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Topic: AirPlay

Amazon Instant Video for iOS adds support for Apple's AirPlay [u]

09/17/2013, 08:09 am

Amazon on Tuesday updated its Instant Video application for Apple's iOS with a number of new features, most notably supporting the AirPlay standard for wireless streaming to an Apple TV set-top box [updated].


Apple TV grabbed 56% of streaming devices market in 2012

07/16/2013, 02:07 pm

In 2012, Apple accounted for 56 percent of sales in the consumer streaming video device market with Apple TV, despite "relatively narrow content access," with Roku coming in second with a 21 percent share.


Hidden iOS 7 beta option points to 'iOS in the Car' AirPlay support over Wi-Fi

07/09/2013, 12:07 am

A newly discovered developer option in Apple's iOS 7 beta shows controls for "iOS in the Car" over both USB and Wi-Fi, suggesting the company's AirPlay protocol may be used to stream visual and audio data to supported automotive infotainment systems.


Motion Tennis brings Wii-style motion gaming to iOS, Apple TV

06/27/2013, 06:06 pm

Rolocule Games has released Motion Tennis, a new iOS title that turns your mobile device into a Nintendo Wii-like motion controller for gaming on an Apple TV-connected display.


Apple's AirPlay is most popular screen-sharing tech, but still largely unused

04/15/2013, 12:04 pm

Tablet and smartphone owners are increasingly aware of that their devices can leverage screen-mirroring functions like Apple's AirPlay, but the vast majority of device owners make no use of this capability, according to a new study from the NPD Group.


ARM chip found in Apple's Lightning Digital AV Adapter could be AirPlay decoder

03/01/2013, 08:03 pm

A recent teardown of Apple's Digital AV Adapter for Lightning connectors reveals that the unit comes with an embedded ARM system on a chip, complete with 256MB of RAM, which some speculate acts as an AirPlay decoder.


Apple rumored to unveil Wi-Fi free version of AirPlay at Sept. 12 event

08/28/2012, 05:08 pm

A report on Tuesday claims inside knowledge of a new AirPlay feature Apple will allegedly introduce at its widely rumored Sept. 12 special event, with the new technology allowing users to stream audio directly to HiFi units or speakers without a Wi-Fi network.


E3 2012: Microsoft SmartGlass connects Xbox to iPhone, iPad

06/04/2012, 01:06 pm

Microsoft on Monday unveiled a competitor to Apple's AirPlay: SmartGlass, a new feature tied to its Xbox 360 game console that connect to Apple's iPhone and iPad to enhance content watching and game playing.


Google reportedly working on wireless home entertainment system

02/09/2012, 07:02 pm

Google's Android unit is rumored to be developing a wireless home entertainment system that is capable of streaming music throughout the home, and if launched would be the first consumer electronics product designed and marketed under the Google brand.


Briefly: AirPlay to add Bluetooth support, Stephen Wolfram on Steve Jobs, upcoming iPhone 4S launches (u)

12/11/2011, 03:12 am

Apple looks to add Bluetooth 4.0 support to its AirPlay wireless protocol, while Wolfram|Alpha founder Stephen Wolfram remembers his years working with Steve Jobs. Also, the iPhone 4S prepares to launch on Dec. 16 in at least 11 countries.


Real Racing 2 first iOS game with 4-person split big screen action via AirPlay

10/06/2011, 09:10 pm

Game developer Firemint has announced a new feature for the iOS 5 update to its "Real Racing 2" game that will offer the first 4-player split-screen iOS gaming experience on an HDTV by leveraging the computing power of Apple's A5 processor and AirPlay wireless streaming technology.


WSJ: Apple working on new video delivery technology for TVs

08/26/2011, 01:08 am

According to a new report, Apple's new CEO Tim Cook faces the challenge of advancing the company's plans for digital video, even as it is developing "new technology" for delivering video to televisions.


Inside iOS 5: AirPlay Mirroring will be its "most exciting feature"

08/25/2011, 05:08 pm

An overview of the new AirPlay Mirroring feature of iOS 5 demonstrates how the new operating system release breathes new life into mobile gaming by taking advantage of wireless HDTV integration via Apple TV.


High costs limiting adoption of Apple's AirPlay and Thunderbolt technologies

06/24/2011, 06:06 pm

High overhead costs associated with adding Apple's new AirPlay and Thunderbolt technologies to devices are serving to limit adoption of those emerging standards by both Apple and third-party hardware manufacturers, according to a report which AppleInsider can corroborate.