In this week’s Google Play Weekly we talk about the confirmation of Xposed coming to Android, Leo’s Fortune, Modern Combat 5, and more Android apps news!
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.
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.
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.
According to several references found in the Chromecast’s homescreen source code that points to new features such as weather information and the ability to bring user-customized wallpapers.
Just a week after its launch, the new Amazon Fire TV has replaced Google’s Chromecast at the top of Amazon’s bestsellers list in the Electronics department.
Koushik Dutta just keeps adding features to his AllCast media streaming app, with support for Amazon’s brand new Fire TV added in the latest update.
This Friday Debate, we discuss the Fire TV. Amazon introduced their long rumored set-top-box this week, and it looks pretty impressive. Has Amazon gained the upper hand on Google by releasing the Fire TV? Is the Chromecast still a good deal now that the Fire TV is out?
AutoCast is a new app from the creator of AutoPebble, bringing the power of Tasker over to the Chromecast bringing us multi-tasking, voice control and more.
With the announcement of the Fire TV, Amazon has inserted itself into the already pretty crowded media streaming device market, challenging Google, Apple, Roku, and the myriad other me-too devices. But how does it compare to what’s already available? Read on for more!