July 25, 2014

Watch Tumblr blogs as slideshows with Chrome extension


Looking for a new way to catch up on your favorite Tumblr blogs? Maybe you just want to view your own blog in a new way. Whatever the reason, be sure to check out a recently introduced Chrome experience known as Tumblr for Chromecast.

Designed as a weekend project, the app lets users view photos and videos in a continuous slideshow from Tumblr blogs. Users can also opt to have the app display random posts in a shuffled manner. According to the developer, this will be updated and tweaked over time and should stay free.

What’s needed to get this to work?

  1. A Chromecast
  2. Google Cast extension from the Chrome Web Store
  3. Visit http://chromecastfor.tumblr.com/app and fill in the blog of choice
  4. Click the button to begin casting!

If you like the experience and want to show the developer a bit of gratitude, you can donate to his beer fund in $3, $5, and $8 amounts.

Tumblr for Chromecast