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    Do I need a smart TV for the new version of the Chromecast?   (11 Answers)

    By Anonymous. November 2, 2015.

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      No. All you need is an hdmi slot and a Wi-Fi connection.

      By Anthony. November 3, 2015.

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      what exactly is chromecast   (10 Answers)

      By jayrose. April 7, 2016.

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        This tells you everyting thing you need to know: http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/chromecast-features/

        By ConsumerGuy. April 20, 2016.

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        What's the difference from the old version   (10 Answers)

        Hey, what is the difference in the 2015 from the old version.

        By Pancho. September 29, 2015.

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          The main difference is the more powerful speed that it operates over your home wifi. It now features the a/c wifi with dual band 2.5 and 5 gh. Also, the user interface is much more easy to search for media you care about and sorts it accordingly. It's increased speed and less buffering delays is huge. And although not 4K, it's display quality is much better or actual HD. . BUT be advised. Although today was "launch day" it is only available to pre-order through Google Store and Best Buy after Oct. 2nd. . Actual in store availability isn't until October 8th. .

          By highdef2012. September 29, 2015.

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          Will this one have Amazon prime   (10 Answers)

          By Anonymous. September 30, 2015.

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            No, Amazon and Google are competitors. Both have streaming devices. But you can mirror your android phone to the tv, and watch amazon from your phone. A little work around.

            By adam. October 1, 2015.

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            Will it work using a laptop?   (10 Answers)

            Also, can I access the Yahoo search engine?

            By Easygoer. October 6, 2015.

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              It can work with a laptop, using Chrome and the Chromecast extension, but you need an iOS or Android device to do the initial setup. You don't do searches on the Chromecast itself, you search for content on your device or laptop and then "cast" it to the Chromecast.

              By Keith. November 6, 2015.

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            Will Chromecast work on my T V   (11 Answers)

            At the present time, I watch movies using Netflex with a hdmi cable between my laptop (using Wi-Fi) and the T V. If I were to install Chromecast, would I be able to just Wi-Fi from my router to my T V , and be able to omit the NDMI cable?

            By Anonymous. January 9, 2016.

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              The Chromecast is like a dongle. One side is HDMI that plugs into your TV, the other side has a female micro USB port. The Chromecast comes with the USB cable, but you will have to power the Chromecast by plugging the other end of the USB cable into a wall charger block and into an outlet or if your TV has a USB port, that should be able to power it too.

              By GBinEG. January 11, 2016.

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              does it stream WITHOUT the jumpiness the old one had?   (11 Answers)

              noticed a lot of jumpiness with the original chromecast, does the new model cast any smoother?

              By doc. November 24, 2015.

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                Yes it works a lot better then the 1st Gen. I would recommend that you connect to the 5GHz wifi if you have that speed.

                By Kevin. November 27, 2015.

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                is it compatible to stream Hulu   (11 Answers)

                I want to stream Hulu I already stream Netflex can I stream Hulu from this device?

                By ladywolf. October 13, 2015.

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                  The Chromecast itself doesn't have pre installed or loaded apps. You use your tablet/phone to open your app and stream to the Chromecast. You just load Hulu on your phone or tablet, even through a chrome browser tab on your computer with the right extension. Then you hit the Cast button in the app, select the Chromecast to connect to and it will display on your tv. Just have to be on the same wifi network.

                  By KB112. October 21, 2015.

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                  Mirroring? From Android To TV?   (11 Answers)

                  How would I do this? Mirror your Android screen or Chrome browser. For apps that are not Cast-enabled, use your Android tablet to display exactly what's on your screen to the TV. You can also mirror your laptop's Chrome browser to the TV.

                  By Anonymous. November 30, 2015.

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                    On Android: Install and open up the Chromecast App. Tap the Menu button (three horizontal lines in the Search menu at the top) Tap "Cast screen / audio" Tap device you want to mirror your screen on In Chrome: Install the Chromecast extension Click Chromecast extension icon in Chrome Click device you want to mirror browser on

                    By Keith. December 11, 2015.

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                  Will this allow you to cast in a hotel room that requires a log in page from a website?   (11 Answers)

                  By Anonymous. October 19, 2015.

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                    Last I knew of you needed your own portable router to do this. It creates your own mini network. They can be bought for under $20.

                    By KB112. October 21, 2015.

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