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Posted by on Aug 31, 2012 in Guides / Tips, Mac OS X |

Using AirPlay on OS X Lion Mountain

Using AirPlay on OS X Lion Mountain

When we tell them about the innovations that bring Mountain Lion OS X , the latest version of Apple’s operating system for Mac, spoke with high regard for AirPlay, a system for between different iOS devices and Mac Now we show how to get the most advantage of iCloud , another novel functionalities Mountain Lion, and today we’ll talk a bit more about using AirPlay.

Basically, is a way to stream content between devices. AirPlay already available on iOS but its presence in Mountain Lion is a major advance. The combination of mobile devices with desktop computers and Apple TV can be very helpful. Another benefit that brings Mountain Lion is AirPlay Mirroring, which allows us to make a mirror of our entire desktop Mac to an Apple TV.

Now, what does all this mean in reality? We can listen to music stored on your iPod through a Mac, in addition to streaming to any device on all audio systems. For example, we hear the songs that are playing on Spotify on a Mac, on a TV with Apple TV. Comfort is notorious. Mountain Lion opens up a whole range of possibilities.

For those who recently purchased a Mac or are just getting into the world of Mountain Lion, connect with AirPlay is relatively easy. We have to make sure we connected, since all our devices to the same network. When this happens, we will see the AirPlay icon on the top bar of the screen. When you click on this icon, you will see that we have different devices in the same network. Hence the importance of the connection. This also applies to AirPlay Mirroring.

The transmission of images from one screen to another is one of the AirPlay functionality. As I said before, one of the most pleasant is also the possibility of streaming audio. To do this, we have to enter our System Preferences, and select in the Sound panel, and select the device. Has to be an AirPlay enabled device or, in any case, that has AirPlay functionality in Airport . Fortunately, as with all Mac products or companies that gravitate around, we already have options to buy.

Although you can make an audio transmission can be interesting and fun, not going beyond the playful enjoyment of Mountain Lion. However, AirPlay mirroring will be an exciting addition to business meetings, positioning Apple as a producer of tools for Keynotes and more. If you have not used in your Mac AirPlay, is a great time to start testing: as we can see, we need only compatible devices, and the system does the rest.

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