With the Release of the Google Chromecast SDK, Expect Big Things

Nancy Messieh 05-02-2014

Since its launch in July, Google’s Chromecast has been slowly adding new options to what you can beam directly from your computer onto your television. With popular streaming options like YouTube, Hulu, Netflix and HBOGO, there’s quite a lot to keep viewers busy, but with Google’s latest announcement you can expect even more out of the little $35 gizmo. After just over six months, Google has released the Google Cast Software Development Kit (SDK) for developers.


This means that developers now have all the tools necessary to build apps and websites that are Chromecast compatible. For end users of the Chromecast, it means that there could be a whole new world of entertainment waiting for them on their television sets.

Developers who want to find out more about their options and what they can expect should keep tabs on the Google Developers Blog. For the rest of us, bookmark the Chromecast Apps page where you can see all the new options that will be available to you. With an incredibly vibrant ecosystem built around Google’s Android platform, we can only imagine how many more creative uses for the  Chromecast 8 Creative Uses for Google's Chromecast We've come up with 8 unique uses for Google's Chromecast. Read on to find out just how you can make even more use of your Chromecast. Read More we’ll be presented with.

To find out more about the Google Cast SDK, check out the video below:

Will you be building any interesting apps for the Google Chromecast? Let us know about them in the comments.

Source: Chromecast Blog | Image Credits: Chromecast Via Flickr


Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the site alive. Read more.

Whatsapp Pinterest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. Guy M
    February 5, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Well, that just pushed me over the edge. I'm getting Chromecast now. I think this is delightful...that's right, I said delightful!

    • Nancy
      February 5, 2014 at 8:36 pm

      I bought mine the day it was announced by Google and I have to say I absolutely love it. (And this is coming from someone who also owns a Roku. And clearly doesn't know when to stop buying gadgets.)