Pandora for Android adds Chromecast streaming

PandoraWhen Google’s Chromecast streaming device launched, the company mentioned it would stream stream music from Pandora eventually and now that day has arrived. At least on Android, a new version 5 of the app is available in the Play Store that’s flashing a UI ready for tablets, plus that familiar broadcast icon. Not everyone that has downloaded the app has been able to use the feature yet and it’s not mentioned in a blog announce post or the changelog, but we got it streaming after using our Chromecast app to remotely force a reboot on the dongle. Everything worked smoothly for us, and the new tablet-optimized UI looks good on the Nexus 7 (2013). We’re sure Google has some surprises on the way soon, and hopefully it’s not done expanding the features (and availability) of this popular $35 accessory.

Update: A Google+ post by the Chrome team reveals Chromecast streaming works from iPhones as well, with iPad support promised “soon.”

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