Like AirPlay for Android: Cyanogenmod hack brings Chromecast to all of your apps

Cyanogenmod developer Koushik Dutta managed to bring Chromecast support to any app that uses Android’s default media player. This hack could one day allow anyone running Cyanogenmod to beam any audio or video content to their TV — think AirPlay for Android. Check out a demo video on Dutta’s Google+ page. Somehow, I doubt this will find its way into the next version of Android. Google seems to be more keen on getting media app developers directly involved.

Netflix now used on close to 1000 Android devices

Fragmentation? What fragmentation? Netflix’s Android app is being used on close to 1000 different Android devices each and every day, complete with multiple OS versions and custom ROMs. But for its daily testing, the company relies on a surprisingly small array of Android handsets and tablets.