Google has begun rolling out a new version of its Google Play Services app to supported Android devices. The roll-out that began on Thursday will prevent Google Cast from locking up your router.
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Google's Cast functionality is causing wireless network disconnections, thanks to overloading routers with packets causing bits of the router to shut down. TP-Link has issued new firmware.
Determined to push further ahead with video streaming, Facebook has released an update to its iOS app allowing video content to be streamed to TVs, with an update for its Android app coming soon.
At today's Made by Google event, the company announced the Chromecast Ultra, a $69 version of its streaming dongle that supports 4K, HDR and, Dolby Vision; has an Ethernet port; and more.
Although Cast for Chrome launched back in July, it has seen a staggered roil out and various improvements over that time, now the company has announced it is available to everyone.
Google has launched an analytics tool for developers of apps that use Google Cast. This will provide developers invaluable information about how users use their applications.
Google's new 'Cast Remote Display' plugin offers the ability to cast games built with Unity, while making the streaming device a secondary display that can feature controls and other information.