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James Mosvick

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-Learn how to Setup Chromecast on Apple iOS, Windows and Kindle. 
-Casting options even on a vehicle navigation system.
-Troubeshooting resources.
-Android, iOS & OSX Chromecast apps and extensions.
-and even a Humor link thrown in for good measure.

In addition to being a contributor in this Chromecast Community, I am a Pioneer contributor for Google's new Chromecast Help forum.
https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/chromecast
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+Edwin infante Leocadio Anyone connected to the same Wi-Fi network can add pictures to the photo stream by entering the unique security code.
https://chrome.com/photowall/
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The #chromecast  and #ouya  are great media devices.
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Charles Plaine

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Has anyone done any amazing things with this awesome app yet?
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Yea, sure. Check this video out
AutoCast: http://youtu.be/pDCiiX48mq8
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David W

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Having problems casting Netflix from both my 1st gen Nexus 7 and Galaxy S3 running CM. Video streams fine on both devices, but is heavily pixelated and gets flashing lines across the picture when using the Chromecast. Anyone have any suggestions that might help me diagnose the problem?

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5iFELnCUR39SEN4cUNFWDZpVWs/edit
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+David W If you have build 16664, did you unplug the Chromecast dongle from your TV, but not the power, hold down the button for 30 seconds until the light flashes white,  plug the dongle back into the TV and go  through setup?
If no resolve, answers the three questions at
https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!categories/chromecast
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Re-attempting Google Photowall on my Windows 7 system today now worked (before it was not able to detect my Chromecast - either at home or at work). Maybe it was the Chromecast build (16664) that changed it for me. My Google Cast extension is now 14.402.0.5, but I don't know when that was released/upgraded.
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With the ability to "Visit website" from my Chromebox (EDIT: I did have it within Chrome on my laptop too, duh!), it says that the Google Cast extension 14.402.0.5 was updated on April 11, 2014
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I'm trying to get AceStream links working with the Chromecast, preferrably through Plex. AceStream has its own player based on VLC, and the player can act as an http server with a transcoded video stream. I can, however, not get it to work.

Has anyone else tried this? 
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I cannot get any videos working through allcast which are stored on my nas drive or internet but Plex is working fine. All I get is a loading text then black screen. Anyone fixed this?
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streaming to chromecast I assume?
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Which is the best app to cast web video to chromecast??
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I use AdAway, so I've never had to deal with ads. 
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In photowall for Chromecast it says it will save a video of the wall when you're done, where does it save this video?
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Oh sweet just like HOA
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New UK ChromeCast owners:

Is the firmware on the UK stock still rootable? Now that it's completely open, I don't even know if there are any benefits to be had from rooting it anymore but it's there and I want it..... Lol

Cheers.
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Well, collectively they are the same size. Shown are my USB PSUs that are being replaced by an ANKER 5-port charger (E160, they also come in white). Not shown (because I haven't received it yet) is the USB-to-2.1mm plug adapter cord that I will plug in the fifth connection for my 4x1 HDMI switchbox (next post) with audio vampire tap. As seen, it is for my Chromecast, Roku Streaming Stick, power for small Dell desktop speakers (for the audio output of the devices), and a cord to charge my Droid while at my desk.
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Great travel charger too
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The community will host a discussion on the newest Google TV gadget - the ChromeCast. For just $35 you can purchase the ChromeCast at the Google Play store. Any link spam will be immediately deleted by the moderators. Please be polite to one another and respect each other even if you disagree. Flaming and rude behavior could get you the boot. Please post any HELP questions in the Help Me! Category, thanks for understanding.
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Chrome Store app YouConcert uses YouTube player for casting live concert recordings. Not live performances as they happen.

Or go to http://youconcert.fm/?hl=en_US
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James Mosvick

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Parental control for streaming via Google Play and YouTube with a paid membership.
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Version 1.6.1 ist now available for PhotoCast! 

Check out the new GeoView!
- available for all photos with geo-information
- full screen google map
- time of day: icons, infos and daytime coloring

We would like to hear your feedback.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ostec.photocast 
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Version 1.6.1 ist now available for PhotoCast! 

Check out the new GeoView!
- available for all photos with geo-information
- full screen google map
- time of day: icons, infos and daytime coloring

We would like to hear your feedback.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ostec.photocast 
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+René Sieberg. I look forward to it. 
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A thorough (UK) review on the Chromecast from +TechRadar here. Having just swapped my Apple TV 3 for a Chromecast, I'm confident it was the right move. For £30, it's under half the price and does everything I wanted it to do (Netflix and (Chrome) screen mirroring/casting). Where I feel it is let down is in its ability to easily cast directly from my device's (iPhone or iPad's) photostream. It's a missed trick as far as I'm concerned, but I imagine one that will be rectified soon enough as more developers take advantage of the SDK.
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Thanks +James Mosvick - the Framebook app looks pretty good and is a slight workaround for accessing photos on my i-device, albeit those stored in Facebook only. Thanks for sharing.
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