Slingbox to add Chromecast support ‘soon’

Slingbox will soon provide support for Chromecast users. Via their own product forums, a Slingbox employee confirmed they are indeed working on Chromecast support, and will be bringing the functionality “soon”. The addition of Slingbox to Chromecast may seem redundant to some, but the two could work well together in one particula instance.

Amazon streaming service and device could launch soon

Amazon has ben sending invitations out for an event next week, where it’s believed they will debut a set-top box along with a new streaming media service. The device, long rumored to be Amazon’s answer to Roku or the Chroemcast, has been given legs recently with the dicovery of a game controller. The streaming service is a bit different, and not Prime.

Chromecast streaming added to Synology DiskStations

With the growing availability of Google's Chromecast, Synology has announced its new support for the streaming dongle. Starting with the latest version of its DiskStation Manager or DSM, owners will be able to cast their videos and music to their TVs via Chromecast right from the convenience of their smartphones.

Five apps that make Chromecast more than a media streaming device

When we think of Chromecast, we think of streaming media. Netflix, HBO GO, and YouTube dominate the conversation. While those are some of the more attractive apps for Chromecast, they’re not all the dongle has to offer. There some really neat things you can do with the Chromecast outside of watching movies, and we’re going to give you a head start!

Dayframe 2.3 update brings Chromecast functionality for all

Dayframe originally added Chromecast support with the v2.1 update. That bit sounded good, however the Chromecast support was only available for those who went forward with the $2.99 Dayframe Prime in-app purchase. Well, as of today things have changed and not only is Chromecast support available for all Dayframe users -- but that in-app purchase is currently selling at a discounted price.

MyCastScreen for Chromecast pushes timely info to your TV

Chromecast is great, and will only get better, but there are thing’s we’d love to change. For instance, the home screen is nice, but doesn’t hold our interest for long. The pictures are nice, but really only serve as a visual distraction between “castings”. MyCastScreen wants to change that, and bring you timely information while the Chromecast is idle.