Google Play Android application and content ecosystem hosts thousands of fantastic and interesting apps, services, and games. But for a while all these can be accessed only on a smartphone or tablet and on Chrome browser on a computer or if you had a smart TV. Then Apple cleverly hit the market with its Apple Tv solution to leverage its own content onto the big screen. The solution of Google was ridiculously humble with the competing streaming devices.
Google Chromecast Setup looks like a USB stick and connects to your HDTV with the help of HDMI port. Now the Google has opened the SDK up to developers, we have seen many new and useful features have been added to it. Out of the box, you get support for most of the Google services as well as BBC Player and Netflix. The 4K enabled version of Chromecast is also available now.
But now a days Chromecast is not the only way for digital streaming. Many devices have come up. So, what else you can do with your Google Chrome Cast Setup. You can play games, mirror your PC display to your TV screen, stream audio and video both, and much more. The best thing about Chromecast platform is that it has open source nature.
Here are some of the tips and tricks for your Google Chromecast that you should try and you can also take help from www Chromecast Setup:
Mirror Chrome on your HDTV
If you have Google Chrome browser, you can mirror everything which is displaying inside the Chrome tab onto your HDTV’s display using Chromecast. All you need to do is to make sure that all the devices are connected to same network. Just click on the cast icon at upper right corner of Chrome when you see it.
Make your Smartphone a TV Remote
Chromecast uses HDMI-CEC technology which lets the user products like smartphones, interact with the things like HDTV once the dongle is connected and plugged to power source. You need to go to the settings of HDTV to ensure that the feature is enabled. Then you need to do Chromecast App Download into your smartphone and that’s it.
VLC for Chromecast
Chromecast is just awesome. But in 2015 it got even more better when it got support for VLC media player. VLC is an open source media player on web and it supports more video codecs than any other solution.
Use Real Player Cloud
Real player cloud converts everything in the back end. It means now you don’t need to bother about codecs. All you need is membership, application, some uploaded video content and then you can begin streaming on device which is connected to a network connection including Chromecast.
Turn Chromecast into Budget Sonos System
Chromecast can be used to stream music from your smartphone wirelessly to the best and the biggest speakers of your house. All you need is HDMI to VGA adapter that must have an audio output. Once you have all the gizmos, connect adapter to your Chromecast, plug it in to HDTV and connect a wore from your speaker and connect it to audio output of the adaptor.
Get All Cast
If you want something which is absolutely free, then All Cast is for you. This application is available as download from Google Play and as browser plug-in in Firefox. Once installed you can stream whatever you want.