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By krizz07, Junior Member on 4th June 2014, 11:44 AM
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Appletv will have this feature, hope chromecast will have it too in the future. This will be useful for streaming local contents when on a different house or at a hotel.
http://blog.gsmarena.com/ios-8-lets-...necting-wi-fi/
 
 
4th June 2014, 05:08 PM |#2  
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The Chromecast will never operate without an internet connection because it loads its apps from the internet.

If you load an app like Plex that streams local content, you can continue operating without an internet connection until you exit that app.
4th June 2014, 05:37 PM |#3  
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krizz07 means without an access point so WiFi direct for streaming from device to device (something I'd love to have ). Chromecast does have a WiFi connection that you use during set up so this should be possible but who knows.

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4th June 2014, 06:02 PM |#4  
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krizz07 means without an access point so WiFi direct for streaming from device to device (something I'd love to have ). Chromecast does have a WiFi connection that you use during set up so this should be possible but who knows.

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It doesn't matter....It can not load an app from anywhere but the Internet. All Apps must first be checked against a whitelist kept on Google Servers so until such time as Google gets rid of the whitelist you will need an Internet connection to do anything with the device.
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Sounds like something that could.be 'fixed' in firmware ,at least for simple pic/vid playback

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5th June 2014, 01:47 AM |#6  
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The Chromecast will never operate without an internet connection because it loads its apps from the internet.

If you load an app like Plex that streams local content, you can continue operating without an internet connection until you exit that app.

if the chromecast can keep something temporarily, then it should technically just get it from the host device right? and since it can already broadcast an access point so it can function without internet initially.
5th June 2014, 02:01 AM |#7  
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Then it would be a Roku. Don't hold your breath waiting for Google, buy a Roku.
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22nd June 2014, 04:38 PM |#8  
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Then it would be a Roku. Don't hold your breath waiting for Google, buy a Roku.

Doesnt really work for teh way i wanted to use the CC. I Bought an ezcast dongle, its not as slick but its way more flexible
22nd June 2014, 06:11 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by krizz07

Appletv will have this feature, hope chromecast will have it too in the future. This will be useful for streaming local contents when on a different house or at a hotel.
http://blog.gsmarena.com/ios-8-lets-...necting-wi-fi/

It seems you can do that with your chromecast
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2791313

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