Tag «AirPlay»

AirPlay emulator Shairport now records streams!

It’s been almost four years since I wrote about Shairport, a Windows AirPlay emulator and a lot has changed since then. Basically, Shairport turns your PC into an iOS AirPlay device so you can stream media from your iPhone or iPad to your computer. The biggest advancement is that it now allows you to record …

Forget DLNA/UPnP! AppleTV with Airplay Rocks!

I’ve got an XBox 360, PS3 and WD Live connected to my TV. For some reason, none of these will play a video file using standard network shares. (The WD Live is supposed to, but ┬áit doesn’t seem to navigate through directories.) As such, I use one of these devices–usually the WD Live– to connected …

iHome iW3 AirPlay Rechargeable Speakers

I’ve been thinking about whether to get a Bluetooth speaker for use with my iPad/iPhone or an Apple AirPlay one. I’ve been using a jury-rigged Bluetooth set up with an old iPad speaker dock and a Logitech Bluetooth adapter connected to the Aux input. Not a very elegant solution. The thing about using Bluetooth is …

AirPlay emulator for Windows!

Just installed shairport4w which is an AirTunes emulator for Windows. It basically allows you to wirelessly stream music to your PC from your iPod/iPad/iPhone/iTunes by making your Windows PC “look” like an AirPlay device. So what I’m doing is kinda interesting. I’ve got a Subsonic server running on one PC that is streaming music to …