Earlier you could cast Play Music and Play Movies easily through a smartphone or tablet, but you had go searching for options to cast from the web, now Google has made things easier and placed the cast button right in the web player. You need to have Google cast extension installed on your Chrome browser for this function to work. Once done, you can just click the cast icon and your music or movies would instantly play on your Chromecast powered TV.
With holiday season just few days away, Google has brought Chromecast support for as many as ten new apps. Earlier Chromecast had support for Netflix, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, Pandora, YouTube, Google Play Movies and Music, now Google has taken the apps tally to total 17 apps.
The new apps that has joined the Chromecast team are :
- Red Bull.TV
- Revision 3
- RealPlayer Cloud
The little HDMI dongle, Chromecast from Google makes a very good gift for the upcoming holiday season and it is not going to burn your pocket, priced at $35 only.