Most of you, Apple TV Hacks readers, are probably familiar with AirParrot, a little pice of software for Mac, Windows and Chrome OS that takes AirPlay mirroring to the next level. AirParrot lets you wirelessly mirror your Mac, PC or Chromebook’s screen to your Apple TV, all without any additional hacks or jailbreaks.
Apple TV still doesn’t have its own App Store (though this can change soon), so the possibilities of using it as a game console are very limited. Fortunately, there are some great dual screen iOS games out there and there is also Motion Tennis for Apple TV, a one-of-its-kind game that brings motion gaming to your Apple TV. Motion Tennis turns your iPhone or iPod touch into the tennis racket while the game takes place on your television via Apple TV.
Last week we reviewed the Apple Tray, an elegant looking Apple TV holder made by Chicago-based Tinsel & Timber, and we called it one of the best Apple TV holders we’ve ever seen. Available in your choice of sustainably harvested American Walnut or Maple, this functional piece keeps your Apple TV and remote organized and looking great. Partnering with Tinsel & Timber, we’re giving away two brand new pieces of Apple Tray!
X-Mirage is an amazing piece of software that mirror whatever’s on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch screen – apps, games, photos, videos, presentations, websites and more – to the bigger Mac screen in full HD. In addition to the basic mirroring capability, X-Mirage supports simultaneous display of multiple devices, turning any game into an exciting multiplayer tournament. The one-click recording helps to capture all the content on the screen, perfect for showing off your apps, slideshows and gameplays.
Halloween is just around the corner – the time sweet-lovers look forward to, and dentists hate. The only time of the year you can get away with demanding sweets from strangers and defacing pumpkins. But it’s also about spending time with your families.
You probably already heard of Infuse, a beautifully designed video player for iPhone and iPad, developed by FireCore, the maker of aTV flash and aTV Flash (black). If you somehow missed this great app, you can check out the review of Infuse made by our friends at What’s On iPhone or read our own full review of recently released version 1.3 of the app.