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Five Halloween Movies You Might Not Have Heard Of


There’s a long list of movies I watch every October. Most aren’t surprising and you probably have watched them more often than me. But a few of my Halloween staples are somewhat obscure. All are quite cheesy, but I love … Continue reading

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Fire TV Stick : Don’t compare it to Chromecast


I set out to compare the Fire TV Stick with Chromecast and soon realized that was a mistake. Chromecast has only one function, play whatever video your phone/tablet/computer tells it to. Chromecast turns your television into a big-screen peripheral for … Continue reading

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Make Your Wish List With Listmas


Listmas is a fun way to create holiday wish lists for yourself and loved ones. Add items to your list by scanning a UPC barcode, shooting a photograph, or searching Items added via search or barcode are automatically linked … Continue reading

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5 Great Chromecast Apps That (Mostly) Go Beyond Video


With the Chromecast dev kit well out of beta, app development for the platform is exploding. Early on we saw lots of support for video streaming services. Plex, YouTube and Netflix (in that order) are still my most often used … Continue reading

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Santa Tracker: A Glimpse of Chromecast’s Potential as a Peripheral


It’s Christmas time, and Google is in the business of Santa Tracking. The Santa tracking app has a few new features this year, but my favorite is Chromecast support. The feature is simple, hit the Chromecast button and see Santa’s … Continue reading

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