

    Microsoft's Chromecast Rival Costs $60

    Microsoft's Wireless Display Adapter uses Miracast technology to stream your smartphone, tablet or laptop's display to the big screen. Microsoft's Chromecast Rival Costs $60 : Read more
  15. CherlynnLow

    MobiTV's Streaming Stick Takes on Chromecast

    With support for live TV and network DVR, the MobiTV Connect HDMI dongle could take down Google's Chromecast MobiTV's Streaming Stick Takes on Chromecast : Read more
  16. Pendaz

    PC Media to chromecast

    I've recent aquired a chromecast from a friend (he had 2 and gave me one :)) i have a lot of movies/tv shows on my computer and would like an easy way to stream this to my TV So far i've tried two media servers: Plex Media Server and Serviio. With both of these i can stream via DLNA apps on...
  17. G

    Popcorn Time Brings Chromecast Support To Its Buttery Goodness

    Despite the original developers abandoning the project in March, new group Time4popcorn is continuing work on the Popcorn Time app now with support for Google's Chromecast. Popcorn Time Brings Chromecast Support To Its Buttery Goodness : Read more
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    Google Chromecast to Add Search, Cloud Sharing

    At Google I/O 2014, the search giant detailed new Chromecast features like improved search, media streaming without Wi-Fi, Backdrop and screen mirroring. Google Chromecast to Add Search, Cloud Sharing : Read more
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    How to Change Your Wi-Fi Network on Chromecast

    Change Wi-Fi networks for your Chromecast with this step-by-step guide. How to Change Your Wi-Fi Network on Chromecast : Read more
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    Chromecast Adds 10 More Internet TV Apps

    The inexpensive Chromecast Internet-TV gadget gets VEVO, Songza, Revision 3 and seven other apps to its lineup. Chromecast Adds 10 More Internet TV Apps : Read more
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    How To Set Up Google Chromecast (Archive)

    In order to set up the Chromecast, Google offers very little in the way of instructions. Here's our detailed guide. How To Set Up Google Chromecast : Read more