Author Archives: Rob Jackson

Chromecast: where are all the apps?

Posted on 07 Feb 2014 by Rob Jackson

Chromecast has been out since the summer of 2013 and the SDK is publicly available for developers. So where are all the Chromecast supported apps?

LG Chromebase announced, all-in-one Chrome OS computer to be shown at CES 2014

Posted on 17 Dec 2013 by Rob Jackson

Interest in Google’s Chrome products continues to surge as Google TV not only wanes, but is seemingly pulling a Houdini. Exciting Chromecast announcements might take center stage, but now full blown Chrome hardware is fighting for the spotlight with the official announcement of the LG Chromebase 22CV241. The LG Chromebase …

How to develop apps for Chromecast

Posted on 10 Dec 2013 by Rob Jackson

The flood gates have opened. Google has announced 10 Chromecast Apps and tons more are sure to follow. Will one of them be yours? Whether you’ve already got an Android App on the Google Play Store or have a great idea for a Chromecast App that hasn’t yet been created, …

How to download Chromecast Apps to your Android Phone [VIDEO]

Posted on by Rob Jackson

It’s a wonderful day to be a Chrome lover considering Google just announced 10+ new Chromecast Apps. Unfortunately, the page listing all the new Chromecast compatible Android apps doesn’t provide any download links. No sweat, we’ve got you covered: The process is outrageously easy, you just need to know where …

Plethora of Chromecast Apps launch including VEVO, Songza, BeyondPod, Plex, and Avia!

Posted on by Rob Jackson

I wouldn’t exactly say Chromecast is a sleeping giant, afterall it won TIME Magazine Gadget of the Year, but it’s most powerful features were taking a little slumber, waiting to be awakened by a little API alarm clock. Today, Google announced a number of brand new Chromecast Apps, extending the …

Chromecast wins the Time Magazine Gadget of the Year!

Posted on 09 Dec 2013 by Rob Jackson

There have been other technologies and gadgets to wirelesssly “cast” your content from a device to your television – DLNA, Bluetooth, Apple AirPush, Miracast – but none of them have become a widely popular industry standard. When Google announced Chromecast (see the Chromecast Forums), it didn’t revolutionize an industry, but …

Acer C720-2800 Chromebook available once again through and Amazon

Posted on 25 Nov 2013 by Rob Jackson

It was only a few months ago that the Acer C720 Chromebook was made available along with it’s little brother. But the two were hot commodities, selling out quickly with availability nowhere to be found. Until now. The Acer C720-2800 Chromebook is once again available at Acer.comĀ and   Considering …

Unofficial Android Market Chrome App

Posted on 31 Jul 2011 by Rob Jackson

If you want a quicker way to access the web version of Android Market from your Chrome Tab then has you covered. All their app really does is provide a bookmarkish link to Android Market, but with the success of Android, I figured this could be a popular little …

8 Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts You’ll Love

Posted on by Rob Jackson

I hate things that are tedious so whenever a neat little trick pops up that makes mundane tasks much quicker, I smile on the inside. That’s exactly what I’m hoping you’ll do after internalizing these 10 little secrets that may make your Chrome browsing experience a little quicker and more …

Windows Start Menu Rethought For Chrome

Posted on 30 Jul 2011 by Rob Jackson

Do you have a ton of Apps an Extensions without a simple way to organize them? That’s one area where the Windows Start Menu is something Microsoft makes that I miss. Thankfully, the folks at Visibotech have made an extension called AppJump that organizes your apps and presents them with …