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Rdio, Crackle, and VUDU now featured on Google's Chromecast

Google's Chromecast now supports Crackle, Rdio, and VUDU, but some content from VUDU may not be available due to licensing limitations.

@CharlesJGantt
Charles Gantt
Published Mon, Mar 31 2014 7:23 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Google's Chromecast is already a very powerful HDMI streaming dongle, but today the inexpensive device gained support for three heavy hitters in the online media realm. Rdio, Crackle, and VUDU have all released apps for the device, and now allows users to stream music, watch internet videos, and stream movies from their VUDU digital collection straight from the Chromecast.

Rdio, Crackle, and VUDU now featured on Google's Chromecast | TweakTown.com

Rdio, VUDU, and Crackle have all released updated versions of their apps for iOS and Android to enable Chromecast support, making them the latest three content providers to join the Chromecast revolution. While Rdio and Crackle offer their normal services to casting, VUDU allows its users to stream HDX quality copies from the users digital collection as well as control playback, subtitles, and more, however, not all VUDU content is supported, and is based on each particular studio's licensing.

NEWS SOURCE:techradar.com

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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