Google has finally gotten the ball rolling again on some of its other projects. Just yesterday it announced the availability of HBO Go on its Chromecast streaming device. Now we're hearing that the company has scheduled a hackathon next month that will likely reveal much needed updates for the Cast SDK.
the addition of HBO GO to the Chromecast lineup, so begins a true fight for your HDMI input. Chromecast currently offers service from a Chrome browser, Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO GO, YouTube, and Google Play Movies. Aside from a few lingering holdouts, the Chromecast is now nearly as useful as a Roku.
app was updated back in early-October and while it did add support for Android 4.3, many were disappointed by the lack of Chromecast support. Well, it appears as if that disappointment has come to an end this morning. An updated HBO GO app has landed in the Play Store and Chromecast support was mentioned in the changelog.
Chromecast HDMI dongle and might decide to settle on something that's close enough. If you're part of that set, then you might want to turn your eyes towards the ASUS Miracast Dongle which can be best described as being a mixed blessing.
announced earlier in the month. This, as the two in the name would imply, means this is a second-generation device. If we were to sum this up simply, we would say the PLAiR 2 has been given additional features and a price cut. But while that statement is true, we cannot help but compare the PLAiR 2 to the Chromecast, as opposed to the original model PLAiR.
Chromecast, but with much more ability. PLAiR 2 is, as the name would imply, a second-generation device and this time around there has been some added functionality as well as a drop in price.
Pandora recently rolled out the v5.0 update. That update actually arrived in the Google Play Store yesterday and while the screenshots were showing the Chromecast icon -- the support wasn't available. At the time the focus of the update was for tablets but jump ahead a day later and we are getting the official word on Chromecast support.
LG's promised update to a number of its Google TV units is now rolling out to owners of GA6400 series, and probably G3 series soon as well, bumping the Android version on those devices to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and saying goodbye to an era of Android 3.2 Honeycomb.
Chromecast, it’s about to get a whole lot better. It seems as though the streaming music app Pandora will have Chromecast streaming functionality in the very near future.