Chromecast

The new VLC: Chromecast support, network browsing, 4K playback and adaptive streaming

VLC 3.0 is out and the world's greatest video-playback app includes many long-awaited features, including stable Chromecast support, native support …

Cory Doctorow

The NBA All-Star Game 2018 Live Stream: How To Watch Team LeBron James Vs. Team Steph Curry

NBA All-Star Weekend concludes when Team LeBron James squares off against Team Steph Curry in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game!<p>This year’s game is a little …

NBA All-Star Game

Toshiba 50-inch 4K with Chromecast $300 (Reg. $480), more from $370

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Toshiba 50-inch 4K Ultra HDTV with Chromecast built-in for <b>$299.99 shipped</b>. That’s $180 off the regular listing and the best price we’ve seen for any 50-inch 4K TV. Rated 4.4/5 stars by Best Buy shoppers. Best Buy also has a few …

Best Buy

Plex Software Review: Cut The Cord And A Whole Lot More

Judging by the huge response that I got to my AirTV review several weeks ago, there’s no question that a lot of mainstream consumers are chomping at the bit for products and solutions that allow them to sever their relationship with their cable and satellite companies. AirTV is one great way to …

Televisions

Two Wheels TV: ‘Netflix for Motorcycling’ Streaming Network to Launch

TwoWheelsTV.com Set for Spring Launch<p>Motorcycle enthusiasts can never get enough two-wheel action on television, regardless if they’re seeking MotoGP …

Motorcycles

Panasonic launches its first all-in-one with Google Chromecast

The micro system market might be smaller than it used to be, but Panasonic has bolstered its ranks with a trio of new models for 2018.

Panasonic

Apple is making a TV show based on NBA superstar Kevin Durant's childhood that's inspired by 'Friday Night Lights'

Apple's leap into scripted television is attracting an NBA superstar and a major TV and film producer.<p>Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant and "Friday Night Lights" producer Brian Grazer will team for a dramatic scripted series for the tech giant, Deadline first reported.<p>The series, called …

Kristen Wiig

Hump Day Deals: $220 Off Xbox Consoles, AfterBae Sale, Cheapest iPhoneX

Welcome to Wednesday! Get over the hump with some retail therapy. Here are some of the best deals we've spotted today, including. the best deals from …

JB Hi-Fi

Plus record player makes building an impressive setup less daunting

A new record player just unveiled in New York promises to win lots more converts to vinyl. It may even re-write the analogue market. It's called the …

Audiophile

VLC 3 Media Player Now Available Supporting 8K, Chromecast And More

The non-profit organisation VideoLAN, creators of the awesome open source VLC media player, has this week announced the roll-out of a major new …

Gear & Gadgets

Alibaba signs deal to stream Disney cartoons and animated films

An overdue replacement for the failed DisneyLife launch<p>Alibaba and Disney have signed a major licensing deal, which was announced in a press release this morning. It includes the distribution and streaming rights to more than 1,000 episodes from Disney animated shows, as well as many of its films …

Animation

VLC 3.0 Update Supports HDR10, Chromecast streaming

A brand-new version of the open-source VLC media player is here, and it's a must-download for movie watchers of all kinds—especially 4K …

Technology

Six Deals You Should Know About In Australia Today

Image: Razer<p>G'day! Here are some cracking deals for Lifehacker readers today!<p><b>1. 20% off PC accessories:</b> The Microsoft Store is having a discount sale …

Grand Theft Auto

VLC 3.0 Update Adds Cross-Platform 4K and 8K Hardware Decoding, HDR10, Chromecast Support, and More

VideoLAN on Friday released VLC 3.0 "Vetinari", a major update to the popular media player that is rolling out across all platforms, including macOS, iOS, and tvOS.<p>Version 3 includes a huge number of new features and improvements to the app, including automatic hardware decoding for 4K and 8K …

Smart TV

VLC 3.0 brings Chromecast support and many others new features

• VLC Media Player has been updated to version 3.0, ‘Vetinari’.<br>• The new version brings Chromecast and hardware accelerated video decoding support.<br>• VLC 3.0 also brings support for platforms such as Samsung DeX, Android Auto, and Chromebooks.<p>Popular jack-of-all-codecs app VLC Media Player has received a …

Software

VLC 3.0 'Vetinari' arrives, bringing HDR, 8K and Chromecast support

In the world of media playing software, VLC is a perennial favorite -- and with good reason. This open source tool is one of the most feature-packed …

Smart TV

Dealhacker: Google Home Mini + Chromecast 2 Bundle For $98

Image: Gizmodo<p>If your home theatre setup is looking outdated, then this deal is worth a look. Right now, several retailers are offering the Google …

Google Home Mini

VLC 3.0 launches for all platforms, gets Chromecast support

The massive update for the "plays everything" media player also adds 360 video, HDR and took three years of volunteer work to complete.<p>If there's one video player to rule them all, it's the VLC media player with its familiar traffic cone icon, and the media player is back with a massive update.<p>The …

Technology

VLC 3.0 now supports Chromecast and the world is a better place

VLC, the video player of choice for a wide gamut of tinkerers, is finally getting Chromecast/Google Cast support, after years of user pleading and buggy beta appearances.<p>But that’s not all; there’s a huge gamut of genuinely useful new features as it reaches version 3.0. Let’s check these off:<p>8K …

Technology (UK)

How to Cast Video Using VLC 3.0

VLC, the Swiss Army knife of media players, has been updated to version 3.0. The latest version adds some much-needed features to the player, …

Televisions

How to use VLC to cast local content from Android or Windows to a Chromecast

With VLC’s 3.0 update, it has introduced some slight design tweaks and new features. The best one, though, is the ability to cast local content directly from your Android or Windows devices. Here’s how…<p>Steps to casting local content from Android or Windows to a Chromcast using VLC<p>Download VLC …

Android News

VLC 101: How to Cast Any Video to Your TV Natively

When it comes to media players, few are more capable than VLC. With its extensive codec support, VLC is able to play almost any video file. Partly …

Smart TV

VLC’s biggest-ever update is finally available for download, complete with Chromecast support

VLC, the worldwide answer to the question “do you want to use Windows Media Player to open this file?” just received its first major update in two …

Technology (UK)

VLC 3.0 Expands 4K HDR, 8K, 360-Degree Video Support (Updated)

VideoLAN announced that a new version of its popular VLC video playback software is now available, which supports hardware decoding for new video …

APIs

VLC 3.0 adds Chromecast, HDR, and 360-degree video support

The best free media player is getting even better. After three years of development, VLC 3.0 ‘Ventari’ is rolling out to all platforms, and it’s packed full of goodies such as Chromecast support. The new version is available from Videolan.org’s dedicated page for VLC 3.0 and is rolling out to your …

Apps

17 little-known Netflix hacks that will change your life and help you get the most out of your subscription

If you're like me and 94 million other people who have a Netflix account, you're spending at least $96 each year on your subscription.<p>I don't know about you, but I wanna squeeze every last bit of awesomeness out of that $96 expense.<p>Raise.com sells legit discounted digital and physical gift cards …

Televisions

How to ask Google Home to show the weather on your Chromecast

Assuming you already have a Google Home and Chromecast, the process is dead simple.<p>Between creating calendar appointments, calling your local pizza …

Technology

With Google and Nest back together, what's it mean for Amazon?

A look at some potential scenarios the e-commerce giant may face following the Google and Nest reunion.<p>Google said Wednesday it plans to reunite with gadget maker Nest, creating a potentially formidable combination in smart-home tech.<p>The rejoining of the two businesses, which are both owned by …

Technology

How To Download VLC 3 With Native Chromecast Support Right Now

If you've been hitting VLC's nightly builds, then most of the new features of v3.0.0 will be old news. For everyone else, the major update -- the …

Software

VLC update adds Chromecast and HDR support

If you're any kind of media nerd you know about VLC, the software video player that can handle just about any format or codec you throw at it. It's also on a ton of platforms, like macOS, Windows, Linux and even Xbox One. Now the ubiquitous app has a brand new version that supports hardware …

Terry Pratchett