Finally ... a quick, easy reference for setting up and using your Chromecast Google has delivered a home run with the Chromecast home-electronics gadget, which retails for a modest $35. If ever there was a must-have, no-brainer accessory, this is it. The Chromecast can transform your plain-old HDTV into a home-entertainment smorgasbord. Thanks to Chromecast, you don’t need to spend several hundred dollars upgrading your television to get the latest features. It’s all right at your fingertips, as soon as you turn on your Chromecast. Great new features are downloaded to your device automatically, the same day they’re ready. Thanks to Chromecast, you can hop off the electronics-upgrade treadmill. After you plug the Chromecast into the back of your TV, that’s the last time you ever need to fiddle with it. If you’re already enjoying streaming video and music from popular smartphone apps like Netflix and Pandora, now you can enjoy these services even more on your big-screen TV. And if you haven’t yet been introduced to these rich, new innovative sources of entertainment and educational content, then you’re in for a real treat. Chromecast is the easiest way for you to view your favorite content on your TV—movies, TV series, YouTube videos—virtually anything you can get in a web browser, you can now get on your TV. With Chromecast, all you need is your high-definition TV with an HDMI input and your existing Wi-Fi network. This reference guide demystifies the Chromecast and explains in plain English how to install, set up, and use it to the max. You’ll see how to: > Install and set up the Chromecast, with step-by-step instructions and illustrations of what you’ll see on your TV screen, and on your portable device. > Stream movies and television shows from YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and Amazon video. > Cast personal photographs, videos, and presentations. > How to travel with the Chromecast, and take your home entertainment on the road. > Setting up and using the Chromecast with Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet. > Cast music to your TV and home stereo.