All thanks to Google Cast’s Remote Display API.
It may seem like a minor detail, but YouTube’s new live stream access on iOS is a nice touch for cord cutters.
Google TV users with Android smartphones and tablets can now pair the devices to watch YouTube videos on the big screen – with no additional accessories or tinkering required. That’s awesome, but it could be even better.
Throughout Hurricane Sandy’s wrath, my family kept in touch and up-to-date via my iPad, which I beamed to the TV using AirPlay. Not once did we regret not having a cable TV subscription.
For the 2008 election cycle, the smartphone revolution was just beginning and the iPad was still a glean in Steve Jobs eye. We’ve come a long way, but online election coverage still can’t match the power and ease of plain old TV.