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Peer-to-peer AirPlay now possible on Apple TV 3

by Roshan on September 25, 2014

Peer to peer airplay Peer to peer AirPlay now possible on Apple TV 3

When iOS 8 was announced, we could find only a handful of new features that had their counterparts on Apple TV. One of them was the peer-to-peer AirPlay capability which could transform your Apple TV into an anywhere-streaming device rather than being confined to the connected indoors.

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apple tv 7 0 Apple TV software update 7.0 released with new UI, Beats Music channel and Family Sharing featureAlong with iOS 8, Apple has today released a software update 7.0 that works only with the 3rd gen. Apple TV. Apple TV 7 comes with a redesigned interface, Beats Music channel, Family Sharing option and access to iCloud Photos. The 2nd. gen. Apple TV got a firmware update as well (listed as 6.2.1), though it doesn’t include the new UI and Beats Music app.

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WWDC 2014 and the invisible Apple TV

by Jeff Guilfoyle on June 10, 2014

apple tv wwdc WWDC 2014 and the invisible Apple TV

WWDC 2014 is over, and noticeably absent from last week’s keynote and sessions was any mention of the Apple TV. For a billion dollar product, this silence from Apple means one of two things: it could mean the business isn’t important, or more likely, it could mean that there are big things coming that aren’t ready for public consumption. Taking the assumption for the moment that a mere billion dollars is important to Apple, let’s review the announcements made last week and see how they may apply to the Apple TV product line.

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Peer to peer airplay AirPlay on iOS 8 uses peer to peer, wont require you to connect to a network

The last thing to pop up between you and that awesome presentation you’ve been working on for months, should be the inability to find the local WiFi password at the correct time. However, that seems to happen frequently enough as to warranted a response from Apple. One of the new iOS 8 features which Apple failed to mention during the WWDC keynote is the new peer-to-peer connection for AirPlaying to Apple TV.

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