Google blocks AllCast app for Chrome Cast dongle

Aug

26

2013

Google has released an update for its Chrome Cast dongle AllCast after the application of an external developer would no longer work. According to the developer, Google has its Android application that can stream content stored locally, deliberately blocked.

Shortly after the release of the Chrome Cast AllCast app was released. This application makes it possible to send. Locally stored content to the Chrome Cast Thus, for example, video files can be viewed. Using the Chrome Cast on television

The AllCast app via reverse engineering would have been established, partly because Google no APIs for the Chrome Cast made public. Because of copyright reasons Developer Koushik Dutta says , however, that the hdmi dongle after the last firmware update from Google blocks his application. The developer also proposes that users who do not want a walled garden experience provisionally better not buy.’s Chrome Cast Google has not yet commented on the issue.

The Chrome Cast dongle, which last month by Google in the U.S. was released , allows you to stream content. from a laptop with Chrome browser and Android devices to a TV The dongle must be pricked. In a hdmi input Then be content from YouTube, Google Play Movies, Netflix and Pandora streamed to the television. Can also be browser tabs of the Chrome browser, for example, are open to the TV on a laptop made visible.

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