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Mobile Chromecast Mirroring On The Way?

Dec 11 2013
Chromecast is active

Chromecast is active (Photo credit: Steven Combs)

Mobile Chromecast Mirroring On The Way?

One of the best features of Google's Chromecast device is the fact that it allows mirroring from computers. In an increasingly mobile world, though, it has become incredibly frustrating to note that Google has not yet opened up the same type of functionality to most smart phones. This unfortunate choice has led Chromecast to cede most of its potential market share to the better-known and better-placed Apple TV, though changes may be coming soon. In fact, some of the code in the Android 4.4.1 update suggests that Google may soon offer support for Chromecast mirroring in all Android devices - a potentially huge move for the search engine giant.

Should You Create a Mobile App for your Website?

Person with PDA handheld device.

Person with PDA handheld device. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Web 2.0 is happening all around us. Savvy business owners realize that their website not only needs to be browser ready, but that it should be mobile ready and optimized for different screen sizes. But even if you your site optimized for the mobile Web, should you still create a mobile app? Hint: The majority of mobile device users access the Web through apps.

Viva la aplicacion!

Ecuadorian mobile phone users

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In a world in which technology grows ever more complex, advanced and overall impressive, many of us strive to own the best gadgets and gizmos on the market. One of the 'must have' items which always seem to be growing in price as well as technological complexity is the modern day smartphone. Often sporting a built in camera of up to 12 megapixels and a range of entertaining and practical applications, the modern day mobile phone has an almost limitless amount of uses. It doesn't seem so long ago that our cell phones were incapable of carrying a signal without a chunky and unsightly antenna protruding from the top; now, they are capable of more than we ever could have imagined.