Koush Whips Up Clear Notifications App for Android L Preview Users

As we came to realize only a few minutes into our time with the Android L developer preview build, it seems that Google has removed the clear all notifications button found in the notification bar. Whether this is a permanent change to Android by Google, we still don’t know (since this is a preview build), but well-known developer Koush wasn’t having it.  (more…)

AllCast Receiver App Lets You Stream Music, Pictures, and Video to Any Android Device

Remember AllCast, Android developer Koushik Dutta’s AirPlay-like application that lets you cast content to different devices? The app’s streaming capabilities were previously limited to only players and set top boxes that Dutta implemented support for, but the release of AllCast Receiver, a companion app for AllCast, changes that.  (more…)

Koush Updates Mirror Beta App With Android Mirroring to Chromecast, Only Rooted Nexus 5 Supported

It seems like Chromecast is finally getting kicked off in terms of development, with developers using the SDK left and right to update their apps to support the HDMI dongle. What we’ve all been waiting for, though, is native Android mirroring to Chromecast similar to Apple’s AirPlay feature for iOS. It looks like we’re now one step closer, with famed developer Koushik Dutta having updated his Mirror app to support the streaming stick in a very beta way.

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Koush Demos Chromecast Mirroring By Showing Off Flappy Bird Score

When the Chromecast SDK was finally released to the public earlier this month, we knew right away that we were going to see some cool things. One of the first things to be released with this new SDK was Koush’s updated AllCast app that allowed local media streaming. It seems he isn’t done just yet though, and released a short video teasing screen mirroring from your Android device to the big screen.  (more…)

Koush Releases AllCast App To Google Play, Brings Local Video Casting To Many Devices

Android developer Koushik Dutta, of CyanogenMod and ClockWorkMod fame, announced today the arrival of his new AllCast application onto Google Play. Previously in beta, the app allows local media content to be pushed to a wealth of popular devices, like new Xbox consoles, Roku 3, and Apple TV. Google’s Chromecast remains unsupported in the app due to Google’s continuing developer limitations, which have been documented quite publicly since the HDMI dongle’s release this past summer. Koush could only say that he “hopes” Chromecast support will arrive some day.  (more…)

Koush’s ROM Manager Pulled From Google Play, Google Cites Developer Agreement Violations

ROM Manager has been a huge part of the Android ecosystem, helping rooted users flash new ROMs and restore backups for years. Unfortunately, it appears that its developer Koush, has run into troubles. Google, without warning, removed ROM Manager from Google Play, citing that the app violates a few agreements that developers sign in to, specifically ones that deal with third party payment options inside of apps downloaded from Google Play.  (more…)