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AirPlay

VLC AirPlay Support

VLC on iPhone and Android will soon get AirPlay support

January 11th, 2019

Present at CES 2019, creator of the VLC media player VideoLan confirmed that it’s working on adding AirPlay support to the popular app, as well as support for VR devices. The company also featured a countdown timer at their booth, which revealed the app would soon receive its three billionth download.

AirPlay Alternative For Android

Google is building an open AirPlay rival to compete with Apple

November 20th, 2012

The race to control the living room has already begun and Google (GOOG) is afraid it’ll be left behind. After revealing the next to useless $300 Nexus Q last year and then quietly scrapping it, Google is reportedly “actively working with other companies” to build an open standard alternative to Apple’s (AAPL) AirPlay streaming protocol, according …

Apple to forgo standards once again and unveil ‘AirPlay Direct’ in September

August 30th, 2012

Apple (AAPL) is rumored to be readying a new “AirPlay Direct” feature similar to the Wi-Fi Direct standard that will enhance its music streaming services, according to a report from The Telegraph. AirPlay currently requires special accessories and a Wi-Fi network to be used, however the new version will only require speakers and an iPhone, …

$35 Raspberry Pi Model B computer shows off AirPlay capabilities [video]

January 20th, 2012

Not long ago we published a story about Raspberry Pi, a $35 Linux-based single board computer that is still in development. Now, a Model B version of the device is being demoed and it shows off the small computer’s AirPlay streaming capabilities. The video shows one of Raspberry Pi’s developers using an iPad to stream …

Airtight brings Apple AirPlay to Google TV

December 28th, 2011

Apple iOS users have long been able to take advantage of the company’s wireless streaming feature, AirPlay, that is built into all iPads, iPhones, and iPod touch devices. Airtight is a new app that just arrived in the Android Market, and it gives Android users the same wireless streaming capacity. The app is available for Google TV …

Apple's AirPlay private key discovered, revealed

April 11th, 2011

It looks as though software developer James Laird has opened Pandora’s box for Apple’s AirPlay music streaming system. Frustrated by the fact that an AirPort Express emulator did not exist, Laird began to look for a solution that would allow him to stream iTunes music without the use of AirPlay. “I was disappointed to find …

New goodies found in iOS 4.3; multitouch gestures for iPad, more

January 12th, 2011

Following news that iOS 4.3 beta 1 has been seeded to developers, Apple’s servers are no doubt being hammered by anxious developers looking to explore all the new features. We pinged a few of our dev friends for feedback on new additions they’ve found and here’s what we have so far: Personal hotspot capabilities for …