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iOS 4.3 due March 11 for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch

iOS 4.3 due March 11 for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch

Apple has officially announced iOS 4.3, which will ship pre-loaded on the iPad 2 and be available as a free download for existing iPad, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 (GSM) and 3rd/4th-Gen iPod touch owners from Friday, March 11. The new version includes the Nitro Javascript engine from the OS X version of Safari for faster web-browsing, along with an updated version of iTunes Home Sharing that allows you to stream music from iTunes on the desktop to your iOS device.

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Apple Remote gets AirPlay video streaming support

Apple Remote gets AirPlay video streaming support

Apple has updated its free Apple Remote app for iOS devices, adding in AirPlay video support. The app [iTunes link] now allows you to choose from video media stored on your computer and control its streaming to an Apple TV. Meanwhile, there's also control over internet radio playback, along with access to rented TV shows and movies on iTunes on your desktop.

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AirPlayer opens Macs to AirPlay streaming from iOS [Video]

AirPlayer opens Macs to AirPlay streaming from iOS [Video]

A new app grants AirPlay streaming media functionality to Mac computers, in effect convincing Apple's iOS devices that they are, in fact, Apple TV units. The app, AirPlayer, is the handiwork of TUAW's Erica Sadun, who reverse-engineered AirPlay and came up with a way for a software app to create and advertise a custom Bonjour AirPlay service that pretends to be an Apple TV.

Video demo after the cut

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Steve Jobs Confirms Extension of AirPlay Features in 2011 – Safari, Third Party Apps, Etcetera

Steve Jobs Confirms Extension of AirPlay Features in 2011 – Safari, Third Party Apps, Etcetera

A fine fellow by the name of anonymous recently emailed everyone's best pal Apple CEO Steve Jobs with a question about the functionality of iOS's most recent update 4.2 which features AirPlay, allowing iDevices to stream video to Apple TV. Anon's question included suggestion of a future release of AirPlay in which it would be able to work with Safari and third party apps (this functionality currently exists, but only as a hack.) You know what Steve Jobs said? He said yep - 2011.

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AirPlay Hack Now Enables All iDevice Apps to Send Video

AirPlay Hack Now Enables All iDevice Apps to Send Video

I'm sure you remember when Erica Sadun / Steven Troughton-Smith whipped up some code to allow AirPlay to work with more third-party players than just the standard player Apple allowed? Well now a developer by the name of Zone-MR's whipped up a new hack to allow you to transmit video through ALL apps including Safari. Does the quickness of this hack's discovery mean Apple will allow this sort of thing standard in the future? Below is a video including both the way for you to get this hack working for yourself as well as a video showing it working in the wild.

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iTunes 10.1 Available Now for Download, Brings Video AirPlay to the Masses

iTunes 10.1 Available Now for Download, Brings Video AirPlay to the Masses

If you've been using the audio version of AirPlay since its launch, but you've been aching at the very bones to get your hands on a little video streaming, then it looks like today's your lucky day. Apple has just begun pushing out update notifications for iTunes 10.1, which brings a few new features to the table, but mainly it's a platform for you to get iOS 4.2 onto your device (when it launches).

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Apple AirPlay IP tips wireless intentions, AirPlay dongle

Apple AirPlay IP tips wireless intentions, AirPlay dongle

Apple has submitted a full eleven patent applications this week, all of which detail various potential aspects of functionality for its AirPlay and AirPrint technology.  As well as the basics - speaker systems, PMPs and docks being able to wirelessly connect to iPhone, iPod and iPad devices, and play multimedia through them - the applications also cover a wide range of other possible peripherals, including home appliances, security and CCTV hardware, gaming controllers or mice, medical devices and in-car automotive systems.

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Denon AVR-4311CI Getting Upgraded to be iTunes AirPlay Compatible

Denon AVR-4311CI Getting Upgraded to be iTunes AirPlay Compatible

While there's plenty of room for the home media manufacturers out there to make brand new things to feature the recently announced AirPlay from Apple, that doesn't necessarily mean that a few of the "oldie-but-goodie" systems out there need to be completely forgotten. The AVR-4311CI from Denon is set to get optimized for the newest wireless media streaming service.

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