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How to Use HomePod with Windows PC and iTunes

Sep 25, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Use HomePod with iTunes on PC

Want to use a HomePod with iTunes for listening to music on your Windows PC? If you don’t have good headphones or a decent speaker system, but have a HomePod instead, you may be excited to know that you can feed the audio from iTunes directly to your HomePod speakers within seconds. You don’t even … Read More

How to AirPlay YouTube Audio on HomePod

Mar 9, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to AirPlay YouTube Audio on HomePod

There’s no official YouTube support for the HomePod yet, but did you know that you can still listen to YouTube music videos using your HomePod? This is made possible with the help of AirPlay, a feature that has been around for iPhone and within the Apple ecosystem quite a while.

How to Play Podcasts on HomePod

Mar 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Play Podcasts on HomePod

Listening to podcasts from HomePod and HomePod mini is easy and quite enjoyable, so wouldn’t you like to know how to do this? Whether it’s listening to your favorite podcasts or finding new ones, let’s dive in.

How to Screen Mirror iPhone or iPad to Windows PC

Sep 3, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Screen Mirror iPhone or iPad to Windows PC

Apple AirPlay allows users to seamlessly mirror their iPhone or iPad screen to Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TVs out of the box, but what if you want to use this feature on your Windows PC? You’ll be pleased to know that there are multiple software choices that you can make use of to … Read More

How to Mirror iPhone or iPad Screen to Apple TV with AirPlay

Dec 20, 2019 - 1 Comment
How to mirror iPhone or iPad screen to Apple TV

If you have an Apple TV and iPhone or iPad, you can easily mirror the iPhone or iPad display to the TV screen that is connected to Apple TV. This offers by far the simplest way to wirelessly connect an iPhone or iPad to a TV, and it allows you to show off whatever is … Read More

How to Access AirPlay Audio in iOS 14, 13, 12 for iPhone and iPad

Mar 6, 2019 - 9 Comments
AirPlay audio devices shown in iOS Control Center

Wondering how to access AirPlay audio controls in iOS 14, iOS 13, iOS 12, and iOS 11 on an iPhone or iPad? You might not be alone, as accessing the AirPlay controls for audio streaming is tucked away behind another panel in the iOS Control Center, making it very easy to overlook. If you’re looking … Read More

How to AirPlay YouTube from Mac to Apple TV

Apr 24, 2016 - 14 Comments
AirPlay YouTube from Mac

Have you ever been watching a YouTube video on a Mac and wished you could send it to your Apple TV to view on a bigger screen? You can do exactly that with the help of AirPlay and the latest versions of Mac OS X, which make sending a YouTube video from the Mac to … Read More

How to AirPlay Video from QuickTime Player in Mac OS X

Jan 8, 2016 - 6 Comments
AirPlay a video from QuickTime player to an AirPlay receiver from Mac OS X

You can AirPlay a video directly from the QuickTime movie player in Mac OS X with the latest versions. This makes it easy to send a video that’s playing on a Mac to an Apple TV over the wireless AirPlay protocol, similar to how it works to AirPlay videos from iOS. And because AirPlay is … Read More

How to Enable AirPlay Mirroring in iOS to Stream an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch Display Wirelessly (iOS 10, iOS 9, iOS 8, iOS 7)

Apr 6, 2014 - 17 Comments
AirPlay Mirroring an iPad to an Apple TV

AirPlay Mirroring sends exactly what is on the iPhone or iPad screen wirelessly over to an Apple TV or a compatible AirPlay receiver app on a Mac or PC like Reflector or XBMC, including the audio stream if one is available. This mirroring feature is great for demonstrations, presentations, picture slideshows, watching video on a … Read More

How to Detect Displays on a Mac

Mar 31, 2014 - 62 Comments
Detect Displays in Mac OS X

Typically when an external display is connected to a Mac, it will automatically be detected and start working instantly, with the Mac either extending the desktop or mirroring the screen over to the newly attached display output. Sometimes that doesn’t happen however, and when a secondary screen is not detected automatically by the Mac, you’ll … Read More

How to Record the iPad / iPhone Screen as Video with Reflector

Sep 9, 2013 - 8 Comments
Record the iPhone / iPad Screen

Recording and capturing the screen of an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch while in use is infinitely helpful for education, teaching, instructional guides, and what we do here at OSXDaily. If you’ve ever wondered how to record the screen of an iOS device you’ll find there are a variety of options out there, but one … Read More

Access AirPlay from the Lock Screen of iOS Devices to Stream Music

Mar 29, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Lock Screen AirPlay controls on iPhone

You can quickly access AirPlay streaming right from the lock screen of any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. The only requirement is that you have some form of audio (or video) playing with the lock screen active, and that can be playing from a default app like Music or from something like Pandora or Spotify.

Stream Music from iPhone & iPod to a Computer or Apple TV with AirPlay

Mar 3, 2013 - 8 Comments
Send Music to an AirPlay Receiver in iOS

Ever had a song or album kept on an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, and wished you could play it on through the speakers of a Mac, Windows PC, or even a surround sound system on an Apple TV or XBMC media center? Whether it’s at your own house or at a friends, instead of copying … Read More

Stream iTunes Music to Multiple Devices with AirPlay

Feb 3, 2013 - 4 Comments
Stream iTunes music to multiple devices with AirPlay

AirPlay and iTunes let you stream music to multiple devices simultaneously. This means you can have the same music playing on your desktop computer in sync with devices in other locations, like an iPhone or iPod touch connected to a speaker dock, an Apple TV in the living room, a media center running XBMC, or … Read More

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.

Live Stream an iPhone or iPad Screen & Broadcast to the Web or iMessages

Aug 30, 2012 - 5 Comments
Live Stream an iOS Screen to the World

Have you ever wanted to broadcast a live stream of your iPhone or iPad screen to a group of people? Or maybe you just want to demonstrate something on your iPhone to a single person? You can easily livestream iOS screens to the world either through the web or iMessages.

Stream All Mac System Audio Over AirPlay in OS X

Aug 1, 2012 - 51 Comments
Stream audio from a Mac to AirPlay with OS X Mountain Lion

You can now stream a Macs system audio directly over AirPlay without any third party apps or tweaks. The ability to AirPlay audio is really great, and perhaps the best part is that unlike AirPlay mirroring, the system audio stream should work on any Mac that can run a modern version of Mac OS X, … Read More

Send AirPlay Video from an iPhone or iPad to a Mac, PC, or TV with XBMC

Mar 25, 2012 - 9 Comments
AirPlay to XBMC from iOS

XBMC is a powerful free app that turns any Mac or PC into a full fledged media center. The newest version has been updated with a slew of improvements, but most interesting for iPhone and iPad users is the addition of AirPlay video support. This means you’ll be able to wirelessly transmit video from an … Read More

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