Chromecast with Google TV: What Is It, And How Does It Work?

What is Chromecast with Google TV?
Chromecast with Google TV is a brand new kind of TV player that you plug directly into any HDTV to turn your TV into a smart TV. It supports Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, YouTube, Pandora, iTunes, and a wide range of other apps so you can watch them all on your TV with just the click of a button. The best part is that it supports voice search so you can say things like “show me ‘The Good Wife’” or “play ‘NCIS’” and your Chromecast will play it. What is Google Cast? Google Cast is the cloud-based tech that makes Chromecast work. With the cloud, you can access apps on your smartphone from anywhere in the world (like AirPlay) and stream them directly to your TV. Does Chromecast with Google TV support any other media players like AirPlay and Apple TV?

How does Chromecast with Google TV work?
You simply start streaming on one streaming app and then press the Cast button on the remote control to send it to the big screen. Chromecast then retrieves the content on the phone. How to Chromecast with Google TV 1. Download the Google Home application on your Android phone and then install Chrome on your Android phone. If you already have Chrome installed on your phone, the installation process will be a cinch. 2. Search for Chromecast on the Google Play Store and download it for free. 3. Now, start playing a video or streaming your favorite music or photos on your Android device. When Chromecast with Google TV detects the content, it will ask you to cast it. 4. Press the Cast button and start streaming on your big screen.

Why is Chromecast with Google TV essential?
The connected TV market is growing fast, but it still needs a few good apps to help it catch up to the web browser-based alternatives. This is where the new Chromecast with Google TV comes in. What is Chromecast? Chromecast is a small dongle that plugs into your TV’s HDMI port and makes it act like a mini-computer by mirroring apps and content from your phone to your TV. While it technically works with both Android and iOS devices, the best way to use Chromecast with Google TV is to use Google Chrome for Chrome OS. Chromecast works with any Chrome browser on a Mac, PC or Chromebook. Chromecast with Google TV works with over 60 TV apps and services (like Netflix, Hulu, Hulu Plus, HBO Go, PlayStation Vue, MLB.

Finding the right Chromecast with Google TV?
Finding the right Chromecast with Google TV With Chromecast with Google TV, you can watch shows, movies and more from Netflix, HBO Now, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime Video, Fox, CBS, Showtime, and more on a big screen using the device. With Chromecast, there’s no cable box or remote. When you’re finished, just say, “Okay Google, play NBC” to watch your favorite show when you’re ready to go to bed. Keep in mind that this device only works with a Chromecast and any phone, tablet or computer with the Chromecast built-in. Using Chromecast on a TV won’t send the content to the bigger screen. The Chromecast will broadcast the content to the TV through WiFi. How To Set Up The Chromecast Chromecast has a simple, one-tap setup with two steps.

Conclusion:
I don’t know if it’s a coincidence or not, but this year has been huge for Google TV. With a new on-screen Google TV interface and new devices, the future of this tech looks bright. There are still many big questions to ask (What about Hulu Plus and Netflix?), but today we have an even more exciting Google TV to talk about. Introducing Chromecast with Google TV, a wireless streaming device that turns any TV into a smart TV. You may be wondering why this has only just made it onto my radar, after all this is well over a year since the Google TV interface was announced. After much consideration, however, I’ve decided that this Google TV user is finally ready to take the plunge and fully commit. Please enable JavaScript to watch this video.

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