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What is Google Chromecast?
Chromecast is a small device that plugs into your TV’s HDMI port. You can then send, or cast, things to it from your smartphone, tablet or computer over Wi-Fi. That means you can watch a YouTube video or Netflix movie on your TV without needing to invest in an expensive smart TV.
What can Chromecast do?
It connects your phone or tablet to your telly. You can watch videos through YouTube or Netflix, or play music with Google Play Music. Just search for Chromecast in your app store for everything with Chromecast support.
Connect to your computer
On a computer, you can send anything you do in Google’s Chrome web browser to Chromecast by downloading the Chromecast plugin. That’s fantastic because Chrome can open movies and photos that are stored on your computer. So you can cast all your home videos to your TV as well as anything on the internet.