Android Masterclass: Hacking Google’s Chromecast

Chromecast

It may have taken Google a year or so to decide Australia was ripe for its tiny online streaming media player, but Chromecast has become a popular addition to the local Android market. The device itself is wrapped up tightly in a web of Google firmware updates, but in the last few months, it’s been giving up its secrets as users gain root access and ultimate control of the device.

How to make your own DIY Chromecast

diy chromecast

Google’s Chromecast dongle isn’t the only way to remotely stream your media content to your big screen. As Darren Yates explains, alternatives are everywhere.

The best Chromecast alternatives

chromecast internals

Everyone is talking Chromecast, but it’s not the only way to wireless streaming nirvana. Darren Yates begins his look at Chromecast alternatives already available.

How to make your own Android ROM

How to make your own Android ROM

In this first part of a new series, Darren Yates begins looking at how you can bake your own custom ROM, starting with an introduction to virtualisation and the Android Kitchen …