ChromeCast’s are great… as long as your wifi is. I upgraded my router firmware, and my ChromeCast started dropping out. Rather than fixing that problem, I figured “why not just hardwire the damn thing?”.Continue Reading
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I’ve had network gremlins for a few months now. Sometimes my WeMo switches are visible, sometimes not. Chromecast is the same. My devices were screaming for attention, but my router wasn’t listening. Lets look at Multicasting (and Broadcasting).Continue Reading
In July 2013, Google released the ChromeCast in the US. This allowed Google to finally make the jump to the TV, and provide some competition for the AppleTV (and other media streamers).
After a long wait, the ChromeCast has finally launched in Australia. The Australia tax has raised the price from $35 to $50. Is it worthy of your hard earned dollars? Here’s the low down.Continue Reading