Spotify Will Actually Support AirPlay 2

· Charlotte Henry · News

iPhone on a table with airpods and the Spotify logo.

After statements to the contrary, Spotify confirmed in its support forum that it will, in fact, support AirPlay 2.

Roku OS 9.4 Adds Support for HomeKit, AirPlay 2

· Andrew Orr · News

Roku announced on Monday that its Roku OS 9.4 update will roll out in the coming months, and it adds support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit.

LG's webOS OLED TV: The Best Accessory for Your Apple TV+ Subscription

· Dave Hamilton · Quick Look Review

LG OLED TV OLED65CXPUA in living room

LG’s webOS is a very mature, up-to-date, cared-for platform that truly stands on its own. On top of that, the TV’s support for AirPlay 2 is the most reliable video AirPlay implementation I’ve experienced yet, and that includes working with various models of Apple TV.

Sonos Arc Review Part 1: Oh, That Wide, Glorious Sound

· Dave Hamilton · Reviews

Sonos Arc below TV with Text: Sonos Arc Review Part 1 Oh That Wide Glorious Sound

Sonos’ latest home theater speaker, the Sonos Arc, begins arriving in customers’ homes later this month. We’ve had a few days to take a look—and a listen—to what essentially becomes their “Pro” soundbar, and we are duly impressed.

X-Mirage AirPlay for Mac: $9.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

X-Mirage AirPlay from iPad to Mac

We have a deal on X-Mirage, software that turns your Mac into an AirPlay receiver for mirroring whatever on your iPhone, iPad or iPod screen – apps, games, photos, videos, presentations, websites, and more to the bigger screen. It also offers real-time mirroring and media control. A lifetime license for this software is $9.99 through our deal.

Sonos Arc Premium Soundbar Brings Dolby Atmos, Immersive Sound

· Dave Hamilton · Product News

Sonos Arc Soundbar Dolby Atmos on Stand with TV

On Wednesday, Sonos announced their latest hardware additions, featuring the Sonos Arc, a premium soundbar with support for Dolby Atmos. This marks the first Sonos product to support Dolby Atmos, and there are hints at support for higher resolution audio formats coming in the future. Two other pieces of hardware, Sonos Five (a PLAY:5 with revamped guts) and their 3rd-generation Sonos Sub, were also announced today.

Onelink Safe & Sound Now Supports AirPlay 2

· Andrew Orr · News

First Alert’s Onelink Safe & Sound now supports AirPlay 2. The device is a combination of smoke alarm, carbon monoxide detector, and speaker.

The Mystery of the Beats AirPlay 2 Speaker

· Andrew Orr · Link

Zac Hall reminds us that right before Apple announced the HomePod, Craig Federighi showed a slide of speakers that would support AirPlay 2. But where is the Beats AirPlay 2 speaker? It’s been two years and we haven’t seen it.

A Beats AirPlay 2 speaker would still need Wi-Fi though. Wi-Fi would be new to the current Beats lineup, but it wouldn’t be the first Bluetooth + Wi-Fi combo AirPlay 2 speaker. Libratone’s versatile Zipp speaker retroactively added AirPlay 2 support to its existing portable Wi-Fi + Bluetooth speakers last year.