• Google Assistant for phones gains Chromecast support

    3 days ago - By Liliputing

    Have a Google Home smart speaker and a Chromecast? Then you can talk to the speaker to play music or videos on any Cast-enabled device. “OK Google, Play Game of Thrones” beams it to your TV, or “OK Google, play Tom Petty on my Living Room speakers” should send music to your ChromeCast audio device....
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  • You can now control a Chromecast with Google Assistant on your phone

    You can now control a Chromecast with Google Assistant on your phone

    3 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    Google Assistant just got more useful for mobile device owners.Google's digital assistant has always been able to control a Chromecast, but only from a Google Home speaker. Now, for the first time, Google Assistant on Android phones can do the same thing,...
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  • Android TV: Happy Birthday Mi Box, Where's The Nougat Update?

    3 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Now that Google's October 4 event is over and has been fully digested, and now that we know there is no Pixel Player coming this year, it is time to take a quick moment to wish the Xiaomi Mi Box a happy birthday as it was exactly a year ago that this latest Android TV box arrived on the market. In fact due to the Oct. 4 proceedings this is more of a belated birthday as although the Mi Box did arrive in October, it did so just prior to last year's Oct. 4 event, on October 3 .
    While we do wish the Mi Box a happy first birthday and all the best for the year ahead, with it reaching this first...
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  • Google Assistant on Android can now cast music and video to Chromecast devices

    Google Assistant on Android can now cast music and video to Chromecast devices

    3 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    It seems Google is making an effort to bring Assistant's functionality to parity across Home and smartphones that feature the voice-activated assistant. One of the most confusing things about Google's otherwise solid assistant is the fact that not all of its features work across every device. While casting music and videos to Chromecast devices is something Google Home has been capable of since launch, using Assistant via a phone has lacked this feature - at least until now. Google has started rolling out an update that allows users to cast from their phone to any Chromecast or...
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  • Mobile Google Assistant Now Works With Chromecast, Android TV

    Mobile Google Assistant Now Works With Chromecast, Android TV

    3 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Owners of Chromecast and Android TV devices can now use Google Assistant on an Android mobile phone to control content. It is not quite clear when this feature first became available, and it is also not currently clear if it is available to all users. However, for some at least, the functionality is now live.
    Which now means if you own Chromecast or an Android TV device, you can pretty much control the unit in the same way you can with a Google Home, irrespective of whether you actually have a Google Home unit or not. So for example, when launching Google Assistant on a mobile phone and...
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