Google Chromecast is a streaming device that you can connect with your TV screen to watch your favorite TV shows, movies and other digital content. But, that’s not all, as there are many apps and games as well, which you can enjoy via Chromecast.
Are you looking to enjoy some games with your friends on your big TV screen or want to organize a vacation with your family or friends? If yes, then you can do all these things with the help of Google Chromecast. Let us find out how:
- Selfie Games
If you consider yourself a passionate gamer, then you are going to like this app. The last thing that gamers would like to see a bunch of people standing around and staring as if something has happened. If you too don’t like people standing around you while you are playing your favorite game, then you can make an arrangement to play the game on the big TV screen using an option named ‘Selfie Games’. You can purchase this app at $7. With this app, you can unlock a whole pack of games that you want to enjoy. The app is available for both, Android and iOS devices. You can add other players as well, as they just need to enter a code in their smartphone’s web browser.
- Pocket Casts
You can enjoy music on your TV as well, if you have Chromecast device. You will find many podcasting apps with Chromecast support, so you can easily choose the one you like and enjoy your favorite music and podcasts on TV. You can download and install the app in Android as well as iOS devices.
- Tricky Titans
This particular game can only be played in Chromecast, so if you don’t have Chromecast device, then you won’t be able to play this game. You can easily enjoy this game with friends if you want. Moreover, it doesn’t matter if you are using an Android device or the one with iOS, you can install the game in any device having either of the two operating systems.
- Risk: Global Domination
If you have played this game, and would like to play it again, then Chromecast gives you the opportunity to do so. You can play this game with your friends, but everybody will have to install the app. Good thing is, there isn’t any physical board, so you don’t have to clean up any mess afterwards.
Chromecast gives you the ability to take a look as to what is going on in your house. This app can be easily installed in Chromecast, and when it does, you can watch live footage of what is happening in different rooms of the house, but you must have security cameras in those rooms. The app is available on both Android as well as iOS platform.
- Google Slides
Microsoft is looking to add Chromecast support to its PowerPoint mobile applications, but this feature is already there in Google Slides app. You can get this app on your Android or iOS device. You can import files from your PowerPoint into slides, and as you see the PPT file on the screen, you can tap ‘Cast’ button that is given in the top right corner to watch your slides on TV.
- Chromecast just about anything
You can easily cast your smartphone and/or tablet, and enjoy your favorite content on the big TV screen. You just need to go to ‘settings’, then ‘connected devices’ and finally, ‘cast’ option. If you want, you can install Google Home app as well followed by selecting ‘cast screen/audio’ option. You can do this from the main menu.