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Rhapsody and Napster Add Chromecast Support, Available Today on Android

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Chromecast users out there, here’s another reason to get excited over your $35 purchase. After seeing the likes of Pandora and Rdio add support for the HDMI dongle, it was inevitable that the torrent of new additions wasn’t about to stop soon. Two other popular music services today, Rhapsody and Napster, have updated their Android apps to allow for using the streaming stick, and we can’t call that anything but a win.

To access the new feature on either app, all you have to do is hit the Cast icon and tap your Chromecast. Your app will then connect to your dongle and send your content over. It’s as simple as that.

The updates are rolling out today for Android users, and for once, iOS users get to wait (they’ll be grabbing the new goodies later this month).

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  • triumphtriple

    Rhapsody has only been playing one song for me. Then it stops. Can’t get it to play a whole playlist through Chromecast.
    Is this happening to anyone else?

  • David Allen

    In related news, Napster is still a thing.

  • Kyle Todoulakis

    Wait…..Napster?

  • AngryBadger

    Napster BAD!

  • george

    those 2 are still a thing?

    • Diablo81588

      Far better than Spotify. The only thing Spotify has going for it is free streaming, which is the only reason why it’s so popular. I’ve been using rhapsody for at least 5 years now and never had a complaint.

      • axis_power

        Spotify has a student discount (50% off) so its only $5/month. That is the only reason I use it.

        • Steveo

          WAT?!

  • Paul Hansen

    So basically that leaves Spotify as one of the only providers without support. Awesome… Killing my subscription soon I think.

    • Vermin_Cain

      Yep.

    • Kevin

      What’s wrong with GPMAA?

      • thunderbird32

        Does it have support for scrobbling to last.fm yet? That’s one of the only things keeping me on Spotify.

  • Ben Murphy

    Oh, Napster. I remember you in grade school computer science classes.

    • The Narrator

      I heard Justin Timberlake founded Napster.

      Wait..