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Topic: AirPlay 2

Samsung 4K and 8K televisions with AirPlay 2, iTunes Store support go on sale

02/11/2019, 03:02 pm

Samsung has made its 2019 of 4K and 8K-resolution smart televisions available to purchase and pre-order, with the screen range notably featuring support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and access to iTunes Movies and TV Shows, allowing access to video content offered by Apple without requiring an Apple TV.

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Sonos Architectural by Sonance launches as AirPlay 2-compatible speakers embeddable in walls

02/05/2019, 10:02 am

Speaker producer Sonos has introduced a new line of its audio appliances with AirPlay 2 support designed for deeper integration with the home, with the Sonos Archiectural by Sonance collection of indoor and outdoor speakers designed to be installed into walls and ceilings, out of sight of the user.

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Roku rumored in talks to support Apple's AirPlay 2

02/04/2019, 04:02 pm

Apple and Roku are reportedly in negotiations to bring AirPlay 2 to the latter's media streamers, and possibly Roku-based TVs by the likes of Sharp and TCL.

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Cook reaffirms Apple's plans for original TV content

01/29/2019, 06:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirmed Apple's commitment to original TV content during its quarterly conference call, though many details remain unknown.

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Review: Zipp Mini is the portable AirPlay 2 speaker I needed

01/28/2019, 12:01 pm

The Zipp Mini from Libratone is a wireless speaker that works -- and sounds -- great in the home, as well as on the go using Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or AirPlay 2.

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Vizio now testing SmartCast 3.0 with AirPlay 2, final release coming in the spring

01/28/2019, 09:01 am

Vizio has launched a sign up for the beta of SmartCast 3.0, its upcoming TV interface -- which also weaves in support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit.

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Exploring what you can, and can't do with HomeKit for TVs

01/13/2019, 09:01 am

HomeKit and AirPlay 2 will unlock a host of new functionality thanks to integration into many leading manufacturer's television sets, including Samsung, Vizio, and LG. AppleInsider examines what that will look like, and what you'll be able to do, when the features are available.

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TCL, LG under pressure from customers about AirPlay 2 compatibility

01/11/2019, 02:01 pm

With the news that Apple's AirPlay 2 is coming to several major TV brands, some people have begun pressuring more companies to support the technology, or for those that are onboard to update older sets.

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No, Apple's licensing of iTunes & AirPlay 2 isn't a 'strategy reversal' in any way

01/11/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple stole the limelight at CES without even appearing as an exhibitor, thanks to a series of announcements from Samsung and a series of other television makers incorporating Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless streaming in their products, including LG, Sony and Vizio. This news was cynically portrayed as a "strategy reversal" and a new effort at "copying Microsoft" by the Wall Street Journal -- and out here in the real world, it is nothing of the sort.

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Apple posts detailed roster of first AirPlay 2-equipped TVs

01/08/2019, 09:01 am

Following up on third-party announcements at CES 2019, Apple has posted a list of the initial TVs slated to get AirPlay 2 -- containing good news for recent Vizio and Samsung buyers, but not for LG or Sony owners.

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Sony to deliver Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to upcoming TVs

01/07/2019, 08:01 pm

Following word that Samsung plans to integrate iTunes and AirPlay 2 into select smart TV models, Sony on Monday said its TVs, too, will add support for Apple streaming and remote control protocols TVs later this year.

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Harman Kardon's Citation speakers next in line for AirPlay 2

01/07/2019, 12:01 pm

Harman Kardon's Citation smartspeakers will be updated with AirPlay 2 support early this year, according to the latest announcement out of CES 2019.

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LG joins TV brands promising AirPlay 2 & HomeKit

01/07/2019, 12:01 pm

A third TV maker, LG, said on Monday that it will bring AirPlay 2 and HomeKit compatibility to its 2019 models.

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AirPlay 2 & HomeKit also coming to 2019 Vizio TV lineup

01/07/2019, 09:01 am

Joining Samsung, budget TV maker Vizio will be deploying Apple's AirPlay 2 to its TVs starting early this year.

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New simplehuman AirPlay 2-equipped vanity mirror debuts at CES

01/07/2019, 08:01 am

The Sensor Mirror Hi-Fi and Sensor Mirror Hi-Fi Assist are two new vanity mirrors from simplehuman, both integrating a smart AirPlay 2 speaker for daily routines.

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iTunes & AirPlay 2 coming to Samsung's 2018 and 2019 Smart Televisions [u]

01/06/2019, 01:01 pm

In a radical departure from Apple's normal exclusivity, some of Samsung's 2018 and 2019 Smart TV models will soon get an app enabling access to iTunes movies and TV shows, and AirPlay 2 compatibility to boot. [Updated with news on other brands]

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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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