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12-08-2014, 09:35   #16
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Sigh... Seeking to circumvent copyright restrictions based on territory, is still seeking to circumvent copyright restrictions. Banned.
Not all the time. It's a gray area and varies from country to country due to outdated or vague laws relating to geo location of digital material. Entering a fake address when signing up is the only sure thing that's illegal as you are providing fraudulent information. However if you also rent a PO Box along with a VPS you could be in the clear.

For example in Australia, which doesn't currently have Netflix, a spokesperson for Attorney-General Robert McClelland told The Australian: “In relation to the use of VPNs by Australians to access services such as Hulu and Netflix, on the limited information provided there does not appear to be an infringement of copyright law in Australia.”

The reason why the content is geographically restricted is due to agreements between companies like Hulu and Netflix and the media industry.
You will break Netflix terms of service but there is no binding government law.

It's the same thing with Parcel Motel and they have support threads here on Boards. You are using it to purchase products not currently available in a country or territory.

It's a gray area.
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For anyone wanting to purchasing the Chromecast you can get it officially online at:
I had no problems ordering one direct from Amazon UK with free shipping a few months back. Have they changed this?
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Spotify etc that don't currently have a native cast function
Spoticast is supposed to be a great app for casting Spotify.
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Captain Morgan & Dudda: You've both received warnings for back-seat moderation. I already stated in the first post that this thread would be zero tolerance, and so I'm really not interested in legal discussions on what constitutes 'grey areas', not least of all because it would drag the thread off topic and make it moot. If it ain't snow white, it's black here. If someone is unsure, they can PM me to check.

Any more backseat moderation will result in escalated action.
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Google+ Version 4.5.0.7?????? Has now got chromecast support!

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Google pushed a design-focused update to the Google Plus app last week, but there was a hidden treat inside – support for casting to the Chromecast. The feature is quite simple – there is a new casting icon on the right-hand side of the circle selector dropdown. Clicking on it will launch a brief...
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Chromecast support appears to be enabled on a per-user basis from Google’s servers. In other words, you may not see the new feature yet, even if you’re running the latest version. To try out your luck, get the latest version of the Google Plus app from Gapps Early.
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Some apps that I've tried and that haven't been mentioned so far in this thread:

Udemy - online video community for tutorials and courses
Pocket Casts - cast your favourite podcasts to the TV (video or audio)
Coursera - App connected to the online free course platform
Lynda.com - online video community for tutorials and courses
Umano - Great app to play news articles read by professional articles on your TV
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I have a new version of Gapps and have tried Google+ now and I do get the Chromecast icon when looking at a photo or video.
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Ive been using toaster cast instead of allcast which seems to do much the samw but imo looks better https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...mpleupnpplayer
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when it comes to Tec I may as ell be looking up a donkeys ass .

if I get one of these can i browse the net on it and watch movies etc ?
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You can cast any Chrome tab to it, so the answer to both of your questions is yes.
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Answer might be yes bit its npt its own standalone device like a tabket or smart phone. You need either to cast stuff to the tv and you still use the device your casting from to control it.
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so i just plug it in then pair with my phone search for movies off the net and watch on my tv via phone ?
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Sort of. There are apps which you can download for movies, the app then uses something like allcast or toaster cast to play it on the tv. Orbyou can cast music or movies stored on the phone
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Newest Mozilla Firefox nightly adds experimental Chromecast support


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Users of the Mozilla’s Firefox for Android should head over to Firefox’s nightly page and grab the newest update which brings Chromecast support to the popular third-party browser. With the update users can navigate to tools > mirror screen in the browser’s settings to cast tabs and videos to Google’s handy streaming stick. As previously mentioned, this is a nightly build and therefore an experimental feature. Head over to Firefox’s download page to grab the update.

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