Windows/Mac/Android: If you want to show off your iPhone or iPad screen, typically you need an Apple TV. Reflector puts your iOS screen on a Mac, PC or Android device by acting as an AirPlay receiver.
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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.
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.
iOS can stream audio to any AirPlay destination, but it can't stream audio to multiple AirPlay speakers like iTunes can. This little workaround with streaming app Airfoil solves that problem.
iOS (jailbroken): AirFloat is a jailbreak app that turns your iOS device into an AirPlay receiver. It allows you to wirelessly stream music to it from anywhere.
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.
Mac/iOS: It's easy to share your computer's screen from anywhere, but when it comes to your iPhone or iPad, that's not always the case. Fortunately, a clever method discovered by entrepreneur Matt Galligan offers a simple solution.
AirParrot is a straightforward tool that fills in a big hole in AirPlay's functionality: it can mirror your Mac's display on any AirPlay-compatible device. That means your AppleTV or iDevice, or even another Mac if you're utilising another tool called AirServer.
This morning, Apple announced that the next version of Mac OS X, dubbed Mountain Lion, is scheduled to be available later this year. It's filled with cool new features, but who wants to wait to get them? Here's how you can get the best features of Mountain Lion right now.
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.
iOS: AirPlay is great if you have a Mac or an AppleTV, but if you want your iPhone's music on other devices you're out of luck. AirMusic solves that problem by serving up your iPhone's library on DLNA-compliant devices like the Xbox 360 and PS3, as well as some TVs and set top boxes. You can even stream to Windows Media Player.