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KitKat Arrives for VZW HTC One, Galaxy S2 Gets Official CM 11 Nightlies, Chromecast SDK Available! – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4 KitKat for the Verizon HTC One has been released! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that the Samsung Galaxy S2 is getting official CyanogenMod 11 nightlies and the Chromecast SDK is now...

Google Chromecast SDK Now Available to Developers, More Supported Apps to Come!

The $35 Google Chromecast has had a bit of a chequered history in its relatively short six-month lifespan. While the device offered streaming video and audio capabilities previously seen only in far more costly accessories, the list of officially supported services has always been quite sparse. At first this looked like it would be only a minor...

Eureka-ROM for Your Rooted Google Chromecast

Not too long ago, we talked about KyoCast by XDA Forum Member Kyonz. For those who may not remember, KyoCast allowed users to bypass Google's predefined whitelist of supported services.  It worked by redirecting any requests for whitelist information over to KyoCast servers, where various third party services and applications are allowed.Now as Kyocast support is drawing to a...

Android 4.4.2 Released, New Chromecast Apps, High End Ubuntu Touch Phones Coming in 2014! – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now available for the current Google Nexus devices and its source code has been released. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that the LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Z...

Chromecast Now Supports Google Play Music and Movies from the Web… It’s About Time!

The Google Chromecast team has been rather busy in the past few days. Just yesterday, we wrote about how the Chromecast had received an OTA update to build 14651, bringing support for the new Chromecast V2 API, as well as a revised home screen and the groundwork for the forthcoming Android-to-Chromecast display mirroring. And just one...

Chromecast Update Build 14651 Brings Improved Home Screen, New Features

Just yesterday, we talked about how the Google Chromecast just got a whole lot more useful thanks to ten new supported applications. Well as it turns out, that's not all that's going on in the Chromecast world. An update has actually been in the process of rolling out ever since last Tuesday, and it is...

Google Chromecast Now Supports Ten New Apps, Local Content Now Here

The Google Chromecast is a great little media streaming device---and one that doesn't break the bank while accomplishing the basics and doing them relatively well. But ever since the device's launch, the list of supported apps has been quite depressing. Despite this, Google recently made changes to the Google Play Store to better highlight Chromecast-enabled applications,...

Android 4.4.1 Hints at Upcoming Chromecast Mirroring

I've said it before, and I'll say it again. Despite its limitations, the Google Chromecast is a great little device for its paltry $35 asking price. However, it's certainly not perfect, and one of the main limitations is in the limited number of content providers.Those lucky enough to have rooted their device before the first OTA blocked...

Custom ROM Now Available for the Google Chromecast

Android is one of the most amazing mobile OSes ever released. The ability to mod and customize the OS so easily gives almost unlimited possibilities. The highly modified and stripped version seem on the Google Chromecast also has some potential. Not too long ago, we presented a custom ROM and recovery for Samsung Galaxy Gear...

Exit the Chromecast Walled Garden with KyoCast

As good of a value as the $35 Google Chromecast is, the device has so much potential that is trapped behind Google's walled garden. The whitelist, which only allows certain services to work with the device, may be meant to ensure that everything works seamlessly. But for power users, this is only a roadblock to true...

Easier Chromecast Rooting/Modding, LOLCODE for Android, Half Life on Windows RT – XDA Developer TV

Update: The video is now online! We're very sorry for the inconvenience!You can now root your Google Chromecast easily with FlashCast if you have the correct firmware. That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is an article about generating NVflash...

FlashCast Makes Chromecast Rooting Easy

Some time ago, we wrote about how the folks over at GTVHacker managed to root the Google Chromecast. Shortly thereafter, the secure boot vulnerability was closed, and this root method no longer worked. For this reason, many users refuse to let new Chromecast units connect to the Internet before first rooting and disabling OTAs.Naturally, if...