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This program lets you cast YouTube videos to your TV using command line

The ability to wirelessly cast a smartphone's screen to other devices like a TV isn't that difficult of an endeavor these days. In fact, when it comes to casting a YouTube video from your phone or tablet to your Smart TV, the little icon takes care of everything — from device discovery to seamless...

Rooted devices can bring back volume control for Cast speaker groups

Sonos filed two lawsuits against Google in January 2020, saying the company stole its multi-room speaker technology and infringed on 100 patents. The United States International Trade Commission ruled earlier this month that Google had indeed infringed on Sonos patents, and with Google (so far) unwilling to pay for a patent license, the ability to...

Google Cast is getting an upgrade that lets you transfer or add devices to a stream

The Google Cast SDK allows users to extend Android, iOS, and Chrome apps to direct their streaming audio and video content to a TV or sound system. Hidden within the flurry of announcements originating from Google I/O 2021, Google is adding in new functionality to the Cast Connect library, allowing users to transfer their streams...

You Can Now Select Default Cast Devices in the Google Home App

It seems that with the launch of the Google Home Max and Google Home Mini, that Google is starting to focus a lot on their smart home suite of products. Providing new features (at a cheap price point in the case of the Mini, at $49), such as the enhanced sound systems, Spotify integration and...