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Google updates the Chromecast to Play and Pause content via your TV Remote

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Google updates the Chromecast to Play and Pause content via your TV Remote

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It’s nice being in a position to move the up to date episode of House of Cards on your TV via your Chromecast isn’t it? Although it may be in reality irritating having to take hold of your phone while you wish to have to pause the software in a rush, once in a while it’s simply faster urgent a bodily button on the TV faraway. Thankfully, Google has up to date the Chromecast to permit you to pause and unpause movies with the infra-pink faraway that got here with your TV.

How does it paintings? Well, it’s all down to Chromecast the use of HDMI-CEC, which permits your TV to keep in touch with hooked up units equivalent to your Blu-Ray Player. If your Chromecast is operating the recent firmware (27946) and you've a suitable TV, you will have to be in a position to play and pause content from a number of resources starting from YouTube, WatchESPN, HBO Go, BBC iPlayer, Google Play Music, TuneIn Radio, AllCast and Chrome internet movies.

It will have to be stated that now not all TV’s can be suitable with this serve as, as an example, my LG set doesn’t be offering HDMI-CEC compatibility, so your mileage would possibly range relying on which tv set you personal. You may additionally in finding that a few tv producers could have given the HDMI-CEC serve as a unique identify, Sony calls it BRAVIA Link, LG name it SimpLink at the same time as Samsung has named it Anynet+. Confusing O understand. If you aren’t positive, the highest approach to in finding out if your TV set is suitable is to simply provide it a whirl.

Source: Janko Roettgers


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