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Because even the Bloody Mary deserves a day off once in a while.
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People have long been emulating classic computers and games consoles on Raspberry Pi, and the Raspberry Pi 2's faster CPU means you can now emulate fifth-generation consoles. Visit our blog at for a round-up of the kind of fun that's possible.

#classicgaming   #emulator   #videogames
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Stole this from +Sean Coleman over on the FB
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Chromecast support
Chromecast Tips and Tricks
(updated 2/6/14)

Google Cast SDK (released 2/3/14)
Works with Cast Receiver Build 15250 (see below - Find IP address, MAC address & Build number), Cast extension (available in Chrome Web Store), and Chrome Browser 32.0.1700.72 or higher.

Official Resellers

Plug-in Chromecast Dongle

Set-up Chromecast

Install Google Cast extension to tab cast

Android app

Third-party Android apps

iOS app

Third-party iOS apps

Hotel Motel
3 devices: Chromecast, Smartphone with unlimited data Hotspot, and Tablet to set up Chromecast app. You may need an extension cord for Chromecast dongle.

Another option:

Set-up Hotspot

School or Business network between Google Cast and Chromecast
Web ports: http/80 and https/443
Firewalls: dial/1900/udp and mdns/5353/udp

Have a Chromecast Party at a MeetUp event

Tab Cast Google Drive and Local files

Cast your images, audio and videos

Cast or Mirror Entire Screen
Mirror Your Entire Desktop with Chromecast for $35!

Tab Cast Google + Hangout

Turn TV (6:52 min mark) on/off with (Consumer Electronics Control) CEC
Google Chromecast Review & Walkthrough: CEC, Casting Modes/Resolutions, Streaming, Netflix

Cast your photographs using Google Slides

Upload media to Google Play library!msg/chromebook-central/aA_09D3DOu0/3tk6O5UeruwJ

How to Use Your Chromecast (Mom)

Cast Fireplace

Cast Aquarium

Cast in Vehicle
Google Chromecast in the Car Android & iOS Demo.

Official Help & Troubleshooter

AdditionalTroubleshooting Steps!msg/chromebook-central/JN65XCmkBq4/1mf3tl4AN1sJ

Official Google Chromecast Group!categories/chromebook-central/chromecast

Contact Google support by email or phone

G+ Chromecast Community

Windows 8.0 & 8.1 Help

YouTube Playback Issues

Clear Cookies, Cache, and History from Android Phones

Optional Hardware

Router Compatibility

Wifi Analyzer Choose router channels 1, 6 or 11.

Google Feedback and Suggestions,3268944

Find IP address, MAC address & Build number

Embed a YouTube video player on your website

Keyboard Shortcuts

Local Chromecast MP4 Player With Subtitles

How To Cast videos using different Apps

Dayframe (Chromecast Photos)
Dayframe 2.0 - Chromecast slideshow demo

See bottom of image at &
Find  MP4 files for Vid Cast

Google Play Movies
Chromecast: How to cast using Google Play Movies

AllCast (android only)
AllCast for Android

Avia (android only)
Avia Media Player With Chromecast Update Hands On

Photocast not yet in Google Play for your Google+ images!

Plex on Chromecast

Chromecast: How to cast using YouTube

ChromeCast Apps ~ HBO GO ~ Stream HBO From Smartphone To Your TV

Google Play Music
Chromecast: How to cast using Google Play Music

Hulu Plus
Chromecast: How to cast using Hulu Plus

Chromecast: How to cast using Netflix

Chromecast: How to cast using Pandora

Please note: last 3 apps above allow you to watch on Kindle Fire HD without an iOS nor Android device app

Official apps

Official Supported Apps & Sites in Help

Apps above but with URL's and  Chromecast support coming  apps on Google Play
Note: There are apps in Google Play that redirect to YouTube for casting capabilities.

Partial list of Chromecast apps in development per wiki

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Future of Television
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