Thursday , October 19 2017

Microsoft adds the ability to Chromecast photos and video from OneDrive

Microsoft has this week joined the Chromecast revolution with their OneDrive app, updating it with Chromecast support for photos and videos.

The app is available to download in Google Play now and the feature is right there in the ‘Wah

Cast your photos and videos to your TV with Chromecast.

OneDrive, like many other cloud services, offers a free tier with 15GB of cloud storage available for you to use. This free tier can be augmented if you like for a small cost, or by moving to the Office365 productivity suite.

Microsoft’s former CEO famously said that the company was late to mobile. But in the last couple of years, and especially under new CEO Satya Nadella, they’ve become a force to be reckoned with releasing great apps for Android and iOS with excellent functionality.

Microsoft is doing pretty well here. If you’re a OneDrive user, or want to try it out, sign up and make sure your OneDrive app is updated and start casting.

Microsoft OneDrive
Microsoft OneDrive
Price: Free+
Source: Google Play.

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Hmmm MS can chromecast, but Google photos can’t. Pull the finger out Google…


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