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Get AirPlay Mirroring on Older Macs with AirParrot

Oct 3, 2012 - 7 Comments
Get AirPlay Mirroring on Old Macs

AirPlay Mirroring arrived on the Mac with OS X Mountain Lion, but Macs built before 2011 don’t support the feature, and obviously any OS X version prior to 10.8 won’t have it either. That is, until you run AirParrot, which enables AirPlay Mirroring on any Mac (or Windows PC) running OS X 10.6.8 or later.

Apple TV 5.1 Update Released

Sep 24, 2012 - 7 Comments
Apple TV 5.1

Apple has released a new software update for Apple TV that brings a few of the more popular iOS 6 features to the device. Despite sharing some features with iOS 6, the version is labeled as 5.1 with a build of 10A406e. The update includes Photo Stream sharing, new screen savers, the ability to switch … Read More

iOS 6 Beta 1 Available for Developers to Download

Jun 11, 2012 - 16 Comments
iOS 6 Beta 1

The first developer beta of iOS 6 is now available to download for anyone registered with Apple’s Developer program. Arriving as beta build 10A5316k, it represents the first time developers outside of Apple will have a look at the new iOS version, which includes over 200 new features. A few of the most anticipated components … Read More

Show iCloud Photo Stream as a Slideshow or Screen Saver on Apple TV

Jun 7, 2012 - 4 Comments
Apple TV slideshow of Photo Stream images

Want to show a quick slideshow to your friends and family of pictures contained within Photo Stream? Assuming you already have Apple TV signed into your iCloud account, do the following: From the main Apple TV menu choose “Internet” and select “Photo Stream” Choose “Slideshow” to start the slideshow By default this will go through … Read More

Convert MKV to M4V for Free with Subler

Mar 23, 2012 - 25 Comments
MKV to M4V

If you have MKV movie files you’ve probably noticed they can’t be played on an iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, or a variety of other players. Not to worry though, because MKV video can be easily converted to the compatible M4V format using a free tool called Subler. If you want to get technical, this isn’t … Read More

Apple TV 3 Released with 1080P Output, Here Are Details & Specs

Mar 7, 2012 - 11 Comments
New Apple TV UI

Apple announced a new Apple TV today, physically the device looks the same as the old version, but that’s where most of the similarities end. The new Apple TV is more powerful, and boasts 1080p output, and includes a completely redesigned UI with iCloud integration. Here’s what we know so far: All new user interface, … Read More

How to Use AirPlay Mirroring on a Mac with OS X

Feb 17, 2012 - 43 Comments
AirPlay Mirroring on a Mac

Apple TV owners have an extra incentive to upgrade their Macs to the latest versions of OS X; AirPlay Mirroring. With AirPlay Mirroring, you can stream the Mac desktop and whatever application is on screen to an HDTV wirelessly through the Apple TV, making it easier than ever to watch videos from a Mac or … Read More

Untethered Jailbreak for Apple TV iOS 4.4.4 with Seas0nPass

Dec 30, 2011 - 40 Comments
Seas0nPass for Apple TV 4.4.4

If you’ve been holding off on the Apple TV 2 4.4.4 update for an untethered jailbreak, you can now update the device without worry. A new version of Seas0npass has been released to to untether the Apple TV’s unique iOS 4.4.4 build, the tool remains extremely easy to use and supports most of the 3rd … Read More

Apple Posts Minor iOS Updates for Apple TV and iPhone 4S

Dec 15, 2011 - 4 Comments
Apple TV 2

Apple has rolled out two minor iOS updates, the first is for the second generation Apple TV and the second for the iPhone 4S. For Apple TV 2, the new build (9A406a) updates system software to 4.4.4, but it’s unclear exactly what the changes are, indicating this is likely a bug fix update. For iPhone … Read More

Broadcast the iPhone’s Camera Live to an Apple TV with AirPlay

Dec 12, 2011 - 6 Comments
AirPlay

By using AirPlay and the video mirroring feature, you can broadcast live images / video from your iPhone’s camera directly to an Apple TV on the same network. To do this, you’ll need iOS 5 or later, an Apple TV, and the AirPlay compatible iPhone 4S or iPad 2 with a camera. All hardware must … Read More

Apple Pokes Fun at Rumor Mill: References to iPhone 11, iPad 10, Apple TV 10, etc, Found in iOS 5.1 beta 2

Dec 12, 2011 - 5 Comments
iPad 10 and iPhone 10 fake references

Apple’s iOS developer team appears to have gone on the offensive in an attempt to throw off the Apple rumor mill with a hilarious new approach; including references to fake product numbers in the latest developer build of iOS 5.2 beta 2. Examples include references to such far-flung and imaginative hardware as the iPhone 11, … Read More

Unreleased Apple TV “J33″ Found in iOS 5.1 Beta

Nov 29, 2011 - 2 Comments
Apple TV j33 reference

The recently released iOS 5.1 beta 1 has already uncovered a few hints about potential upcoming products from Apple. First, the Sprint iPad 2 reference, then an iPhone 5 reference, and now a codename reference to an unreleased Apple TV unit dubbed “J33″ has been found. Other than the reference to the devices codename there … Read More

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