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Chromecast Articles

Spotify for Mac Can Now Initiate Streams to Chromecast Devices

Tuesday July 28, 2020 2:02 am PDT by
Spotify for desktop can now directly initiate Chromecast streams, reports 9to5Google. Previously, the only way to control Chromecast streams on the desktop app was by initiating the stream on the Spotify mobile app first, but now you can do this directly from your Mac via Spotify Connect. Starting a Chromecast stream on the desktop app can be done by clicking the Devices Available button ...

Apple Music Gaining Chromecast Support on Android

Wednesday August 28, 2019 6:14 am PDT by
The latest beta version of Apple Music for Android includes Chromecast support, allowing users to stream songs and playlists from the service over Wi-Fi to Chromecast-enabled devices like the Google Home. Image: Android Police As noted by Android Police via AppleInsider, the cast icon will automatically appear on the now playing screen and elsewhere in the app if there is a compatible...

YouTube App Gets iPhone Lock Screen Controls for Chromecast Streaming

Thursday February 2, 2017 1:39 am PST by
Chromecast users can now control YouTube streaming to their TV from the lock screen of their iPhone, thanks to the latest update to the YouTube app. Like YouTube for Android devices, version 12.03 of the iOS app adds play, pause, previous, next, and volume controls to the iPhone's lock screen whenever YouTube is casting to Chromecast devices, smart TVs, game consoles, and other living room...