Google releases a Chromecast app for iOS to help users set up and manage their $35 TV dongle

Google releases a Chromecast app for iOS to help users set up and manage their $35 TV dongle

Google released an official Chromecast app for iOS devices today, making it easier for users to set up the new $35 TV dongle, switch between multiple Chromecasts and change common network settings.

screen568x568The app can be used to pair a new Chromecast with a nearby Wi-Fi network, as well as change the name assigned to the device and the network it connects to by default.

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For users that own multiple Chromecasts and have them set up on the same Wi-Fi network, the app is also useful for managing which devices stream to which dongle. An area at the bottom of the screen also displays a list of supported Chromecast apps – which for now only features Netflix and YouTube.

➀ Chromecast | iOS (via TechCrunch)

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