Chromecast


Connected sets to account for 27% of TVs by 2018

The number of TV sets that are connected to the web will reach 759 million by 2018, accounting for 26.8% of global TV sets, according to a new study by Digital TV Research.  The Connected TV Forecasts report, which covers 40 countries, anticipates a “massive boom” in connected televisions, with this figure due to climb […]

Two fifths of Chromecast users stream Netflix daily, new study finds

Among users of Google’s new Chromecast internet TV dongle, 43% were found to stream Netflix on a daily basis with 34% streaming Hulu every day, according to a new study by Parks Associates.  The research firm said that the findings highlighted the challenges of licensing content in the digital world and “underscores the desire by […]

Google launches TV dongle

Google has launched a low-price TV dongle designed for people to stream web content to their TV set.  Google said the Chromecast device is designed to “make it easy to bring your favourite online entertainment to the biggest screen in your house,” and is its latest attempt to break into the living room, launching alongside […]

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