If you get a “Failed to cast. Please try again.” message while trying to mirror desktop or tab from your PC or Mac, try the following recommendations. Note: This is a collection of solutions and recommendations that we found by browsing through dozens of forum posts and Reddit threads. Feel free to add your suggestions […]
Google Cast Audio - Internet Connected Smart Speakers
Google Cast is the brain of Chromecast and Chromecast audio. As a platform it also powered many devices that other companies launch with Google partnership.
Are you seeing pictures and videos on your Chromecast zoomed-in, displaying widescreen or cropped off? This article will help you troubleshoot this issue. Why is it zoomed in or cropped off? You might occasionally see Chromecast videos or even Ambient Mode wallpapers getting cropped off on the screen. Most of the time, this happens because […]
After a (very) long wait, Chromecast support is now available on VLC Media Player. Version 3.0 of Chromecast now supports casting from Windows and iOS. Casting is available on the stable version of Chromecast. However, do not expect this to be 100% stable. It is still slightly buggy and you might face issues while casting. […]
Chromecast has made thousands of TVs into Smart TVs without much effort or investment. Setting up and getting started with the device is easy. However, there learning a few Chromecast tips and tricks will take your Cast experience up a notch. That’s what this page intends to do. Here is a collection of Chromecast tips […]
Update: This is now available on the Canary channel. It does not show thumbnails or album art yet. Google recently added a new feature called Global Media Control that lets users control media playback from the toobar. The company is extending this feature to media that you “Cast”. Global Media Control adds a play icon […]
You can mirror the entire screen of your computer to your Chromecast in three steps. Click the Cast icon, from the Sources drop-down, select Cast desktop and choose your Chromecast. This guide explains how to mirror your computer screens to a Chromecast connected TV. Sharing your computer’s screen on the TV is one of the […]