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Pioneer Adds 4 New AirPlay Models to their Elite AV Receiver Lineup

Pioneer Adds 4 New AirPlay Models to their Elite AV Receiver Lineup

Pioneer Elite

Pioneer announced four new AirPlay capable additions to their lineup of Elite AV Receivers. The Elite AV receivers feature Apple AirPlay, DLNA, Bluetooth (with optional dongle), internet radio and Marvell Qdeo video processors.

Just like with any AirPlay device you’ll be able to wirelessly stream your music over WiFi to these receivers. Plus you’ll be able to view album art and song information on a connected TV.

Pioneer also offers their free Air Jam app allowing you to link up … read more >>

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iOS 4.3 coming March 11

iOS 4.3 coming March 11

Apple keeps raising the bar with its latest iOS software upgrade, 4.3, for your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Whats new in iOS 4.3?

iTunes home sharing

Home Sharing allows you to play your collection of music, movies, photos and podcasts from anywhere in your house without the extra step of having to download or sync to your device.

Photo App Streaming

Streaming video and playing slideshows from the Photos app is a new feature, which lets you play your … read more >>

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Everything AirPlay: a summary

Everything AirPlay: a summary

As expected, CES 2011 saw the release of more AirPlay enabled speakers from manufacturers like Klipsch, iHome, B&W and JBL. Since then, there hasn’t been much to report on in the World of AirPlay speakers, so I wrote up the following summary of our findings from the past few months. If something excites you, click the title link for more info. Booyah!

AirPlay Enabled Speakers

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The AirPlay Wish List

So now that you’ve gotten your hands dirty with AirPlay, and are eagerly awaiting the first AirPlay enabled speakers to roll off the production lines, what do you want to see AirPlay do that it doesn’t already do?

To help you get started here is our wish list below:

  • Allow streaming to multiple devices (including speakers and displays) from iOS.
  • Allow streaming from any music or video app to any AirPlay enabled device in iOS or OS X. For example,
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CONFIRMED: AirPlay Cannot Stream to Multiple Speakers from iOS, but there is a Workaround

CONFIRMED: AirPlay Cannot Stream to Multiple Speakers from iOS, but there is a Workaround

 

Dave asked earlier if Apple’s AirPlay was able to stream to multiple speakers (or devices) from iOS.

It is a good question that we didn’t have the answer to so we decided to find out for ourselves and post our findings (including a workaround) below.

Since there are currently no available AirPlay speakers, I picked up two AirPort Express units and hooked them up to two different sets of speakers. One to my awesome Audio Engine A5’s and … read more >>

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iOS 4.2 Today!

iOS 4.2 Update
Looks like the long awaited update to Apple’s iOS, version 4.2, is coming out today at 10am PT.

iOS 4.2 brings with it AirPlay and multitasking to the iPad, among other things like FREE find my iPhone. Yes!

You can check out all the details here.

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