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Topic: AirPlay 2

Hands on with AirPlay 2 on the Libratone Zipp and Zipp Mini

10/15/2018, 03:10 pm

Libratone Zipp and Zipp Mini now support Apple's AirPlay 2, bringing new features and improved features to the powerful portable speakers. AppleInsider walks you through how to update, and how performance has changed with the latest update.

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Devialet reveals $999 Phantom Reactor, hints at possible AirPlay 2 support

10/09/2018, 08:10 am

Devialet on Tuesday revealed the Phantom Reactor, a smaller version of its signature Phantom speaker intended to be affordable beyond the wealthy.

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Bang & Olufsen's $3,500 Beosound Edge with AirPlay 2 support offers volume control by rolling speaker

08/29/2018, 02:08 pm

Premium audio producer Bang & Olufsen has launched the Beosound Edge, a large speaker designed so that that users can roll it to change the volume and other controls, one that will also support Apple's AirPlay 2 when it ships in November.

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Sonos AirPlay 2-compatible Amp brings wireless audio to existing speakers

08/29/2018, 12:08 pm

Sonos on Wednesday announced the Amp, a peripheral bringing the company's signature wireless audio to conventional wired speakers.

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How to connect Apple's AirPort Express to any router to make an AirPlay 2 streaming target

08/29/2018, 10:08 am

Dig out your old Apple Airport Express and you can reconfigure it to make it an AirPlay 2 streaming target and stream music to any speaker you can hook up to it. AppleInsider digs one out.

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AirPlay 2 coming next year to new Bose Home Speaker & Soundbar models

08/28/2018, 11:08 am

Bose on Tuesday announced a trio of smartspeakers with Amazon's Alexa assistant, promising that support for Apple's AirPlay 2 is coming in "early 2019."

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Nativ adds Apple AirPlay & Google Cast to $1,599 Vita music hub

08/14/2018, 10:08 am

Nativ this week announced support for Apple AirPlay and Google Cast on the Vita, its touchscreen-based music server and player aimed at audiophiles with money to spare.

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Denon and Marantz roll out AirPlay 2 support for select AV receivers

08/09/2018, 10:08 pm

Audio specialists Denon and Marantz began rolling out promised support for Apple's AirPlay 2 on Thursday, providing owners with firmware updates that bring certain AV receivers in compliance with the wireless streaming protocol.

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Reminder: AirPlay devices can stream to AirPlay 2 speakers like the HomePod

07/11/2018, 02:07 pm

AirPlay 2, Apple's latest evolution of their wireless streaming protocol, was recently released, bringing with it an array of new features and changes. This had many wondering, will original AirPlay devices stream to AirPlay 2 speakers?

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Sonos first third party to deliver promised AirPlay 2 support

07/11/2018, 10:07 am

Sonos on Wednesday launched its promised support for AirPlay 2, initially available through a handful of the company's speakers.

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How to pick which wireless speaker is best for you

06/22/2018, 03:06 pm

As with any other gadget, the term "wireless speaker" is loaded with sometimes confusing categories. AppleInsider breaks them down and talks about how to pick what features you need, and which speaker you may want.

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Podcast interviews Wes Borland of Limp Bizkit, discusses bringing AirPlay 2 to Airport Express, Apple Pay at concerts

06/22/2018, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Neil Hughes discuss Apple Pay at concerts, AirPlay 2 on Airport Express, and where on earth is AirPower. Victor is joined by Wes Borland, guitarist for Limp Bizkit, who talks about music, his studio, and where he stands on Apple upgrades.

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AirPlay 2 might still be a possibility for Apple's AirPort Express in iOS 12

06/20/2018, 12:06 pm

The second iOS 12 beta has gone beyond just spotting the AirPort Express in the Home app, adding more weight to speculation that the discontinued device will be an AirPlay 2 target in the future.

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Here are all the receivers and speakers that are getting AirPlay 2

06/14/2018, 03:06 pm

AirPlay 2 is a small but important addition to Apple's platforms, allowing audio to be played on multiple devices simultaneously. Here's a list of the compatible speakers and receivers promised so far, and where available, the dates AirPlay 2 support is expected. [Updated Nov. 13]

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Review: HomeKit compatible First Alert Onelink Safe & Sound smoke detector more than it appears

06/10/2018, 03:06 pm

By acting as a pair of safety sensors, a speaker, a HomeKit device, an Alexa smart assistant, and soon an AirPlay 2 speaker, First Alert's Onelink Safe & Sound wants to be a welcome addition to any home. AppleInsider checks it out.

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Apple's Airport Express reappears in Home app in iOS 12 beta

06/07/2018, 02:06 pm

The Home app is once more spotting the AirPort Express in iOS 12, raising the hopes for devotees of the now cancelled hardware.

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AirPlay 2 coming to HomePod rival Sonos One in July, feature of new Beam speaker

06/06/2018, 01:06 pm

Three existing Sonos speakers -- the One, Play:5, and Playbase -- will all get promised AirPlay 2 compatibility in July, the company announced during a Wednesday event.

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These Marantz and Denon receivers are AirPlay 2 compatible

05/31/2018, 08:05 am

Home audio firms Marantz and Denon have added to the list of receivers and sound bar models on the market that will receive an update to support AirPlay 2.

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How to use AirPlay 2 on iOS: An in-depth analysis

05/30/2018, 03:05 pm

Multi-room audio may be the biggest feature of AirPlay 2, but it is far from the only new tricks AirPlay 2 has up its sleeve.

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These are the speakers that work with AirPlay 2

05/29/2018, 03:05 pm

With Tuesday's release of iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4, Apple has finally rolled out much anticipated support for AirPlay 2 and named a few dozen third party speaker systems that are expected support the new multi-room audio technology in the near future.

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