A technology developed by Apple, Inc. to stream audio and video between Apple devices.

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Airplay over wired network?

I intend to buy a MacBook Air. I already own an AirPlay enabled receiver/player from Denon. It features both WiFi and Ethernet network interfaces. Will AirPlay work over a wired (Ethernet) network ...
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What determines whether applications can broadcast to multiple AirPlay speakers?

Some apps, like Remote.app, can broadcast to multiple Airplay speakers at once. Others seem limited to one speaker at a time. Is there a way to enable apps that use Airplay to have the option to ...
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Simultaneous use of Airport Express and Time Capsule

I know Apple likes us to think everything works by magic, but... To use Airplay one needs Airport Express. To backup wirelessly one needs Time Capsule. There is, in particular, no way to get Airplay ...
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Is it better to use AirPlay to push from Mac to AppleTV, or use AppleTV to pull from a Mac?

If we have an iMac and an AppleTV, is it better to use the AppleTV to pull content from the Mac to play it, or is it better to start from the Mac and use AirPlay to push to the AppleTV?
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Enable mirroring on iPhone 4 (over-the-air)

Through a cydia tweak or otherwise, is it possible to enable over-the-air mirroring for unsupported-by-default devices, i.e. iPhone 4, iPad 1 et al.? You would think it's a popular question but all ...
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AirPlay with just iPhone and Apple TV

Can I stream things from an iPhone to an Apple TV with no additional equipment (i.e. no wireless router)? Will they be able to talk to each-other just like that (like Lion Mac Books apparently can for ...
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iPhone external speak with Bluetooth and AirPlay?

Most of the external speakers I've seen have either AirPlay [B&W Zeppelin] or Bluetooth [Bose Soundlink, Jawbone Big Jambox] but not both. Anyone know of an external speaker system that has both? ...
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Does lossless audio over Apple AirPlay have preserved audio quality?

AirPlay is very convenient to bring up the sound on my big stereo speakers, but I am wondering whether the AirPlay protocol preserves audio quality, e.g. bitrate? I understand that if the WiFi is ...
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How can I demo a website via an iPad?

I've developed a proof-of-concept that I'll need to demo on a projector (VGA) and I'd like to use the iPad to demo it. I'd like to mirror the page with as little lag as possible, as the proof uses a ...
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AirPlay on Apple TV 2 failing more often than it works

I'm finding that when streaming video or audio from either my iPad 1 or iPhone 4 to my Apple TV 2, it more often than not fails (although it does occasionally work). I'd say 6/10 it fails. I'll: ...
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Does GarageBand iOS 1.2 support AirPlay?

Does GarageBand iOS 1.2 support AirPlay? I see reports from Google searches that AirPlay was added to an earlier version but had lag-related performance issues. With 1.2, I see no way to select audio ...
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AirPlay Quality Issues from iPad

I have a 1st gen iPad 32GB + WiFi and AppleTV 2nd gen. I'm having issues playing back streaming content from my iPad to my AppleTV over AirPlay. An example of this is audio from Pandora (Internet), ...
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Audio setup for Macbook and XBox?

I have a one set of speakers, 2 macbooks (girlfriend and I), an iPod touch and a XBox. Now, I struggle with the audio because anytime I want to listen music or use the xbox, I have to switch the RCA ...
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What is wrong with the content protection of AirPlay that some applications prevent its use?

I've been enjoying March Madness from both my iPhone and iPad via the March Madness Live application. In fact I've enjoyed the app so much I purchased an Apple TV so I could watch games via AirPlay. ...
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How do I wirelessly stream my movies to my projector?

I love using my Airport Express to wirelessly play my music. I have a projector at home, and I would like to wirelessly play my movies, which were not downloaded with iTunes. I was considering ...
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What is the best way to listen to music in my shower/bathroom from iTunes?

I have all of my music catalogged in iTunes, and have no intentions of changing the software I use to listen to it. Therefore, I came here to gain some advice on the easiest/cheapest way to listen to ...
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Why does my AirPlay stream distort at high volume?

I have an airport express connected to basic (but not crappy) speakers. When I run audio directly to them it plays fine, but when I run audio from either my iPhone or Mac to the speakers via AirPlay, ...
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Streaming video from shared Mac folder to AppleTV?

I just bought a new AppleTV and will be getting it soon, and I want to know how I can stream my movies which are located on a shared drive to it? Right now, my videos are in a folder which is shared ...
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Apple TV works with my iPhone but not with my PC on the same wireless network

I have: Windows 7 PC with latest version of iTunes connected to my network (wired). Windows Firewall is turned off. Apple TV (2nd generation) connected to my network (wireless) iPhone connected to ...
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Why do some apps only Airplay the audio?

For the background info: I have an iPod Touch [4g] running iOS 5.0.1 and an AppleTV 2 running the latest software. I've noticed that while the majority of third-party video apps do AirPlay just fine ...
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Anyone know of a DAB capable Airplay Speaker [closed]

Is there such a thing as a DAB capable AirPlay Speaker system currently available? I would want something good quality not just a cheap £60 thing with 10 watts power.
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free way to stream to ipod touch without jailbreaking

Is there a free way to wirelessly stream content to an iPod Touch (if it helps, 4th gen with latest 4.3.5 installed) without jailbreaking? If not, will iOS 5 enable me to do this?
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Air Play-ing music from a sleeping iPhone

A couple days ago, I was experimenting with Air Play. What I'd like to do is play music behind a party, driven from my iPhone in my pocket. I sleep my phone while iPod is playing music all the time, ...
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Is there a way to stream live video from an iPad to an Apple TV?

AirPlay is a great feature for stream audio/video to iOS devices, but can you stream live video? For example, instead of recording the video and then streaming it, can you just stream on the fly? I ...
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Can I stream with Airplay from my iPhone to a compatible 3rd Party device?

It may be just me, but Apple's website seems to beat around the bush regarding the use of Airplay. I just need to know: Over wireless can I stream directly from my iPhone to an Airplay-Enabled 3rd ...
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Wireless or bluetooth stero for streaming from imac?

Looking for info from mac users who stream audio from imac to a stereo in the home. after a bit of research, I have narrowd my choices down to Soundfreaq SFQ-1 (bluetooth) or the Pioneer X-SMC3-S ...
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Airplay speakers stop playing when VPN connection is established

I have Zeppelin Air from B&W which works great most of the time. However during VPN connection to different work places during VPN connection Airplay stops playing. If I then go to iTunes and play ...
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Lion can't see other iOS and OSX devices on the network

Context At my house I have one network, and have my iOS 5 iPad and Lion Mac connected to it. At my house, these two devices can see each other on the network. At my girlfriend's house, she has a ...
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What devices can I Airplay to?

With AirPlay will I be able to stream to iPhone, iPod Touch, and/or iTunes, or is it only to Apple TV and 3rd party speakers?
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Use Apple TV as airport express

If I buy an Apple TV and connect my HiFi system to the optical out, will the sound go to the TV through the HDMI cable, and the through the optical cable? Or will the optical cable take precedent ...
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Share iPhone music wirelessly to iTunes

I'd like to know if it's possible to share my iPhone's music to play it in my computer with iTunes. I can play my iTunes Home Shared library in my iPhone, but I'd like to do it the inverse way. My ...
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AirPlay working with iPad but rarely with iTunes on my mac?

I don't get why, when I play music with AirPlay from my iPad it always work, but with iTunes on my mac it rarely work. It says after 10 seconds: The AirPlay device “My Airport Express” cannot be ...
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AirPlay enabled speaker disappears from iTunes

I have the AirPlay enabled B&W Zeppelin Air all set up correctly on my local WiFi. However, quite often when waking my iMac from sleep it will have disappeared from the list of AirPlay devices in ...
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Can an Apple TV 2 be operated without HDMI plugged in?

(This question is related in goal, but not method.) Shortly after launch, I bought the new Apple TV. A few months later, my girlfriend and I broke up and the HDTV went with her. Apple TV returned to ...
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Spotify output to AirPlay speakers on iPad

I don't see the AirPlay speaker selection gadget on the Spotify IOS client. Is AirPlay support something the App developer must provide explicitly? Is there a way to force the default audio output ...
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How can I mirror the display from an iOS device to an Apple TV?

Is there a way to mirror the display of an iPod Touch or iPad to the Apple TV using AirPlay? I know I can do it for Applications that support it, but for presentations it's often useful to just ...
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What third party devices are air play compatible?

At the moment I can play my iTunes library in 2 rooms of my house, from the iMac in the office and through the Apple TV in the lounge. I would like to purchase at least one Airplay compatible device ...
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AirPlay button in multitasking bar?

I don't have an Apple TV, so I've never had an AirPlay button anywhere. However I noticed while switching apps in a call that the AirPlay button appears while making a call. Pressing it does nothing. ...
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Is there any way to watch Hulu (or Hulu Plus) on the new Apple TV?

I was hoping Airplay might do this, but when I turn it on in the Hulu Plus app, it only streams the audio to the ATV.
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What devices can receive an iOS AirPlay audio stream?

In addition to printing, the other feature in iOS 4.2 that I'd been looking forward to was AirPlay. My understanding from the keynote when it was introduced was that it allowed iOS to stream audio to ...