All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Airplay’

Google Just Made It Easier To Give Presentations

Google just made things a whole lot easier for those using Google Slides to give presentations. Slides now supports Chromecast so setting up is as easy as beaming it to a screen with one of the two. Take a look: “Google Slides helps you tell beautiful, meaningful stories. But sometimes, presenting these stories can be a hassle, especially when wires, …

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Netflix for iOS Gets HD Video and AirPlay Support

More than a year and a half ago, when Netflix updated their app for the then-new iPad, the company promised that HD video was on the way. They didn’t give a timeframe, but we figured it wouldn’t be too long before they brought HD to their iOS apps. Why else mention it, right? Fast forward. Today, Netflix is finally making …

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HBO GO Now Available on Apple TV Using AirPlay (No App…Yet)

As of right now, you should be able to stream HBO GO to your television through Apple TV. But you don’t have an actual app with which to do it…yet. What you can do is stream HBO GO to your television using Apple’s AirPlay feature on your iPhone or iPad. All you have to do to begin beaming content from …

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YouTube And Netflix Team Up On Airplay Rival Called DIAL

DIAL stands for Discovery And Launched (I guess “DIAL” sounded better than “DAL”). It also happens that it was created and is maintained by Netflix and YouTube (with input from “a variety of partners”). It’s described as a simple protocol that 2nd screen devices can use to discover and launch apps on 1st screen devices. In other words, phones and …

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Google Reportedly Working On “Open” Airplay Competitor

Last week, Google announced an update for YouTube on Android that lets users pair devices with Google TV. This was followed by a bigger Google TV announcement that included this functionality and some other new bells and whistles. Apparently, that was just the beginning of a larger strategy that will help Google compete with Apple’s Airplay feature. GigaOm is now …

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Android App Brings Apple AirPlay to Google TV

As the array of Apple devices has broadened, Apple has continually looked for ways to keep them connected to one another. One of the most recent examples of this trend is AirPlay, a feature that allows users to stream content from one device to another. For example, a video being played on an iPhone could be sent via AirPlay to …

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The Most Important New Protocol Since RSS: AirPlay

I still remember when Dave Winer showed me RSS and what it did. It changed my life and continues to, even after we switched much of our reading behavior to Twitter (a new iPad app is coming on Friday that uses RSS, more about that when the embargo ends). But since RSS has there been a new protocol that’s changed …

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