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Android: Streambels is a new app that streams music, videos, photos and YouTube from your Android phone to any AirPlay or DLNA compatible player with just a few taps. That means you can push media from your phone to an Apple TV or iOS device, right to your TV or receiver, game console or almost any set-top box.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.


I was fed up with having so many cables floating around in my car, and I wasn’t happy with the compressed audio quality with Bluetooth. So I came up with an awesome wireless audio solution. If you're bold enough to pop open an Apple AirPort Express and modify its innards, here’s how to hack Apple AirPort Express to put AirPlay in your car.


If you want to get wireless music streaming and AirPlay functionality on your home theatre system you have to buy either an Airport Express or Apple TV and then connect it to a stereo. But if you want to DIY it on your own, blogger Jordan Burgess shows off how to make your stereo AirPlay compatible with a Raspberry Pi.


Want to check out the hair at the nape of your neck, see what the back of your throat looks like, or look into places where you can't fit your head? If you have an iPhone 4S and Apple TV you can set up AirPlay mirroring so whatever your camera is recording is displayed on your TV in real time.


In iOS 5, Apple added some slick multitasking gestures to the iPad that allow you to four-finger swipe to pull up the multitasking drawer, swipe left and right between apps, and five-finger pinch to view the homescreen. They also added AirPlay mirroring, which allows you to view your iPad's screen on an Apple TV. Both of these features are great, but for whatever reason, Apple decided they were best relegated to the iPad 2. Here's how to enable the new multitouch swipes and mirroring on your first generation iPad, no jailbreaking required.


Some apps don't have AirPlay support built-in, but that doesn't mean you can't force their audio stream to an AirPlay-compatible device. There's an easy way around it that only takes a few extra taps.