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Chromecast with Android TV will debut September 30, for as little as $50

With Google now set to announce its new products on September 30, the only questions are what the new Chromecast will be capable of, and how much it will cost.
Tags: Google, Android TV, Trends, Chromecast, Home Theater, Stadia, Chromecast Ultra, Streaming Media Devices

Vizio's first OLED 4K TV is now available for purchase with prices starting at $1,300 — here's where you can buy them

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Vizio Vizio's first OLED 4K TVs are now available at Best Buy, with prices starting at $1,299.99 for the 55-inch model.That's $200 less than the current $1,499.99 sale price of LG's 55-inch BX OLED TV.The company also recently launched its new lineup of Quantum Series 4K TVs, including the M-Series Quantum, P-Series Quantum, and P-Series Quantum X.A unique auto-rotating Dolby Atmos soundbar is set ...
Tags: Reviews, Trends, Walmart, Features, Chromecast, Smart Tvs, Lg, Oled, Vizio, Tvs, Dolby Vision, Hdr, Soundbars, Dolby Atmos, 4k TV, Steven Cohen

Google Will Announce a New Chromecast, Smart Speaker, and Pixel Phones on Sept. 30

While Apple gears up to announce of bunch of new stuff tomorrow, Google has a launch event of its own scheduled for the end of September.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Android TV, Chromecast, Pixel, Consumer Tech, Google Assistant, Smart Speakers, Pixel Phones, Google Launch Night In Event

Google’s Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, and Nest Home speaker arrive on September 30

Google announced the date of the Pixel 5 hardware event, which will take place on September 30. Google will also reveal a new Chromecast and Nest speaker.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Chromecast, Nest Home, Pixel 5

Google’s Pixel 5 hardware event arrives on September 30

Google announced the date of the Pixel 5 hardware event, which will take place on September 30. Google will also reveal a new Chromecast and Nest speaker.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Chromecast, Nest Home, Pixel 5

Google will announce a new Pixel, smart speaker and Chromecast September 30

Hardware season is in full swing. Apple’s big Watch event kicks off tomorrow and Samsung is readying itself for a third (!) Unpacked event on September 23. Now Google’s getting in on the fun. After opting to skip a virtual version of I/O earlier this year, the company has confirmed that it will be doing a big hardware reveal for members of the press at the tail end of the month. Google’s budget Pixel 4a addresses its premium predecessor’s biggest problem On September 30, the company will b...
Tags: Apple, Google, Hardware, Samsung, Tech, Chromecast, Google Pixel, Google Home, Google Home Nest Home

Bring a Chromecast on Your Next Vacation

Though you might not be traveling as often these days, there is one hot new travel accessory to bring on every trip: the Google Chromecast.Read more...
Tags: Chromecast, Streaming, Vacation, Lifehacks

The next Chromecast could debut this month with Android TV, for as little as $50

With a physical remote control and support for Google's Stadia gaming platform, it could be a Roku-killer.
Tags: Google, Android TV, Trends, Chromecast, Home Theater, Stadia, Chromecast Ultra, Streaming Media Devices

Polk's new $250 soundbar isn't as advanced as more expensive models, but it still delivers a huge improvement over most built-in TV speakers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Tyler Hayes/Business Insider The Polk Signa S3 soundbar with wireless subwoofer provides improved audio performance over most built-in TV speakers.Though the 2.1-channel soundbar can get quite loud, its physical size is small enough to fit under most displays.The S3 comes in at $250, which provides solid value for the audio performance and features you get, but the device is missing integrated digi...
Tags: Reviews, Google, TV, Audio, Trends, Tech, IR, Chromecast, Vizio, Sound Bar, Soundbars, EQ, Alexa, Dolby Atmos, Aux, Yamaha

The best Google Chromecast deals for September 2020

If you're ready to start streaming on the cheap, we've got the latest Google Chromecast deals right here.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Chromecast, Home Theater, Streaming, Chromecast Ultra, Commerce 2020

Make your Google Meet and Duo calls better—and bigger

2020 may go down as the year of the video call. It’s become an indispensable tool, one we all use more than we likely would have imagined. But meeting fatigue is probably hitting you hard in the afternoon. Using the right devices can make a big difference in making video calls more enjoyable and engaging. Here are a few new ways to use Google Meet and Duo across a series of new devices to create a better meeting experience.  Take your video calls to the big screen With Google Meet on Cast, y...
Tags: Google, Asus, Android TV, Chromecast, Meet, Google Duo, TJ Varghese, Chromecasts, Nest Hub Max You, Meet Cast Duo Android TV Nest Hub Max

How to get Disney Plus on your TV no matter what kind of TV or streaming device you have

You can watch Disney Plus on most smart TVs simply by downloading the app from your TV's app store. If you don't have a smart TV, or your smart TV doesn't offer access to the Disney Plus app, you can use a variety of streaming devices to get Disney Plus on your TV. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you have kids — or if you just really love Disney movies — Disney Plus is probably a no-brainer option for you as far as streaming subscriptions go. But once you'...
Tags: Google Chrome, Disney, Samsung, Trends, Chromecast, Panasonic, Philips, Hulu, Don, Amazon Fire Stick, Disney Plus, LG Content Store, Disney Samsung, Amazon Disney Plus, Disney Plus on Roku TV, Press Add

How to clear the cache on Disney Plus using any device to improve streaming functionality

You can clear the cache on Disney Plus if you're having trouble watching Disney Plus and you've ruled out a bad internet connection.  Clearing the cache on Disney Plus can be done through your internet browser, or through the app. The steps to clear the cache for Disney Plus will vary depending upon what kind of device you are using.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Disney Plus should run error-free most of the time. If you find that the app is not working pr...
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The best Google Chromecast deals for August 2020

If you're ready to start streaming on the cheap, we've got the latest Google Chromecast deals right here.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Chromecast, Home Theater, Streaming, Chromecast Ultra, Commerce 2020

Connected audio was a bad choice

The past week, I’ve spent ample time looking to revamp my home audio setup. I think my only qualification is that my next setup is as dumb as possible. In the past five years, my setup has gone from a fairly middling wired 2.1 speaker setup to a confusing menagerie of connected smart speakers. I’ve likely gone through at least five Google Assistant-laden speakers including the Google Home Max, a couple connected Sonos speakers, three HomePods, a Facebook Portal+, non-smart speakers connect...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Technology, Hardware, Tech, AV, Chromecast, Telecommunications, Computing, Speaker, Sonos, Operating System, Operating Systems, Alexa, Apple Inc

The best speakers with Google Chromecast built-in

A great Google Chromecast speaker not only allows for easy connectivity from Google and Android devices but also sounds great and may have Google Assistant, too. The Google Home Max is our top pick because it has the best sound, seamlessly connects to your Chromecast, and it has the Google Assistant for voice control. Multi-room audio is no longer just a dream. If you're an Apple user, it's easy to achieve multi-room audio with AirPlay 2. If you use Amazon's Alexa, then you can do so with spea...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Chromecast, Lg, Toshiba, Cnet, Alexa, Dolby Atmos, Jbl, Steven Cohen, Amazon Alexa, Google Chromecast, Google Home, Google Home Max

I Refuse to Believe This

Quibi—a new streaming service that reportedly lost 92% of its users after their free trial ended, only garnered around on launch day, and only added Apple AirPlay and Chromecast compatibility after people kept complaining about only being able to watch shows on their phones—has been nominated for ten…Read more...
Tags: Science, Chromecast, Emmys, Streaming Services, Quibi

You Can Finally Stream Spotify From Your PC to Google Home Speakers

Spotify is available on almost every popular device we can think of. Each app does virtually the same thing whether you’re listening on a smartphone, computer, or through a smart tv app, but there was an odd limitation for desktop users: You couldn’t cast Spotify to a “Google Cast” device like a Chomecast or a Google…Read more...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Chromecast, Streaming Music, Lifehacks, Google Home, Google Home Speakers

Spotify for Mac Can Now Initiate Streams to Chromecast Devices

Spotify for desktop can now directly initiate Chromecast streams, reports 9to5Google. Previously, the only way to control Chromecast streams on the desktop app was by initiating the stream on the Spotify mobile app first, but now you can do this directly from your Mac via Spotify Connect. Starting a Chromecast stream on the desktop app can be done by clicking the Devices Available button on the bottom-right corner of the interface, where Google Cast as well as Spotify Connect-enabled speake...
Tags: Spotify, Mac, Chromecast, Spotify Connect, Chromecast Devices, Spotify Connect Starting, Spotify Community

Peacock Launching Tomorrow With Free & Premium Tiers

Peacock Launching Tomorrow With Free & Premium Tiers Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, will officially launch tomorrow offering consumers across the country a collection of live and On Demand programming from NBCUniversal and beyond. You can check out everything you need to know about the new platform, including the lineup and how to watch, below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefres...
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YouTube Kids app is now available on Amazon Fire TV

YouTube Kids, the family-friendly version of YouTube with built-in parental controls and a curated selection of kids content, is now available on Amazon’s Fire TV. The app’s arrival comes after Google and Amazon came to a mutually beneficial agreement that also allowed YouTube to launch on Fire TV last year and Amazon’s Prime Video to make its way to Chromecast and Android TV. The agreement was meant to soon see the additions of other YouTube apps, including YouTube TV and YouTube Kids, on the F...
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Vizio's new Quantum Series 4K TVs and Dolby Atmos soundbar are designed to create an immersive home theater experience — here's how much they cost and where you can buy them

  Vizio has released its new lineup of Quantum Series 4K TVs, with sizes ranging from 50 inches to 85 inches. The M-Series Quantum starts at $399.99, while the P-Series Quantum starts at $1,119.99, and the P-Series Quantum X starts at $1,499.99. The company's first OLED TV is scheduled for release this fall, with the 65-inch model priced at $1,999.99 — which places it just below the current $2,199.99 sale price of LG's 2020 BX OLED TV. A unique auto-rotating Dolby Atmos soundbar is also set t...
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How to 'cast' HBO Max onto your TV with a Google Chromecast device connected to your computer or phone

You can cast HBO Max onto your TV using a Chromecast connected to your phone or computer. If your Chromecast is properly configured and running on the same Wi-Fi network as the device running HBO Max, just choose the "Cast" icon at the top of the HBO Max app. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you recently subscribed to HBO Max, you might be enjoying all the additional content that HBO has added to the new service.  But you might also have found that certain ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Hbo, Trends, Walmart, Chromecast, Apple Samsung, HBO Max, Apple Acer Chromebook

NBCU’s Peacock Will Be on Google’s Android, Chromecast for July 15 Launch

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service set to be available across the U.S. starting July 15, will be available on Google platforms and devices including Android, Android TVs, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices at launch, the media company announced. Under the pact, Android and Android TV users will receive complimentary access to Peacock Premium (with ads) […]
Tags: Google, Android, News, Chromecast, Nbcuniversal, Nbcu, Peacock, Peacock NBCUniversal

You can now watch Quibi on your TV — here's how to do it in 3 simple ways

You can watch Quibi on your TV using a Chromecast or Apple TV. If your TV has AirPlay built into it, you can also use that feature to watch Quibi. No matter what method you use to watch Quibi on your TV, you'll still need to have a phone or tablet with the Quibi app installed on it as well. Quibi costs $4.99 a month, after a two-week free trial. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Joining competitors like Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Prime, Quibi is the latest subs...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, Walmart, Apple TV, Chromecast, Netflix, Hulu, Control Panel, Apple Samsung, Quibi, Amazon Prime Quibi

Quibi gets Chromecast support on iOS and Android

If you haven’t checked out Quibi and the lack of Chromecast support was the thing holding you back: now’s the time. Just a few weeks after adding AirPlay support, Quibi has released another update that brings Chromecast support into the mix. The update is live on the iOS App Store now, and is rolling out to Android devices through the week. In a tweet, Quibi Chief Product Officer Tom Conrad says that he expects the Android update to be available to all by Friday. Quibi’s launch hasn’t be...
Tags: Ios, Android, TC, Tech, Chromecast, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Tom Conrad, Quibi

The best Father's Day gifts for dads just getting into tech

  Father's Day 2020 is on Sunday, June 21, and there's still time left to grab the dad in your life a sweet gift. Being the tech experts at Insider Reviews, we have lots of ideas for tech gifts for dads that have yet to get into consumer technology. From an ereader to replace their books to a smart speaker to kick that kitchen radio off the countertop, these are the best tech gifts for dads who are new to tech. Just about everyone knows of a father that, for whatever reason, simply hasn't ca...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Motorola, Facebook, Samsung, Trends, Chromecast, Netflix, Chromebook, Sony, Nintendo, Apple Watch, Espn, Vizio, Lenovo

How to Watch Quibi With Chromecast Now That It’s Actually Supported

After adding screencasting support with Apple AirPlay last month, short-form streaming service Quibi says users can now cast its bite-sized shows to Chromecast devices as well.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Chromecast, Streaming, Streaming Wars, Quibi

Quibi for iPhone Gains Chromecast Support

Quibi has added support for Chromecast, allowing iPhone users to stream content from the short-form video streaming service to Chromecast devices and Android smart TVs. Quibi is described as a "mobile-first" video platform offering "movie quality" original shows. Programming on Quibi is framed to fit the landscape and portrait modes of phone screens, and come in episodes of 10 minutes or less to cater for on-the-go lifestyles. The service introduced support for Apple's ‌AirPlay‌ last month,...
Tags: Apple, Chromecast, Quibi

How to add a SiriusXM subscription to your Google Home device and listen to satellite radio around your house

To add SiriusXM to Google Home devices, you need to link your internet radio subscription to your Google Home app.  The Google Home app is compatible with iOS and Android mobile devices.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. SiriusXM, one of the first internet radio services, was once the radio of the future. Now, it's one of the most common ways to listen to music. If you like your radio curated by DJs, listening to talk shows, and skipping commercials, then a S...
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