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Default EZCast Miracast dongle

Hi. Does anybody have any experience of or comments on this device? Thanks.

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Hi people,

Are you suggesting to get a ezcast dongle or chromecast ? (considering the recent news about chromecast)
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Hi people,

Are you suggesting to get a ezcast dongle or chromecast ? (considering the recent news about chromecast)
Really depends on how and where you want to use it. For home use, either one probably be OK. I don't think you can mirror with Chromecast (not sure about Miracast). Also, I've heard that results sometimes vary; some people have complained about audio delays with Miracast.

If you want to use your Android device to watch video somewhere other than at home (say, at a motel), Chromecast will probably not work because of the types of networks available at hotels. Miracast might work, but you would not be able to connect to the hotel's wi-fi network while using it.

Personally, I have a Xbox setup for streaming video at home that works great, so I mainly use my Android stuff while in hotels. For me, the best bet is a Slimport adapter. This will give you high quality video and will let you stream from a hotel wi-fi network or using 4G. Anything that you watch on your phone, you can watch using a Slimport adapter.
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Are you suggesting to get a ezcast dongle or chromecast ? (considering the recent news about chromecast)
Unfortunately, for those of us in the UK, Chromecast is not yet (officially) an option...





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From my understanding, EZCast will mirror anything displayed on the source device to the TV but Chromecast is limited to specific apps. Is this correct?

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From my understanding, EZCast will mirror anything displayed on the source device to the TV but Chromecast is limited to specific apps. Is this correct?

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I've just read this article which explains the differences:

http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-...oring-android/
 
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I think I would go with Chromecast. Although I do have PS3 as my media streamer.
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