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Chromecast to use ultrasonic tones for authentication: A new trend in wireless communication?

by: J. Angelo RacomaJune 27, 2014

Google announced several new things at Google I/O 2014, and one of these is that its HDMI plug-in device Chromecast will be able to provide casting functionality even when an Android device and the Chromecast are not connected to the same WiFi network. Previously, this was confirmed to be done through geo-location data, whereby Chromecast will authenticate with the device by confirming they are within the same vicinity. It turns out that Chromecast will also be using another technology altogether: ultrasonic tones.

Through this authentication method, Chromecast will emit ultrasonic tones from the TV’s speakers, which will then be “heard” by the [...]

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Chromecast dreams come true: Android mirroring, casting without WiFi and more

by: Edgar CervantesJune 25, 2014
Today's new Google Cast features will surely keep pushing Chromecast and Google Cast to its on-going victory. Here are all the newly-announced details.
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Can Mozilla build a better Chromecast using Firefox OS?

by: Jonathan FeistJune 22, 2014
According to reports, Mozilla's mobile-centric Firefox OS has been put to use on a new streaming stick that will directly compete with, and even take over aspects of, Google's Chromecast.
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Chromecast support coming to VLC within 4-6 weeks!

by: Edgar CervantesJune 9, 2014
VLC was taking its sweet time, but developers state Chromecast support is in the works as we speak. This will truly unlock the power of video streaming!
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Chromecast gets WatchESPN, MLS Live and Google+ photo/video support

by: Andrew GrushJune 3, 2014
Today Google took to its blog to formally announce that Chromecast is now officially supported by several new apps.
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Koush’s new AllCast Receiver lets you stream media to any Android device

by: Bogdan PetrovanMay 19, 2014
Koushik Dutta’s AllCast lets you stream media to several devices, including Chromecast, Apple TV, Fire TV, and Roku, but with the new AllCast Receiver companion app, compatibility extends to just about any Android device.
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6 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Google Play Weekly

by: Joe HindyMay 9, 2014
In this week's Google Play Weekly, we talk more about Portal coming to Android, an infuriating game out of Rovio, and more Android apps news you can't miss!
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Videostream is a must-have Chrome extension for any Chromecast owner

by: Bogdan PetrovanMay 3, 2014
Videostream is a free extension for the Chrome web browser that lets users cast local media files to the Chromecast, without any setup or hassle.
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PlayOn Android app updated, brings hundreds of new ‘channels’ to the Chromecast

by: Andrew GrushApril 24, 2014
A new update for the Android PlayOn app brings Chromecast support, and in turn allows Google's media dongle to access many new media 'channels'.
post image At Bat adds Chromecast support, lets you enjoy the game on the big screen

by: Andrew GrushApril 17, 2014 At Bat has received a new app update today that finally brings Chromecast support to the mix! Of course you'll need a subscription to enjoy access to all the games.
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