Hooking up your TV: Casting your Laptop to your TV Screen

Let’s say you are hosting a dinner party and want to play Spotify or Youtube on your TV and don’t want to worry about it freezing, disconnecting or changing playlists manually.

The best solution would be to cast your PC or MAC screen on your TV.
There are several wifi systems to choose from, such as Google Chromecast, Apple TV or other wireless tools. You can hook up these systems using a simple HDMI cable.

HDMI cables come in a range of prices, usually determined by materials that were used to make it or if it’s made by a specific brand, so don’t stress yourself out by pondering what is the difference.

This is a cheap and functional solution:

While this is a more expensive but higher quality:

Before making a purchase of any wifi systems like Google Chromecast or AppleTV, you should verify if they are compatible with your computer and your TV, while also considering which systems makes the most sense for your needs.

Casting your computer to your computer screen is a convenient way to look at photos, watch movies, play music and impress your friends by seeming effortlessly tech-savvy. While also being a good friend because nobody wants to crowd around a laptop.