Hulu Plus Adds Chromecast Support for iPhone

Up until now only Android and iPad users could stream Hulu Plus using Google' s Chromecast, but today Hulu has added iPhone support. Chromecast allows users to stream movies, TV shows and music from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus to their HDTV. Current Hulu Plus subscribers can download the iOS app for free from the Apple App Store now, and start streaming through Chromecast from their iPhones today.

Chromecast for iPhone

Hulu Plus is $7.99 a month and gives you unlimited access to popular TV shows, movies and Hulu Originals. However, the service is still supported by commercials so Hulu can "reduce the monthly subscription price." Hulu Plus can also be viewed directly on your iPad, iPhone and Apple TV and supports the PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Wii and Wii U.

Will the iPad Bring Hulu to the iPhone?

A report filed a few weeks ago on The iPad Guide brought to light rumors that Hulu was developing and iPad application or a version of its popular video sharing site specifically for the iPad. In other words, the folks behind the technology at Hulu were at work creating a version of Hulu that didn't require Adobe Flash. In regards to Mobile Safari and Flash support, the capabilities of the iPad and the iPhone are seemingly identical, meaning that a Hulu for the iPad would be expected to work on the iPhone as well.

hulu on the iphone?

As The iPad Guide article suggests, "the same limitations presented by the iPad are those that have kept Hulu from the iPhone. Any effort by Hulu to develop an iPad-compatible version of Hulu would, in turn, create a version of Hulu that is also iPhone compatible. So, the proper question might be, if Hulu has a non-Flash version of their website in their wheelhouse, then what has kept them from building it for the iPhone?"

Unlike YouTube, who had to re-encode all of their videos in order to bring them to the iPhone, Hulu already


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