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Simple.TV's streaming DVR now sends shows to your Chromecast

Jon Fingas , @jonfingas

Simple.TV's streaming DVR is handy if you want to catch up on shows while on the road, but what if you want to watch on a friend's TV, or don't have an internet connection at all? Neither should be a big issue following an update to the company's Android, iOS and web apps. You can now send both live and recorded TV to a Chromecast, so that big-screen experience will follow you outside of the home. And if you travel to a place where internet access isn't guaranteed, you won't be deprived of viewing material -- it's now possible to download recordings to a computer (sadly, not mobile devices) in advance. They're not the biggest improvements, but they make all the difference if you're scrounging for something to watch while on vacation.