BT Cloud relaunches with Chromecast support

Telecoms giant BT has relaunched its cloud storage service - and it's added support for Chromecast.

BT Cloud is available to Infinity and Broadband customers, and can be accessed on Android, iOS, PC, Mac and Windows 8.

BT has revamped the service to mark its two-year anniversary, and has introduced support for Google's streaming stick, Chromecast. You can now watch films and TV shows, listen to your music library, and view photographs stored in the cloud, simply by sending them to a Chromecast plugged into a HDTV.

The app also has improved visuals and usability, including an updated folder structure, new sorting functions, and automated syncing.

Current BT customers get access to either 5GB or 50GB of storage depending on their broadband package. The cloud service is free and the data used doesn't impact any monthly usage limits. There's also the option to purchase an extra 50GB a month for £3, or 500GB for £9.

The Cloud is protected by EU privacy laws, meaning any content stored remains private unless you decide to share files with your family and friends.

BT general manager Andrew Kirkpatrick said: "This new version of BT Cloud marks our second anniversary and we've listened to what our customers have been telling us to make BT Cloud even better."

"Now they can share photos and videos on a big screen thanks to Chromecast compatibility and we've also introduced a collections functionality that lets you organise your content from all your devices in one place more simply."

Source: PC Advisor

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