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Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2018-01-11, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Jake
Yes that has happened to us as well. I forget now...

Yes that has happened to us as well. I forget now exactly what we did but I think if you stop casting the control returns to the original device and the location is preserved. You then re-cast and...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2018-01-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 84,373
Posted By Jake
There is an option in Chromecast that allows or...

There is an option in Chromecast that allows or disallows control from other connected devices.

https://support.google.com/chromecast/answer/7206638?hl=en-CA
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2018-01-05, 09:09 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 84,373
Posted By Jake
The problem with a BT-only implementation is it...

The problem with a BT-only implementation is it would tie the Chromecast to the phone or tablet. With wifi-only the phone or tablet does not have to be physically on or near the Chromecast once the...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2018-01-03, 01:12 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 84,373
Posted By Jake
I am confused by this statement. The Chromecast...

I am confused by this statement. The Chromecast Audio does not have an HDMI connection so how can there be a requirement?

The remote issue seems to be an issue for some. Me not so much. Plus I am...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2018-01-02, 09:23 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 84,373
Posted By Jake
It took me a while to realize the mini-plug would...

It took me a while to realize the mini-plug would also support digital audio. Which is nice for volume control. I used to use my Apple TV to stream audio and incorrectly thought the Chromecast could...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2018-01-01, 12:36 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 84,373
Posted By Jake
I get a lot of use of my V2 Chromecasts. I bought...

I get a lot of use of my V2 Chromecasts. I bought 2 and my Vizio TV has one built-in that supports 4K. I also have a Chromecast Audio hooked up to my AVR (with a mini-toslink cable). And since last...
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2014-10-10, 03:59 PM
Replies: 278
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Posted By Jake
I think that is part of HDMI CEC protocol. I...

I think that is part of HDMI CEC protocol. I could be wrong but it sounds like what is happening. Which is a great feature for the non tech savvy.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2013-07-24, 02:44 PM
Replies: 278
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Posted By Jake
Interesting. ...

Interesting.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2013/07/24/googles-chromecast-a-brilliant-play-for-the-living-room-especially-with-35-price-tag/
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