How to Use AirPlay
What is AirPlay
When Apple first launched AirPlay it became a big hit. Such ease, watching television through the touch technology, all you need to know is how to. When using AirPlay, you will instantly notice all its benefits. You can stream content straight off your Device, and onto your high definition TV. Not only movies, but slideshows and personal videos too, including streaming from the internet. (E.g. YouTube) Developed by Apple, a device that allows wireless streaming of audio, video and photos together with data between other devices
AirPlay, an idea taken from the already developed hit AirTunes- a device where music could be heard from all over the house. Steve Jobs stated “We’re changing the name of AirTunes to AirPlay, and it’s not just music anymore. You can stream all kinds of media anywhere in your house.”
How to Use AirPlay: -
Step 1:- AirPlay can be used on the iOS 4.2 or newer devices, the including devices are all the iPads, iPhone 3G or later versions of the iPhone series, or the third generation iPods.
Step 3:- AirPlay-ready speakers are available in the market, but its better if you choose to go with the Apple TV or else, streaming video on TV or audio won’t be an option.
Ready and all good to go, Move on to the next level? … Start by connecting your device (iPhone or iPad) to your desktop or laptop and open iTunes, (you will be asked to renew your software); you will gain admission to the AirPlay Menu. This is the standard procedure on any app, across the screen an icon will appear. Tap on it and a list will be available of AirPlay devices. Double tap the device again to stream audio into the AirPlay Device.
No such criticism was given to AirPlay, it works pretty well. Controlling volume, switches, tracker, play back etc…is a good feature. (Downloadable Remote app, apple store) Desktops using AirPlay firstly send videos- the audio of a video endures from the computer itself. This shouldn’t be a problem unless you have spent quiet a lot on your home theater system. iOS 4.2 or newer can directly only send video or audio one at a time.
Generally, AirPlay is very alluring, attractive and definitely new to the consumers. It delivers what it states. Although it will improve greatly in the future, with a lot more machines to support AirPlay at a relatively dropped cost. The future calls for Streaming audio to each and every speaker without cables, turning the whole scenario into a fast reality.