Google’s $35 TV dongle has learned some new tricks over the last month.
With the launch of a public software development kit, any developer can add Chromecast support in apps for Android, iOS and the web.
New apps make the $35 TV dongle even better, but not without a few headaches.
GigaOM’s Janko Roettgers reports that Google’s $35 Chromecast TV stick has added support for 10 new streaming media services: Plex, aVia, RealPlayer, BeyondPod, PostTV, Songza, RedbullTV, Revision3, VEVO and Viki.
Google’s $35 dongle just got a lot more musical.
“Android TV” branding would be a strange move.
Google’s TV dongle just got a lot more video.
For Chromecast to be a success, Google will need to strike a balance.
Several additional services are on the way beyond the handful that Google announced last week.
For $35, Google’s Chromecast device turns your TV into a smart TV of sorts, with web browser mirroring, YouTube and Netflix.
Someone had to do it, and I’m glad it’s finally happened: Chromecast gives us a chance to move on.
The Chromecast’s main purpose is to reduce the amount of time between wanting to watch a video on Netflix or YouTube and actually doing it.