Google release Chrome for Android Beta 34 with hidden Chromecast streaming support

Google has released a nice update to its Chrome for Android browser, and today’s update brings the latest beta version to 34. The latest version includes the option to “cast” videos from YouTube and other HTML5-powered portals to a television.

The feature is not enabled out of the box: you have to manually enable a flag through the address bar: chrome://flags/#enable-cast

Once that is complete, you’ll see an icon near the top of the video, identical to the one seen in apps like YouTube for Android and Google Play Movies. Google recently opened up Chromecast access to third-party developers, and streaming access has been added to a number of video and audio apps since on both iOS and Android.

Chrome Beta for Android 34 also improves battery performance and fixes a lot of bugs.

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