This is a fantastic app to have the ability to Chromecast. If you’re an HBO subscriber, or if you borrow a friends login, you can now send HBO content to the big screen. Good Stuff. Update your HBO GO for Android or iOS to add this functionality.
The SDK’s “developer preview mode” includes terms that prohibit third parties from publicly distributing Chromecast-compatible apps. Among other things, the SDK requires developers to “whitelist,” or register, specific Chromecast devices with Google. This essentially ensures that only pre-approved Chromecasts will work with apps under development.
I smell a rat.
I suppose someone out there actually pays for Hulu Plus. If you’re one of them, they’ve just added support for Chromecast, so you’ve got that going for ya. iPhone app coming soon. Meanwhile, you’ll be limited to Android devices (presumably all phones and tablets?) and iPads.
Any app that is running on your CyanogenMod Android device (an Android firmware replacement) now has built-in support to send audio or video to Chromecast. If replacing your firmware is your sorta bag, then this seems like a pretty nice feature. More on engadget.com
It makes my wonder why Google didn’t do the same to Android, instead of leaving it up to app developers to add the functionality themselves. Is it a legal thing?
Experimental Kinect app that controls your Chromecast content.
Do people use Google Play Movies & TV? I sure don’t. If you do, don’t worry – it’s ready to be cast to your television.
Google Play Music for Android was updated at launch of the Chromecast.