Tag: AirPlay

Link: 4 AirPlay Receivers That Are Cheaper Than Apple TV

Apple users looking at an integrated media solution simply can’t look past AirPlay. By incorporating AirPlay, you build a bridge between your media rig and any of your Apple devices. Show off holiday pictures from your iPhone on your TV, play Spotify audio from your computer on your surround system, or perhaps even mirror your desktop on the television screen. All of it wireless. With AirPlay, your media rig is extended with all of the juicy features and applications of iOS and Mac OS X

To enjoy the benefits of AirPlay, you’ll need an AirPlay receiver, and the Apple TV is by and far the most popular one. Built as a veritable entertainment box, the Apple TV isn’t cheap (it’s a bit under the 100 mark). It’s tempting to look for alternatives; AirPlay receivers that are cheaper than the Apple TV. We’ve laid out four options.

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4 AirPlay Receivers That Are Cheaper Than Apple TV (MakeUseOf)

Link: Using a Raspberry Pi as an AirPlay Receiver

The Raspberry Pi is a versatile little computer that provides the perfect sandbox to start creating some fun and interesting projects. One popular project is as an AirPlay receiver, allowing us to stream audio from an iOS device or computer using iTunes to our Raspberry Pi that’s connected to a set of speakers.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to set up a Raspberry Pi to be used as an AirPlay receiver so you can stream audio from any iOS device, iTunes or compatible AirPlay software such as AirFoil.

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Using a Raspberry Pi as an AirPlay Receiver (mac tuts+)

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