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The Best Chromecast App Is Back In Action

Now that Google has finally opened up the Chromecast for developers, AllCast — pretty much the best Chromecast app you could ask for — is back in the game.


Your Phone Will Soon Spew 4K Video From Its USB Port

The Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) standard, beloved of Roku and Android phone manufacturers, is about to get exciting: an update coming in September will allow phones to spit out 4K video from their USB ports.


How To Get Movies, Music And More From Your Mobile Device To Your TV

There’s not much your phone or tablet can’t do these days, beyond maybe displaying their troves of mobile content on a screen larger than 10 inches. But that’s what televisions are for. And, with one of these five methods, you’ll be able to seamlessly throw music and movies from your little screen to your big screen.


For Music Fans, Google Chromecast Is No Apple Airplay

About two and a half years after Evolver.fm started taking Google to task over its lack of a super-simple wireless music solution along the lines of Apple’s AirPlay for zapping music to speakers around the house, Google unveiled on Wednesday what some are calling its answer to AirPlay: Chromecast.


Bowers & Wilkins Z2: Beautiful AirPlay Speaker With A Cosy Nest For Your iPhone

Speaker docks outfitted with Apple’s Lightning dock connector seem like kind of waste these days. Wireless music is the future, homie! But does this new beauty from Bowers & Wilkins look like a dock? Where’s the port? It’s hidden by clever design.


Bowers & Wilkins A7 AirPlay Speakers: So Good And So Expensive

Bowers & Wilkins makes some of our favourite audio hardware. We also happen to love AirPlay — so the union of the two should be terrific, right? Sort of. The A7 speaker is tremendous — but it’s just so, so expensive.


The AirPlay Speaker You Would See In Don Draper's Apartment

Here’s something you might want to save up for — Symbol Audio’s beautiful Tabletop HiFi speakers. They look like the were ripped straight from a stylish episode of Mad Men, 20 years from now when they remake Mad Men.


Polk Woodbourne: Wireless Music Powerhouse Rocks AirPlay And Bluetooth

Polk Audio’s Woodbourne could be the new king of the high-end wireless audio mountain. It sports beefy specs and the flexibility of both AirPlay and Bluetooth connectivity.


Outlet Hogging Wireless Speaker Forgoes A Rechargeable Battery

There’s no shortage of compact wireless speakers on the market right now, and JBL figures the best way to differentiate its new SoundFly is to forgo the one key feature that makes these worth carrying around: a rechargeable battery. Instead, it’s designed to permanently hang off an outlet, blocking other devices from accessing it.


It's About Time Airplay Arrived In (The Other) McIntosh

Wireless music might not be the status quo yet, but sooner or later, it will be. Even the snootiest, most elite audio companies will have to come around or perish. So it’s pretty significant that McIntosh, the high-fidelity audio giant, joined the party this September with an AirPlay speaker. If the future doesn’t sound awesome, at least it will be beautiful.