Update 1: Android screen mirroring through Chromecast is available! Please read this post for details.
Chromecast was hailed by Time Magazine as the most innovative gadget in 2013. This affordable HDMI dongle changes the way people consume content, especially online video and music.
Most people now have multiple screens: smartphones ( normally 3.5-7″), tablets (normally 7-12.2″), laptops (normally 10-17″), PCs (normally 19-34″), and of course, TVs (normally 34-80″). Different sizes give different experiences and some content. For example, full-length movies are preferred on a larger TV screen.
How to unify these screens?
There are different answers from different vendors. But most of them are vendor-dependent. In other words, the solution only works for some specific-branded devices. For example, Apple has AirPlay (which requires Apple TV); Samsung introduced AllShare Cast since Galaxy S3 (which requires certain Samsung Galaxy devices).
Chromecast delivered an answer that is independent of hardware vendors!
Another hardware-independent answer is Miracast.
Because Android has supported Miracast natively since Jelly Bean 4.2, a lot of Chromecast owners confused Chromecast with Miracast.
I will try to explain to you Chromecast vs Miracast: the difference between Chromecast and Miracast (Miracast enabled devices), the advantages and disadvantages of … Continue to read the post....