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Using Dayframe to turn an Android tablet into a digital photo frame may not sound like the most affordable option out there, but at this point in time, more than a few of us have a couple old Honeycomb-era Android tablets lying around that aren't good for too much else. Following the introduction of Chromecast support in version 2.0 last month, it's pretty simple to turn your TV into one as well. Now the latest update is making such streaming available out of the box. There are no time limits, ads, or restrictions of any kind on the Chromecast slideshow.

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This isn't all that's new in version 2.3. Here's the changelog.

What's new:

  • Users can now add multiple Facebook friends at a time
  • Better support for wireless chargers (i.e. the Tylt)
  • Now faster and easier to create playlists (as part of Prime)
  • Slideshow got a lighter makeover
  • And of course: bug fixes

Free users will still see a pop-up nudging them to upgrade to Dayframe Prime. This normally happens via a $2.99 in-app purchase, but for the next few days, you can do so for 99 cents instead.

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • tk

    So is it free or is it $1?

    • http://bertelking.com/ Bertel King, Jr.

      Chromecast support is now free. Some other features are tucked away under Prime, which is currently $1.

    • Guest

      Chromecast support is free now, but Dayframe Prime is $0.99.

  • Guest

    I have a question about the photo-frame feature:
    Where does it get the photos from?
    Can it take them from Picasa, Facebook , Goolge+ ... ?

    • Jeremy Sheehan

      You can get them from just about anywhere. I've got a tablet lying around and use Dayframe on it. Love it. I use a combination of Instagram and Google+

  • Android Developer

    I have a question about the photo frame feature:
    Where does it takes the photos from?
    Can it take them from Picasa, FB, G+,... ?
    Can it do it automatically and/or manually? Can I choose exactly which folders/albums from those services to show?

  • https://plus.google.com/108596272537415356460/posts Jason Farrell

    I don't have any old tablets just "lying around" because I always sell them on EBay after I upgrade and before their value drops off a cliff. Sold my Nexus 7 (2012) for $115 last month.