That growing number of consumers often referred to as cord cutters, are just that. These are average people that are fed up with outrageous cable bills and are finding that streaming TV is an option very worthwhile. One that is also becoming more and more popular as well.
All of the mainstream video streamers have their own apps, from Netflix to almost anything you can think of, and the list keeps growing all the time. Listed below are some of the most popular apps that you can use with your Chromecast.
There is a few exceptions here, but they are of little significance, iTunes and Apple Music, along with Nick Jr. are not on Chromecast.
For the most part, whether you are using Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku or Fire TV, all of the big mainstream video streamers have apps that will work with all of the different devices.
That said, what it comes down to is, personal preference of what particular device you choose.
Many of the following media streamers offer free content, while others offer limited free content, and some are pay for or subscription based.
There is more than enough free content offered that cutting the cord, as they say, is looking like the way to go.
Netflix - Amazon Video - YouTube - DailyMotion - HBO Now - Hulu Plus - Comedy Central - Showtime - Sling TV - PlayStaion Vue - CBS All Access - Vudu Movies & TV - Starz - EPIX - FeelIn - Flickster Video - Fandango - Now – Crackle - Pluto TV - CrunchyRoll - Twitch - Vimeo - PBS - PBS Kids - Watch ESPN - HBO Go - HBO Now - Showtime Anytime - Walt Disney Jr. - Walt Disney XD - Watch ABC - NBC - Nick - FX Now - Fox Now - USA Now - History - A&E - Lifetime - Watch Travel Channel - Watch HGTV - Watch Food Network - Smithsonian Channel - Nat Geo TV - Starz Play - Encore Play - CNN Go - ABC News - CBS News - NBC News - Fox News - CNBC - Bloomberg TV - TWT - MLB.TV - NFL - NBA Game Time - NHL - Tennis Channel - WWE Network - UFC TV - CBS Sports - NBC Sports - Fox Sports Go - M-Go - MTV - Pandora - Spotify - Rhapsody - Vevo - TuneIn - iHeart Radio - Amazon Music - Google Music - Google Play Movies & TV - SlingPlayer - Plex - Kodi - Pokemon TV - Red Bull TV
The above listed are what is most popular. There are of course far too many to actually list, but If you can think of something else, that you think is really good, or new and not mentioned here add your input in the comments below.