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    Anyone else got a Chromecast ?

    If yes please list what apps you are using with it, today I have read we will get slingbox support.

    Could be the best 30 I have spent

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    Plex.....works awesome using ipad mini to cast movies from HP xpenology server to TV

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    plex for me with iptv plugin...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kooozy View Post
    plex for me with iptv plugin...
    Could you explain how to set that up ?
    It would be useful for me and others in the future.

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    i have plex running on a dedicated server, on the dedicated use the unsupported apps bundle, add the iptv plugin find the links and add em too the iptv channels playlist

    theres also navi x yify ect ect ect

    then connect your chromecast as a client

    shoulde said when i say dedicated i mean hosted server not a dedicated pc in the house..

    although wiff a decent pc on home network would still work, hosted just so much quicker when out and about..

    plex app on iphone, streamed TV any where

    best place to look is the plex forum really

    also should really say i use nowtvbox as client too, 15 quid from tesco or 10 online direct from sky..

    theres an enigma 2 plugin as well... havent tried the streams on there though as i hardly use a reciever any more, my media portal machines now redundant lol..

    also got a couple mates using plex on there smart tvs to connect, it really is a very good app, based entirely on xbmc
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    Netflix and Chrome browser work on any platform, Android, Mac and Windows.

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    Purchased xbmcast android application which I am trying to run on my phone but have run out of space at present.Is non neon at present and will not work on all android devices.App was only three dollars.

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    can you stream the MOBDRO app from android tablet to tv using plexmedia server and chromecast

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    plex ...

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    For those with BT you can now stream BT sports to your chromecast.

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    sonic1;
    I have a samsung f7000 smart tv, they have just added plex app to their selection. I would like to subscribe to BT sport but I am not keen to use the sly platform so thought chromecast maybe a good option. Can you give me some pointers how to do this, plus whats the quality like? can you get HD quality via this method?

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    I signed up to BT as my ISP so I can get the BT sport app as part of the package, quality is good but not as sharp as watching through a STB.

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    So would you put the quality at sd or somewhere between sd and hd.
    Thx

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    Quote Originally Posted by geoffh View Post
    So would you put the quality at sd or somewhere between sd and hd.
    Thx
    I would say between the two was fair, it is better than SD for sure.

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    The BT app is geo-aware!! so if u aint in the UK it don't work!
    nothing to do with IP address - it uses iphone/ipad location service

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