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#1 OFFLINE   johnchart



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 04:11 PM

Any one used the new Google Chromecast yet?  If so, how do you like it?  Ordered one on Amazon but they were sold out & said will take 3/4 weeks to deliver.  Hoping it is as good as all the buzz going on.



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Posted 31 July 2013 - 05:30 PM

Yup I picked one up while on vacation.


Was using a Hotel's internet so I couldn't set it up till I created a hotspot to by-pass the hotel login requirements.


Once I got it working Youtube worked great but Chrome browser had some lag especially when playing flash games from Facebook. I think it would be fine for basic web browsing but nothing more at this time.


I'm hoping HBO Go comes out soon.


So far I have connected Apple phones, Android phones/tablets and Win 7 laptop all without issues.

#3 OFFLINE   TomCat


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Posted 31 July 2013 - 07:05 PM

The quick sellout made Apple blink; they dropped the price of refurbed AppleTVs to $75 today. Somehow I don't see that stopping the bleeding. Expect 3 or 4 Chromecast knockoffs in the near future.


What I wish it would do is let me use my HDTV as a second computer screen. Not really a goal, probably.

It's usually safe to talk honestly and openly with people because they typically are not really listening anyway.

#4 OFFLINE   Mike Bertelson

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 03:38 AM

There is already a thread on this so I'm closing this one.



Since it costs 1.66¢ to produce a penny, my 2¢ worth is really 3.32¢ worth.  That 3.32¢ is my own and not the 3.32¢ of DIRECTV, Dish, or anyone else for that matter.

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