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    Quote Originally Posted by DeLLy View Post
    This lets you stream Twitch.tv on Chromecast! http://nitrousstudios.com/twitchcast/index.php

    Its working like a charm right now, no lag, great quality. and its not shitty like streaming a "full tab".
    I downloaded an app called Lakitu that is a Twitch.tv alternative with Chromecast support. It works really well, much better than the native Twitch app, but has downsides. You can't get your followed channel list and for the life of me I can't figure out how to actually link it to Chromecast. It doesn't have the cast icon anywhere that I can see and there is no option in the settings. Others are swearing by it, though. Maybe I'm just stupid.

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    There's a chromecast setting button, but it crashes every time I click it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daly View Post
    There's a chromecast setting button, but it crashes every time I click it.
    That happened to me every time before this morning's update. Even after the update, though, I can't find any way to actually cast the stream. Also, 6 seconds into viewing any stream my phone reboots. I'm on a Nexus5. I hope the developer works out the bugs. It is a cool app.

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    Yup, you're right. I see no button to actually cast the app. lol wtfbbq

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    Daly, I figured out the casting for Lakitu. You can't stream to Google TV boxes or the like, only Chromecasts and it only shows the cast icon if the Chromecast is online. Not very intuitive, but works very well once you figure it out.

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    Ah, thanks liquid. I was testing it at work when we last discussed it and obviously my chromecast was at home. I will definitely test it out over the weekend.

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    I think all of the apps are like that. I noticed when I disconnected my chromecast that the icon disappeared on Netflix, same when I was on vacation.
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    Yea I believe you are correct. Checking my phone now has no cast buttons on any of those apps.

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    I really know nothing about Chromecast, but I have a question:

    I have a Windows 8 (full version) tablet, on which I have Chrome installed. If I go to a typical TV-network website, such as nbc.com, and begin streaming a TV show in Chrome, would I be able to toss that to my TV using Chromecast? I think that's how it works, but I want to make sure.

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    Possibly, but I wouldn't count on it. Some websites work, some don't. It'll cast any static website just fine but as soon as you start trying to cast anything that contains video it's a crapshoot. It really just kinda depends on the site and what standard they use for their video. I'd say you have about a 50/50 chance that it'll work. I've had good luck with a some websites, and some just completely fail.

    It's really not meant to do that though, so it's probably somewhat dumb luck that some websites do actually work to cast video. Google wants specific apps developed for the Chromecast if a site wants their content to be compatible with Chromecast.

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    That's what I was afraid of, thanks.

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    It does have a Hulu Plus app though, so if you subscribe to that you're set.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joeboo View Post
    It does have a Hulu Plus app though, so if you subscribe to that you're set.
    No watch espn which sucks. I have had reasonable success casting the tab for that though.

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    Does Watch ESPN still only work if you have ESPN already via a cable/satellite subscription? I really wish WatchESPN and HBOGo were available as individual subscriptions.

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    I don't understand why there aren't more apps coming out for that thing. It's like the best selling piece of electronics on Amazon. I thought people would be jumping at that shit. I am off to write an angry letter to PornHub.com now.

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    Agreed. As far as I know this is the last comment made by twitch on the matter:

    Jason M: Twitch Staff

    "We are not actively working on a Chromecast app. You can stream to Chromecast from a laptop."

    What a crop of shit.

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    The thing is, I don't even want an app. Can't they just add the little cast button to their website like YouTube?

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    Yeah Spotify isn't working on one either, I don't understand what the deal is, some kind of politics thing I am sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joeboo View Post
    Does Watch ESPN still only work if you have ESPN already via a cable/satellite subscription? I really wish WatchESPN and HBOGo were available as individual subscriptions.
    You get access with most internet providers, but without a cable subscription that includes espn you can only watch espn3 on the watch espn app. Can't buy access.

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    So it's coming close to time for Orange is the New Black, and my wife wants to watch it. Problem is, I got rid of our PS3 a while ago (which is what we had used for Netflix before) and I also moved our Roku to our workout room. In the living room I've got an HTPC running XBMC, but it can't run Netflix for shit.

    I was thinking of getting a Chomecast, but the idea of using my phone to browse Netflix sounds like the worst fucking shit ever. A laptop or tablet doesn't seem much better. Am I being over dramatic about it? My other option was one of the Roku streaming stick things, but I saw a demo video of it and it takes like 3 or 4 minutes from booting until your show actually starts streaming.

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    Buy another Roku? Get Plex app to handle any of the media on your PC, and then get access to Netflix, and all the other cool shit Roku has.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elurin View Post
    I was thinking of getting a Chomecast, but the idea of using my phone to browse Netflix sounds like the worst fucking shit ever. A laptop or tablet doesn't seem much better. Am I being over dramatic about it?
    Yes? My wife uses her phone all the time no problem and do you not already use netflix on your laptop or tablet? It isn't any different you just click one more button to play it on your tv.

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    The Netflix website also shows a lot more material and lets you browse deep into categories.

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    What's so bad about using a phone to start netflix? It's a hell of a lot better than using a remote control to spell things out on the screen. Phones are shitty remotes if you want to flip channels or fast forward or rewind a lot, but they are great for finding shit on netflix.

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    Yeah I got rid of my cable and just stream shit through Chromecast now, using my phone exclusively. It is way, way better than any remote and guide setup with cable ever was.
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    The shitty part about having a Chromecast and no TV service? When my grandmother comes over the house and has no hope in hell of figuring out how to use any of this technology to watch anything. At this point if she knows she spending the night over she'll just bring a book to read. lol

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    Heh, just having an AV receiver is enough to stymie most of my family from the previous generation if they wanted to try to watch my TV. If my mom wants to watch a DVD she has to call me every fucking time so I can tell her to hit the input button.

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    Anybody have parents that will still sit there and watch SD instead of HD? I taught my parents to use couch potato, sickbeard, chromecast, boxee box and when I would visit I would still catch them watching SD fucking television instead of the HD channel since they are so used to just tunning to channel 5 and shit. Drives me fucking nuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abefroman View Post
    Anybody have parents that will still sit there and watch SD instead of HD? I taught my parents to use couch potato, sickbeard, chromecast, boxee box and when I would visit I would still catch them watching SD fucking television instead of the HD channel since they are so used to just tunning to channel 5 and shit. Drives me fucking nuts.
    Yup, gave my mom my old Samsung 42" LED when I upgraded, took it to her house, set it up, went to the cable store and got her an HD box, set that up, and she still watches her standard def channels. Reason being that on her cable service where NBC is 4 and CBS is 5, etc, the HD channels are 1004 and 1005, and she's too lazy to type in all those numbers. So she watches 4:3 standard def and she hated the letterbox sides on the widescreen TV so she made me set it to "zoom" to get rid of them.

    Goddamned ridiculous

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    At least they can get HD, and just don't use it.

    My Mom and step dad have a 60" Vizio, and they don't even subscribe to HD from Cox. They do as your parents do and use the zoom. It's stupid...

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    I bought my folks one of those logitech remotes and programmed everything into it. They can just hit the button that says shit like "TV with Surround" and it will turn on recevier / DTv Box / tv and set all the inputs - shit is great. I think I setup like 10ish different shortcuts for things like dvd, radio, tape (yes) etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elurin View Post
    So it's coming close to time for Orange is the New Black, and my wife wants to watch it. Problem is, I got rid of our PS3 a while ago (which is what we had used for Netflix before) and I also moved our Roku to our workout room. In the living room I've got an HTPC running XBMC, but it can't run Netflix for shit.

    I was thinking of getting a Chomecast, but the idea of using my phone to browse Netflix sounds like the worst fucking shit ever. A laptop or tablet doesn't seem much better. Am I being over dramatic about it? My other option was one of the Roku streaming stick things, but I saw a demo video of it and it takes like 3 or 4 minutes from booting until your show actually starts streaming.
    A little late I realize, but when you say the HTPC can't run Netflix for shit...why? Are you saying that if you open up a browser and start Netflix, it runs like shit? Or are you trying to use it through XBMC (which admittedly doesn't work for shit)? Other than ease of remote control, I can't really envision any of those other solutions being cheaper and easier to use than a browser, since you've already got a computer sitting there.

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    Speaking of remote controls. Son threw our Roku remote into the toilet and we didn't know it so it sat there for a day or so. Completely killed it. Went to the App Store, and downloaded Roku's app, and holy shit is that shit cool.

    No reason for a remote at all, and remote play of videos that are already on the phone. So bad ass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vvoid View Post
    A little late I realize, but when you say the HTPC can't run Netflix for shit...why? Are you saying that if you open up a browser and start Netflix, it runs like shit? Or are you trying to use it through XBMC (which admittedly doesn't work for shit)? Other than ease of remote control, I can't really envision any of those other solutions being cheaper and easier to use than a browser, since you've already got a computer sitting there.
    Was referring to running the Netflix app on XBMC. It...doesn't really work. Anyway, I ended up getting a Chromecast just in time for Orange is the New Black. It's pretty sweet, but I hate having to switch over to wifi on my phone to use it.

    One of these days I'll buy a tablet and use that.

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    You guys that have people with SD-syndrome. My wife is the same way. I would always say "I AM PAYING FOR HD SO THAT'S WHAT WE'RE WATCHING" but she wouldn't care. Said she couldn't tell the difference.

    On regular Comcast HD-DVR boxes you can actually set them up so SD channels are blocked if an HD channel exists and it will automatically switch. On the X1 boxes it actually always switches to HD if it is available. Now everything is at peace.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elurin View Post
    Was referring to running the Netflix app on XBMC. It...doesn't really work. Anyway, I ended up getting a Chromecast just in time for Orange is the New Black. It's pretty sweet, but I hate having to switch over to wifi on my phone to use it.

    One of these days I'll buy a tablet and use that.
    I hate to be dense, but what's wrong with a bluetooth mouse and Firefox? Seems like less effort than a Chromecast/phone or tablet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abefroman View Post
    Anybody have parents that will still sit there and watch SD instead of HD? I taught my parents to use couch potato, sickbeard, chromecast, boxee box and when I would visit I would still catch them watching SD fucking television instead of the HD channel since they are so used to just tunning to channel 5 and shit. Drives me fucking nuts.
    Heh, my parents are pretty close to the same. They've got a gawdawful 720p rear projection set. I set them up with an Apple TV, but the old man is too lazy to use it (the remote has ONE FUCKING BUTTON), so orders shows on Netflix disc instead of streaming.

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    I think my Chromecast broked. For some reason, the Chromecast will not connect to my internet and subsequently, I cannot connect to it. It used to work. I've tried factory resetting it and everything. I get to the point of putting in the password to the network as well as changing it from ChromecastXYZ to XYZ. Can't seem to get it to work. QQ

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    Just reading some of the SD/HD discussion got me to thinking. Why the fuck is there still standard definition? Shouldn't HD just be the standard at this point? Cable companies are real pieces of shit (yes, this is obvious). Do we really need to pay EXTRA for HD channels these days? That should be the norm... we're well past it technologically. You can broadcast free basic HD channels with a simple antenna, but we need a "special" box from Comcast and an extra monthly fee for HD. When are we going to advance from this era?

    Fuck, and I came here to see if I should buy a Chromecast or Roku streaming stick. Any thoughts?
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    There is still SD because of old people

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    Quote Originally Posted by Solariss View Post
    Just reading some of the SD/HD discussion got me to thinking. Why the fuck is there still standard definition? Shouldn't HD just be the standard at this point? Cable companies are real pieces of shit (yes, this is obvious). Do we really need to pay EXTRA for HD channels these days? That should be the norm... we're well past it technologically. You can broadcast free basic HD channels with a simple antenna, but we need a "special" box from Comcast and an extra monthly fee for HD. When are we going to advance from this era?

    Fuck, and I came here to see if I should buy a Chromecast or Roku streaming stick. Any thoughts?
    You're assuming they'd bring HD down to SD price. They'd just eliminate the SD price and everyone would be paying extra.

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    I cannot even get HD premium channels where I live and its not a tiny mom and pop cable company either.

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    I know I'm late to the party, but I finally got one of these. Is everything in this thread still relevant? If it isn't what are the must haves/hacks/etc. for this device?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Solariss View Post
    Just reading some of the SD/HD discussion got me to thinking. Why the fuck is there still standard definition? Shouldn't HD just be the standard at this point? Cable companies are real pieces of shit (yes, this is obvious). Do we really need to pay EXTRA for HD channels these days? That should be the norm... we're well past it technologically. You can broadcast free basic HD channels with a simple antenna, but we need a "special" box from Comcast and an extra monthly fee for HD. When are we going to advance from this era?

    Fuck, and I came here to see if I should buy a Chromecast or Roku streaming stick. Any thoughts?
    To add to this even further, can you even buy a SD TV anymore? I dont see them around anymore for sale. Fuck you can get a 40"-45" 1080p TV for like $300 these days.
    The only places I see SD tvs anymore is in like cabins we rent out in the summer in northern Michigan.

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    My grandmother still has a tube TV. Every time I go to her house it's like seeing someone use an abacus or something.

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    I still have my 40" mitsubishi tube TV downstairs in the basement. It was like the biggest tube TV you could buy. But fuck if im gonna try to remove that monster, its like 400lbs.

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    I'm looking for an android hdmi stick will full play store access. Anyone got any recommendations ? There's like 1000 models everywhere and they all come with "quad cores" and shit.

    I know it's not the best place to ask but I couldn't find anything better.

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    So I got one of these like 6 months ago and used it like 4 times and forgot I even had it until I say this thread. :/
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    Quote Originally Posted by gogusrl View Post
    I'm looking for an android hdmi stick will full play store access. Anyone got any recommendations ? There's like 1000 models everywhere and they all come with "quad cores" and shit.

    I know it's not the best place to ask but I couldn't find anything better.
    imo, buy an AndroidTV device instead of some random chinese shit.

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    That's the official Google one I believe, should work well.

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    Almost every review I've seen about the nexus player was disappointed in it and said the Shield TV was vastly superior, but it's also 3x the price. It's also just an Android TV device, not the full version of android, so it just does video and whatever games that are Android TV compatible.

    It sounded like you're looking for a HDMI stick that runs full android and has the play store on it, which I don't know squat about.

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    New news for the the Chromecast and Nexus phones today. Shit sounds dope.

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    I love my Chromecast. Plex works great on them when I need to keep my daughter occupied with something while I'm busy and Sling works great as well to connect the programming on the TV to any other TV in the house wirelessly. Great for slinging a game to the back deck or sending porn to the master bed room.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Denamian View Post
    Almost every review I've seen about the nexus player was disappointed in it and said the Shield TV was vastly superior, but it's also 3x the price. It's also just an Android TV device, not the full version of android, so it just does video and whatever games that are Android TV compatible.

    It sounded like you're looking for a HDMI stick that runs full android and has the play store on it, which I don't know squat about.
    I guess it depends on what you're looking to run. I don't know that any of them have access to the Play store. The Nexus Player has access to the store, and a subset of apps (most of what you might want, e.g. netflix, vlc, plex) and is a valid cast target.

    The Shield TV has faster hardware, but if you're not playing games there isn't much use for it.

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    Doesn't seem like there's much of a reason to upgrade from the first gen chromecasts which work fine. I guess the audio thing might be cool if you have a stand-alone stereo but you've always been able to do the same thing with a $30 bluetooth gizmo. My main stereo is my AV receiver so I already stream music through my chromecast. I sort of don't like the fact that Google Music streams the songs off the internet instead of directly from my phone though because I have capped internet at home. Probably not a problem for most people I suppose.

    Has anyone else had the experience that streaming video to chromecast is kind of buggy from anything but YouTube? I have gone to using the "cast my screen" feature instead of the little chromecast button on other video sites because it seems to hang up so often. This could be something to do with my shitty internet as well though.

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    I have issues with it randomly disconnecting and closing the app on my phone, other than that I have no issues.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrutulTM View Post
    ...Has anyone else had the experience that streaming video to chromecast is kind of buggy from anything but YouTube? I have gone to using the "cast my screen" feature instead of the little chromecast button on other video sites because it seems to hang up so often. This could be something to do with my shitty internet as well though.
    I use my Chromecast to stream from Couchtuner exclusively. I like to let it buffer a few minutes before I watch an episode of whatever. Most (95%) of the time it works flawlessly. If it doesn't, it's usually shitty internet that can't keep up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gogusrl View Post
    I have 2 of those and a nvidia shield. They all work pretty well for streaming and live tv using the hdhomerun tuners. I did have to put the dev preview of android M on the nexus players for the hardware mpeg2 decoding though.

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    Well, if you want to get a Nexus Player, Apple TV or Chromecast from Amazon, better do it soon.

    Amazon, Gunning For Award, Will Be Banning Chromecast And Nexus Player Listings From Its US Store

    Amazon says it's to avoid confusion because those don't do prime video, so what about the Chinese android sticks or Shield TV?

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    Sounds like anticompetitive behavior to me

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    ahh yes the classic excuse of "customer confusion". Nothing like saying Hey everyone we think you're fucking morons!

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    Yea, that does sound a bit like lawsuit territory. Intel and Microsoft both got jammed up with similar practices, no?
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    Got a firetv stick, sideloaded the intercom app I needed, the client is happy.

    Now I need something similar for myself as in cheap mediaplayer with hdmi and spdif out. Has to support plex/xbmc and stuff up to 20gb / movie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agraza View Post
    Yea, that does sound a bit like lawsuit territory. Intel and Microsoft both got jammed up with similar practices, no?
    It's not like you can't get them anywhere else though. I doubt this is lawsuit worthy, though I won't be surprised if someone tries.

    I can only see this as a stupid move for Amazon. It won't increase sales of Fire TV/Stick, may cost them a little consumer goodwill, and will drive a little business to it's competitors.

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    Got a firetv stick, sideloaded the intercom app I needed, the client is happy.

    Now I need something similar for myself as in cheap mediaplayer with hdmi and spdif out. Has to support plex/xbmc and stuff up to 20gb / movie.
    Roku 4 should be able to handle that according to recent leaks. No idea as to the price, but it's believed that it's being released soon.

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    Got the new chromecast set up, this thing is working flawlessly. So much faster than using my ps3 or my fire tv stick. (even though the ps3 is wired, the OS is slow as shit)

    Fire tv os isn't the greatest, haven't tried side loading it, but I definitely get some buffering on that playing netflix that I haven't seen on the new chromecast.

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    I have an old Chromecast that I use occasionally. I use my phone to push shit from Netflix or Plex to my TV with it. My only problem is that my phone often loses connection with the thing. Whatever I'm playing doesn't stop, but if I ever need to pause something, it has to reconnect, and will sometimes lose its place while doing so.

    Anyone have that issue? It happened with my OPO, and is happening with my Galaxy S6 as well. Both keep their WiFi on while sleeping.

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    I regularly use my Note 3 and Nexus 9 tablet to control my Chromecast, and never have an issue with them losing connection/control. Not unless I specifically close my plex app on the device.(it runs fine in the background while doing other stuff on my phone/tablet)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pizoi View Post
    I have an old Chromecast that I use occasionally. I use my phone to push shit from Netflix or Plex to my TV with it. My only problem is that my phone often loses connection with the thing. Whatever I'm playing doesn't stop, but if I ever need to pause something, it has to reconnect, and will sometimes lose its place while doing so.

    Anyone have that issue? It happened with my OPO, and is happening with my Galaxy S6 as well. Both keep their WiFi on while sleeping.
    Have had that problem for a while, but it really seems very random. Have also had issues recently with plex connectivity, but I'm having issues pinpointing whether it's my phone, the server, the plex app, my wireless, or the chromecast lol.

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    Can only seem to get stereo on Hulu on my Chromecast(2) and my google-fu is failing me on this. Netflix is working in DD+ just fine. Any ideas?

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    You can get $6 in playstore credit per chromecast device
    Chromecast and Android TV owners can get $6 in Play Store credit | Android Central

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daezuel View Post
    Can only seem to get stereo on Hulu on my Chromecast(2) and my google-fu is failing me on this. Netflix is working in DD+ just fine. Any ideas?
    Hulu only streams in stereo sound, whether on Chromecast, the Hulu website via a web browser, or whatever. No clue why they don't upgrade their sound, but it's been 2-channel stereo only from Hulu for years now.

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    New chromebit.

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    I have an issue where Youtube playlists won't play continuously on chromecast. It'll play the first video then stop.

    Anyone experience this?
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    Does it do that when using a different device to control the Chromecast? I have a feeling that is a control device issue, and not a Chromecast issue specifically

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    Both my Android phone and computer have the same issue
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    Lately, my Chromecast has been awful for casting a video tab from my computer, and for casting Hulu.

    The video tab cast had always been glitchy, but now it regularly freezes for 10-20 seconds while the video is still running smoothly on my computer, out the video cast freezes while the slobs is still running. In each case, the video continued running smoothly on my computer screen. Often, resetting the cast from my chrome tab will fix it, but sometimes my WiFi will shut off altogether for 30 seconds or so. Casting a chrome tab is the only time where i repeatedly see wifi failing in my house. Normal it's a solid 50 Mbps and almost never interrupts. Any ideas?

    With Hulu, it will randomly just stop casting and display an error message. Usually I need to restart the Chromecast and Hulu app from my phone to get it to restart.

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