Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player

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Cast Netflix and more to your TV from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop
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Your Favorite Online Content on Your Big Screen

Sit Back, Watch Together
Chromecast is the easy way to enjoy online video and anything from the web on your TV. Plug it into any HDTV and control it with your existing smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Send your favorites from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Google Play Movies & TV, Google Play Music, and Chrome to your TV with the press of a button. No more huddling around small screens and tiny speakers. Chromecast automatically updates to work with a growing number of apps.
With Chromecast, you can easily enjoy your favorite online content on your HDTV—movies, TV shows, videos, music, photos, websites, and more from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Google Play Movies & TV, Google Play Music, and Chrome. Learn how.

Cast YouTube to you TV
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Remote Free

Control in the Palm of Your Hand
Chromecast works with devices you already own, including Android tablets and smartphones, iPhones, iPads, and Chrome for Mac and Windows. Browse for what to watch, control playback, and adjust volume using your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. You won't have to learn anything new.

Plug in and Play
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Plug in and Play

Get Started in 3 Easy Steps
Plug Chromecast into any HDTV, connect it to WiFi, then send videos and more from your smartphone, tablet or laptop to your TV.
It's for Everyone in Your House
Friends and family can use your Chromecast with their smartphone, tablet, or laptop without any additional setup.

* Subscriptions may be required to use with certain content providers
* Power cord required (not shown)

Supported Operating Systems
Android 2.3 and higher iOS 6 and higher Windows 7 and higher Mac OS 10.7 and higher Chrome OS (Chromebook Pixel, additional Chromebooks coming soon).

FAQ
What apps can I cast from on my smartphone or tablet?
Casting is currently supported from Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, Google Play Movies & TV and Google Play Music. All other apps, including Amazon Instant Video, and HBO Go, are not currently supported.

What video formats work with casting a tab from Chrome?
Almost every video you can view in your Chrome browser should work, including Flash videos. Video formats that require other plugins, such as Silverlight and Quicktime, may not work.

Does tab casting work with Amazon Prime Streaming / Amazon Instant Video?
Tab projection for Amazon Prime Streaming and Amazon Instant Video will not work when using Silverlight plugin for streaming.
Can I plug my Chromecast into an audio/video receiver?
Yes, you may plug in your Chromecast into an audio/video receiver with an HDMI input.
What is the compatibility with Kindle, Windows Phone and Microsoft Surface?
Kindle, Windows Phone and Microsoft Surface RT are currently not supported. Kindle can cast from Netflix but does not currently support YouTube or Google Play. Microsoft Surface Pro should work in non-metro mode. Chromecast is compatible with WiFi-enabled Android 2.3+ smartphones and tablets; iOS 6.0+ iPhones, iPads, and iPods; Chrome for Mac and Chrome for Windows; and Chromebook Pixel.
Can I stream photos and videos stored on my computer to my TV?
You can stream content that is shown within Chrome for Mac and Chrome for Windows.
Can I cast a tab from Chrome on smartphones and tablets to my TV?
Currently Chromecast does not support casting a Chrome tab from smartphones or tablets. Can I bring Chromecast with me to another country?
Chromecast is only supported in the United States.

Technical Details

  • Brand Name: Google
  • Item Weight: 1.1 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 2.8 x 1.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Item model number: H2G2-42
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Customer Reviews

An Actual Chromecast Owner

 July 27, 2013
By Shauna Morgan

Honest Review from a Developer – Reposted

 July 24, 2013
By Jasper Lynn

Simple, Neat, Easy way to stream media to a TV

 September 12, 2013
By ArborRes

works wonderfully for netflix streaming, but chrome tab casting has room for improvement

 July 31, 2013
By Jordan Michel

Not perfect yet, but for the cost makes up for it

 July 25, 2013
By William B. Partridge

Support Cast apps work great, but no Amazon Prime SilverLight Support

 September 14, 2013
By MetaTony

Auto power on and Auto Switching works

 July 27, 2013
By George Varghese

Needs Amazon Prime Instant Video!!!

 August 7, 2013
By Kyle in CA

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