Last week’s rumors of Chromecast support for the HBO GO app are this week’s reality: The app for both iOS(s aapl) and Android(s goog) now supports wireless streaming of HBO Go content from a mobile device to Google’s $35 Chromecast dongle. In a blog post announcing the feature, Google says you can also Chromecast HBO GO from a Chrome browser window. I’d opt for ‘casting from a smartphone or tablet though: Those methods actually cause the stream to come from the cloud. Chromecasting from a browser tab uses a peer-to-peer type stream and is dependent on your computer’s resources, meaning the quality may not be as good.
Now your HBO GO content can go farther: Chromecast support arriveson November 22, 2013