*Casting optimized for selected services only. Streaming quality for other content might vary. Supported operating systems and devices: Android 2.3 and higher, iOS 7 and higher, Windows 7 and higher, Mac OS 10.7 and higher, and Chrome OS (version 38 or higher).
Access TV shows, movies, music, games and more from your wireless devicesCast anything you can see on your device to your TV screen from websites to pictures to gamesSupports devices with the following Operating Systems (or higher): Android 4.1, iOS 7.0, Mac OS X 10.7, Windows 7Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5Ghz) support and built in adaptive antenna system for a low buffering, high resolution experienceGuest mode allows others to control Chromecast without accessing your Wi-Fi network. Ideal for multiplayer games where each can use their own device as their controllerCompact size of 51.9mm x 51.9mm x 13.49mm and a weight of just 39.1g (excludes cables and accessories)Requires TV with an HDMI port, Wi-Fi network and Wi-Fi enabled supported device(s)Chromecast includes HDMI and Micro-USB portIncludes: Chromecast device, 1.75m Power Cable, power adapter, HDMI connector
Yes you can if you habe the screen cast option on your andruod device. Connect your andruod device using screen cast. Then open direct tv app, select watch, tablet or phone. You are now watching direct tv through your chromecast on a non smart tv.
So far, setup apps are only available for devices running Android 2.3, iOS 6.0, Windows 7, or Mac OS X 10.7 (or any higher versions of those platforms). Sorry, Linux die-hards! But then again, you'll only need to run the app once to configure the Wi-Fi settings, so limiting the setup to these platforms isn't much of an inconvenience.
First, it's compatible with Android (4.1 and higher), iOS (7.0 and higher), Chromebook (Chrome 28 and higher), Windows (7 and higher), Mac OS X (10.7 and higher). Second, it needs wireless network. And, it limits video file types. So, what're Chromecast supported video formats This article will give a thorough list of (best) video formats for Google Chromecast.
GeneralBrandGoogleTypeHDMI outputIdeal ForTVColorBlackModel NameChromecast 2Audio Video FeaturesVideo Resolution1080pHdmi ConnectorsHDMIYesHDMI Ports1 (Input)PowerPower Requirement5 VOperating Current1Additional FeaturesOther FeaturesCharging Connectors: Micro USB, Connectivity/Network: Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz), Memory: N/A (512 MB DDR3L), Mirror the Android Phone Screen or Chrome Browser, Requirements: (TV with an HDMI Port, Wi-Fi Network, Compatible Computer or Tablet or Mobile Device), Chromecast Works with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone or Tablet, Mac, Windows Laptop or Chromebook, Dimensions: 51.9 x 51.9 x 13.49 mm, Power Cable Length: 1.75 m, Supported OS: (Android 4.1+, iOS 7.0+, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.7 or Chrome OS), Unlimited Entertainment All on the Schedule, Better Way to Get Video, Music and Games to TVDimensionsWeight39.1 g
Chromecast is compatible with devices running Windows (7 and above), Mac OS (10.7), iOS (6), Android (2.3) and of course Chrome OS. The maximum resolution for images viewed through the device is 1080p.
3 Casting optimized for selected services only. Streaming quality for other content might vary. Supported operating systems and devices: Android 2.3 and higher, iOS 7 and higher, Windows 7 and higher, Mac OS 10.7 and higher and Chrome OS (version 38 or higher).
Fortunately, there's an easy way to install these developer tools without Xcode, saving you lots of disk space by only installing what you need. The process slightly varies depending on your version of OS X (must be running at least Lion, version 10.7.3) and is outlined below.
Turning the television on and the input to the HDMI port you've plugged Chromecast into, you'll see a screen that directs you to google.com/chromecast/setup. Note that this URL may change over time, but this is the first place you'll be sent in this initial launch of Chromecast when this article is first posted. 1e1e36bf2d