Dayframe, now at version 2.0, is just one of those apps that has taken advantage of the newly released Cast SDK. Unfortunately, it seems that it might have gotten too excited and is now being asked to pull out Chromecast support temporarily.
As Google rolls out their Chromecast SDK, we are expecting a slew of apps to jump on board. If Twitter is any indication, both Rdio and Beats are working with Google to have their services Chromecast-able. Others are still on the fence — or noncommittal at best — about Chromecast.
Koush had some ups and downs when it came to Chromecast support with the AllCast app. But as Google released the Cast SDK yesterday, that meant developers were free to begin adding Chromecast support to their apps. That said, Koush did some updating and as a result -- AllCast with Chromecast support has arrived in the Play Store.
Chromecast support has been somewhat limited since the initial release. Granted, some of the bigger apps have had support from day one. Not to mention, other apps, such as Plex, have been gaining support. But as of today Google has opened the doors for all developers as they have released the Chromecast SDK.
Google may currently have the lion's share of the HDMI streaming audience with Chromecast, but Netgear wants to provide smaller players with an alternative. Its new Miracast-enabled NTV300D NeoMediacast dongle is not only a streaming device but a complete platform that will let service providers deliver the content that their consumers want.
The entertainment industry will soon be abuzz when the Golden Globe Awards take place this Sunday. Riding on the awards fever, Motorola is, for a very limited time, bundling a free Chromecast for every purchase of a non-contract Moto X directly from its online store.
Alcatel is announcing their OneTouch Home V102 media streaming accessory. The dongle works much like the Chromecast before it, utilizing Miracast to bring your mobile screen to your big screen. It’s also competitively priced, meaning the Chromecast might have competition this summer.
Chromecast, which has been named as TIME Magazine's top gadget of 2013, has inspired a series of devices that try to either imitate it or put their own spin on the form factor. Now even electronics and accessory maker Belkin is jumping into the bandwagon and launching its own take on the streaming dongle device category.
It seems that Google has rather big plans for its Chromecast after all. By next year, the tech giant envisions the device to be available in more countries outside the US and have thousands of apps that support it.
Want to stream a film or song to your Chromecast but don't have your paired Andorid device at hand? Not a problem now that Google Play Movies and Google Play Music have been updated to support streaming to Chromecast directly from their web page.