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Pocket Casts just added Chromecast support to the Android version of its podcast app, making it easier to cast audio and video shows to the TV.

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Listening to podcasts with a Chromecast streaming stick just got a lot easier: Podcast app Pocket Casts’ Android version gained Chromecast support with its latest update, which was released Monday. The app, which also supports video podcasts, is available on Google Play for $3.99.

Granted, Pocket Casts isn’t the first podcast app to support Chromecast — BeyondPod launched a version capable of casting media to the big screen back in December — but the app has a dedicated community of users, and it may be worth a look for anyone trying to play podcasts with Chromecast.

And if you don’t feel like turning on your TV every time you want to listen to a podcast, you could just do what I did and turn your Chromecast into a streaming audio adapter for just a few bucks:

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  1. James Messick Tuesday, March 18, 2014

    Of you could just plug an audio cable in from your source to the speaker. I know this is wireless but just not worth the trouble. Use the bluetooth.

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