google
Chromecast is Bumming Me Out

Google quietly released a new Chromecast device at its big event this week. And by quietly, I mean the company didn’t mention it at all. It was just sitting in the bottom of the bag that someone gave me when I left the venue. But hey, it’s new and it’s nice-looking. It’s just a bummer Google still hasn’t made Chromecast more useful. Read More >>

politics
A Casting Agency Is Booking A Crowd Of Protesters For The Emir of Qatar’s Visit To Downing Street [Updated]

Have you ever dreamed of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood? Tomorrow could be your lucky day if you're willing to start by treading the boards at... umm.... 10 Downing Street. Read More >>

streaming
This Could be Our First Look at Mozilla’s Chromecast Competitor

Ever since Chromecast and Roku hit the market, rumour has said that Mozilla was working on a more open, tinkerer-friendly type of streaming dongle. This week, Mozilla developer Christian Heilmann tweeted a photo that sure looks like a nearly-finalised product, and GigaOM got to play with a prototype. Casting's about to get open-sourcey. Read More >>

GTA V Casting Call Epsilon Program
stunts
Rockstar Puts Out the Weirdest GTA V Casting Call You’ll Ever See

Remember that hilarious GTA V Scientology spoof, Epsilon Program? Well, it's back, and this time it's a casting call for all those who want to actually be in Rockstar's latest epic. Submit your details and photos; things can only go well, right? Read More >>

Han Solo's back, baby.
rumours
Han Solo’s Apparently Back to Save Star Wars Episode VII

Star Wars, post the whinny-Anakin years, wouldn't be good without Han Solo, and Han Solo without Harrison Ford, well, that'd just be plain rubbish. Thankfully, Ford's apparently on-board. Star Wars Episode VII with JJ Abrams and Harrison Ford might not actually suck. Read More >>