Google update the iOS and Android Chromecast apps

Google have updated the iOS and Android Chromecast apps which are the apps you need if you have a Chromecast device. The app enables you to setup and manage your Chromecast and the update has improved support for Samsung devices as well as bug fixes and additional Chromecast settings for…

GooglePlayer for iOS adds Chromecast support

GooglePlayer is a great app for playing a wide range of video formats on your iOS device, it will stream from file shares, UPNP servers and transfer via iTunes and supports HDMI, VGA and Video Mirroring. The latest update adds Chromecast support so you can find play local or network…

BBC iPlayer for the iPhone and iPad updated with improved Chromecast features

The last update of the iOS version of BBC iPlayer added Chromecast support to the app so you can use the app to watch BBC shows on the TV. Today’s update improves how the app resumes playback after watching on a Chromecast. If you cast a TV show to Chromecast…

Sky+ for iOS and Android updated

Sky have updated the iOS and Android versions of its Sky+ app. The app were updated a couple of weeks ago with a new look and feel, this time there are just some minor changes. The iOS version fixes a bug with the TV Guide opening at the wrong time…

Microsoft announce Office for the iPad

Today at new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella press briefing Microsoft finally announced Office for iOS. Word, Excel and Powerpoint have been built from the ground up for iOS and are fully touch enabled. The apps for the iPad are free for reading and presenting content but you will need an…

Media Browser for iOS updated, adds Chromecast support

If you have Chromecast dongle you will know it’s a great way of sending content from your browser or phone to the TV (I just got mine, see my review) and if you have a Media Browser system and an iOS device you can now send content from your Media…

Video: Setting up and playing with Google’s Chromecast

Google’s Chromecast dongle may have been out in the US for a while but it’s only just made it here to the UK. The £30 device plugs into a HDMI port on your TV and takes power from either the TVs USB port or the supplied power adapter. Once you…

Thoughts on the iPad Mini with Retina v 8 inch Windows 8 tablet

Ok this may not be the first iPad Mini with Retina review but it’s a new device to me and I thought it would be good to try it alongside my 8 inch Windows 8 tablet. A couple of months ago starting using a Toshiba Encore 8 Windows tablet and…

BBC iPlayer apps on Chromecast

Today Google launched the Chromecast device in the UK and the BBC have announce that iPlayer will support the new device. Chromecast support has been added to the iOS and Android version of the iPlayer app and they will be soon adding support to the web version of iPlayer running…

Sonos introduce new Sonos apps, sign up for the Android beta

Sonos have announced new iOS and Android Sonos controller apps with a beta of the Android version available now. The new apps have a redesigned and simplified user interface and it makes it quicker and easier to find and listen to your music. For example the search now work across…