Dashboard Cast lets you completely customize and change the homescreen on your Google Chromecast. Yes, Google's own homescreen has beautiful wallpapers, some news, weather information and more, but that's about it.
DashBoard Cast lets you take back your homescreen on the Chromecast. Add and organize different widgets on the screen, and give your TV a stock Google Now or Google Home type feel. It's a pretty neat little app that works well.
Having weather and maps on your Chromecast screen is pretty neat. Give it a try today.