Whenever your Chromecast is hooked up to your TV and you’re not actually using it, you may have noticed your Chromecast will cycle through beautiful fullscreen photographs, turning your TV into a digital picture frame. Wouldn’t it be great if you could take advantage of that feature and easily display pictures of your own? ... Read More »
Here at Android and Me, we are huge fans of Twitch.tv (at least I am). Recently in the limelight for being swooped up by Amazon, Twitch.tv is a live game streaming service that lets gamers of all kinds share their adventures and connect with anyone around the world. Announced via blog post on the official ... Read More »
It’s your best bud Chromecast’s birthday. You go to their birthday party, only to open the door and have a present wrapped with a big bow and your name on it shoved into your arms. You furiously unwrap it and what do you find? Three free months of Google Play Music All Access. Thanks, Chromecast!
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If you’re a Republic Wireless customer, or you’ve been looking to switch, here’s your incentive. The carrier is offering a new deal: with your purchase of a Moto X, you’ll receive a free Chromecast. This will save you $35 on the little streaming dongle, though you’ll have to shell out $299 for the Moto X ... Read More »
It looks like a very common exploit was found within the Chromecast that can be used to take over the stream, displaying anything the person wants. It’s actually pretty funny, as long as it isn’t happening to you. Security analyst Dan Petro built the device and has called it the Rickmote.
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Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »
Chromecast has been a very useful device for many of us. I use mine nearly every day, when it’s feeling kind enough to work without hanging, and absolutely love it. But there is a feature missing that it seems quite a few people want: screen mirroring.
Luckily, the latest update to the Chromecast app makes ... Read More »
Chromecast is the new big thing in media consumption as of late, if looking at developer support for the little device. Ever since the SDK was opened for public use, the Chomecast has been gaining support from some of the biggest apps out there. And the lesser known apps are using the dongle in some ... Read More »
Google’s first attempt at taking over your living room with Google TV was, by all measures, a flop. Its follow-up, however, was the complete opposite. Chromecast has been an immense success, making it the streaming stick to own for Android, Chrome and iOS users. This June, we’ll find out if Google’s third attempt at taking over ... Read More »
Many of us cannot live without our Chromecasts anymore. The cheap little dongles changed our lives significantly, allowing us to stream our media from a phone directly to the TV with no extra interfaces or laggy “smart” systems to go through. A press of a button gets your media on the TV. It’s as simple ... Read More »