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  Reply # 865611 25-Jul-2013 09:41
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Isn't the dongle going to be hidden away either behind TV or behind HT receiver?

Can't find any info to see if it supports DLNA streaming? If that was the case I could use it to replace xbox.

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  Reply # 865630 25-Jul-2013 09:49
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No

Chromecast and Airplay are walled-garden proprietary systems.

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  Reply # 865658 25-Jul-2013 10:14
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I'm interested to see what developers come up with for it, considering it has an API. The power cable thing is a bit of a let down but yeah, I suppose it will be hidden behind the TV



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  Reply # 865668 25-Jul-2013 10:25
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Yes the fact that the pictures shown for the Chromecast didn't have an additional USB power supply was a bit misleading for me.




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  Reply # 865675 25-Jul-2013 10:29
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Ok... Will order one anyway (for US$35, why not?)

We will obviously continue to use our HTPC as Media Center does a great job of showing Freeview|HD (thanks to the HDHomeRun in our LAN) but we're getting a tablet - after never wanting to actually having one we decided Bella needed something for school activities at home, so we decided to get an Android tablet for the family. It could be a good pairing with the Chromecast, so that'll do it.






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  Reply # 865681 25-Jul-2013 10:33
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Oh and if I get Amazon to ship to my Youshop address am I eligible for the free super saver shipping option?




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  Reply # 865687 25-Jul-2013 10:45
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I wonder if the experience is better than Youtube Leanback, which i tried from my tablet the other night with poor results.

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  Reply # 865690 25-Jul-2013 10:49
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sonyxperiageek: Oh and if I get Amazon to ship to my Youshop address am I eligible for the free super saver shipping option?


Probably.





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  Reply # 865693 25-Jul-2013 10:53
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sonyxperiageek: Oh and if I get Amazon to ship to my Youshop address am I eligible for the free super saver shipping option?


Definitely - worked for me.

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  Reply # 865697 25-Jul-2013 10:55
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I'm in the US next month. Might pick one up at Best Buy




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  Reply # 865763 25-Jul-2013 12:00
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ajobbins: I'm in the US next month. Might pick one up at Best Buy


Might've sold out again!




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  Reply # 865765 25-Jul-2013 12:02
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MrBread88:
sonyxperiageek: Oh and if I get Amazon to ship to my Youshop address am I eligible for the free super saver shipping option?


Definitely - worked for me.


Yes, worked for me.

Oh, and this is now sold out on Amazon.





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  Reply # 865779 25-Jul-2013 12:16
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Ordered 7 early this morning for friends and family :).



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  Reply # 865821 25-Jul-2013 12:59
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sonyxperiageek: Oh and if I get Amazon to ship to my Youshop address am I eligible for the free super saver shipping option?


Definitely - worked for me.


Yes, worked for me.

Oh, and this is now sold out on Amazon.



Yeah, saw that.. :( I'll probably just order now, and when it becomes available, Amazon will then charge me for it.

Did you manage to get it while it was in stock?






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  Reply # 865824 25-Jul-2013 13:00
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Psilan: Ordered 7 early this morning for friends and family :).


From Amazon? If so, how much was Youshop to ship all of them together?




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