Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday August 25, 2013

Google Blocks Chromecast Streaming Video App

Google updates to the Chromecast dongle have effectively blocked an App that would allow the owners of the $35 device to stream personal media to a TV. So much for 3rd party innovations for Chromecast. roll eyes (sarcastic)

"The Chromecast will probably not be indie developer friendly." Officially, Chromecast only supports media from the Google Play store, Netflix, and YouTube. The company has a staked interest in actively controlling the user experience (and what content can be streamed) if it hopes to round up new partners like HBO and Hulu Plus.