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Review : Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

Updated on March 12, 2014

Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player Overview

Chromecast is the easy way to have fun with playing movies online or songs on your TV. All you have to do is just connect it into any HDTV and operate remotely it with your existing Android smartphones or tablets, iPhone, iPad, or laptop. You can operate and use it without any remote control. You can cast your most favorite from Netflix, YouTube, HBO GO, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Google Play Movies & TV, Google Play Music, and Chrome to your TV directly with press button.

It's just $35 USD gadget let's you to stream Netflix & YouTube Videos & also browse websites on big TV screen from your smartphone, tablet or notebook easily. You need no cable connection or remote to do this, just you have to plugin Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player on your HDTV and start using it.

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Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player Review

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Design : Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

Design : Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

It's design is similar to USB stick. There is HDMI port at one end and on another end there is micro SD port. End portion that is having Micro USB port is slightly rounded with small status light.

It's dimension i72 mm × 35 mm × 12 mm and wehght about 34 g. So it's light weight than Apple TV.

How to Setup : Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

1. Setting up Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player is quite easy. You just have to plugin your Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player into HDMI port of your HDTV.Then attach USB power cord to the Chromecast.

2. Next step is to install Google Chromecast app on Google Chrome browser.It supports Windows and Mac OS X. You have to download chromecast setup on your browser. You can downoad official chromecast app from https://cast.google.com/chromecast/setup

It is just 828KB app that can be directly downloaded after clicking on download button.

3. Now you have to connect your chromecast and laptop to the same WiFi network in order to setup. After downloading chromecast app on your computer, start it by double clicking and app would started.

You would find official guidelines to setup chromecast @ https://support.google.com/chromecast/answer/2998456?hl=en

Setup ChromeCast HDMI Streaming Media Player

How to Setup ChromeCast HDMI Streaming Media Player
How to Setup ChromeCast HDMI Streaming Media Player

Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

5 stars for Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

How Google Chromecast Works

Google Chromecast directly connect to your WiFi network, so there is no intermediate. You can directly operate your HDTV screen what's playing on.On your chrome browser's corner there would be small icon of chromecast to operate.Currently YouTube, Netflix and Google Play are only supported.

Whenever you are watching any videos from YouTube, Netflix there would be small chromecast icon, that you can click on to stream the same on your TV.

Chromecast is an easiest way to watch online video & anything from the web directly on your TV.To start using chromecast from your smartphone, you would require chromecast android app that is available on Google Play Store.

You can Use the Chromecast app to:
• Set up your Chromecast to work with your Wi-Fi network
• Manage your Chromecast settings (such as changing your device name, Wi-Fi password, etc.)

Features of Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

-Stream Videos & enjoy content from Netflix, YouTube, HBO GO, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Google Play Movies & TV, Google Play Music and Chrome.

- Watch out everything on Big TV screen and operate it with Android, iOS, Chrome for Mac, and Chrome for Windows smoothly.

- Use it over WiFi connection, no cable or remote control required.

- Multitask without interruption - You can easily switch to another app, new browser tab or going into sleep mode. You can enjoy streaming without any interruption.

- Plugin & Play - Get started in 3 easy steps: Plug Chromecast into your TV, connect it to Wi-Fi, then cast videos and more from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop to your TV

- HD entertainment - Google Chromecast support upto 1080p video resolution.You would not loose quality of your playing video.

Related Gadget : Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI)

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