AirPlay

Boxee for iPad released; Boxee Box gets AirPlay support

Boxee for iPad released; Boxee Box gets AirPlay support

Boxee has released Boxee for iPad, allowing users to begin watching content on their Apple tablet then transfer playback to their HTPC Boxee Box midway through, optionally controlling the whole thing from an iPhone-based remote app. The free iPad app [iTunes link] is accompanied by the new Boxee Media Manager, which can be used to stream video to the tablet from your PC or Mac; Boxee Box owners, meanwhile, can stream content in the other direction.

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Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers

Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers

Libratone has unveiled a pair of new AirPlay speakers for your music that includes the Libratone Lounge and Live speakers. The Lounge is a larger speaker that is intended to be used in the living room of your home. The device will stream music wirelessly from your iPhone or iPod and will also connect to your TV allowing you to use it as the speaker for your home theater. The Lounge offers a 360-degree sound experience.

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Sonos CEO: Apple’s AirPlay “doesn’t work very well”

Sonos CEO: Apple’s AirPlay “doesn’t work very well”

Sonos may have only just revealed its PLAY:3 speaker, the company's bargain $299 entry-level streaming music system, but it already harbors big ambitions for other home audio implementations. CEO John MacFarlane has been eyeing the home theater market, he tells This is my next, finding it "awfully attractive [because currently] it's horribly done"; however, he also spares some fighting talk for Apple's AirPlay, suggesting that even when it comes to decent AirPlay speakers, the PLAY:3 will "absolutely blow them out of the water."

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iOS 5 beta 3 has AirPlay Mirroring for FaceTime!

iOS 5 beta 3 has AirPlay Mirroring for FaceTime!

I know that a bunch of iPhone users are waiting anxiously for iOS 5 to hit so they can upgrade. The latest beta 3 version of the OS has a very cool new feature that heavy users of FaceTime will really appreciate. The feature is AirPlay mirroring. That means the iPhone can mirror your FaceTime call to a larger screen via an AirPlay enabled device.

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Real Racing 2 HD will support AirPlay full screen gaming

Real Racing 2 HD will support AirPlay full screen gaming

One of the cooler things that came out of WWDC 2011 is the Airplay mirroring of gaming content from iOS devices like the iPad 2. This will allow gamers that have games they really like on the iPad 2 to shoot those games out to the big screen in the living room for some serious gaming enjoyment. That is assuming the app in question supports full screen gaming. Otherwise, you will end up with black bars and frames on your TV screen.

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Pioneer Elite VSX receivers pack AirPlay, DLNA streaming, more

Pioneer Elite VSX receivers pack AirPlay, DLNA streaming, more

Pioneer has revealed its latest batch of Elite receivers, throwing in Apple AirPlay support along with the company's own Air Jam collaborative playlist system, which allows multiple devices to contribute tracks to a single playlist. The Pioneer VSX-40, VSX-50, VSX-51, VSX-52 and VSX-53 offer seven channels of up to 110W each, have DLNA streaming media support (on all but the VSX-40), and support external zones for multi-room playback.

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Sonos Controller for Android released; Sonos v3.4 adds AirPlay

Sonos Controller for Android released; Sonos v3.4 adds AirPlay

Sonos has released its Sonos Controller for Android app, allowing users of Android 2.1 or higher smartphones or tablets to remotely control their multi-room audio systems without paying for a separate remote. Meanwhile, the company has also added Apple AirPlay support in Sonos firmware v3.4, allowing an AirPort Express to be plugged into a Sonos device's aux-in input and stream from it around the home.

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Harman Unveils JBL On Air, New AirPlay Ready Speaker Dock

Harman Unveils JBL On Air, New AirPlay Ready Speaker Dock

Harman just announced this morning a new Airplay-ready speaker dock called JBL On Air. This latest addition to their JBL lineup takes full advantage of integrated Apple AirPlay technology to let you wirelessly stream music from your iTunes library on a Mac or PC as well as from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch via your existing WiFi network to the JBL On Air.

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