Reflector 3 highlights new UI, better performance

Reflector 3 highlights new UI, better performance

It's been a busy couple of weeks for the team at Squirrels LLC. First they released DropStream, a new app designed for fast, easy streaming of video, music and photos from Mac to Apple TV or Chromecast. Today, the company has release the latest version of Reflector, its utility that turns a Mac or Windows PC into an AirPlay receiver. Reflector 3 will be priced at US$14.99, but the company will have an $11.99 introductory price in play for a while as well as discounts for existing users of Reflector 2. 

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DropStream: Make streaming video, photos or audio to Apple TV or Chromecast as easy as drag and drop

DropStream: Make streaming video, photos or audio to Apple TV or Chromecast as easy as drag and drop

Recently, Squirrels (the same folks who bring you such great apps as Reflector 2 and AirParrot 2) announced a new Mac (and Windows) app called DropStream. The $9.99 app has one goal in life: to make streaming of audio to Apple TV and Chromecast as easy as possible. Does it accomplish that goal? Read on for a full review…

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AWT News Update: September 26, 2016

AWT News Update: September 26, 2016

Ahhh, back from a nice weekend in the Colorado Rockies, Steve has three fascinating little stories from the world of tech and Apple that you just have to hear!

  • In the near future, you won't need to set up your own Plex media server to use the service, as the company is moving Plex to the cloud
  • Last week, Salesforce.com was being bandied about as a possible suitor for Twitter. Today's possible hot date for Twitter? Think Mickey or Minnie Mouse...
  • A group of developers got a bit silly at a company retreat and decided to test the water resistance of the iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case. Find out how it did!
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AirParrot Remote: Turn your Mac into a media server you control from your iOS devices

AirParrot Remote: Turn your Mac into a media server you control from your iOS devices

Have a lot of movie DVDs that you ripped using Handbrake or something similar? Maybe you have created your own family home videos over the years and have them all stored on your Mac? Squirrels today released AirParrot Remote ($6.99), a new member of the popular AirParrot family that works with AirParrot 2 for OS X  ($14.99) on your Mac to let you use your desktop or laptop as a media server that you can control from your iPhone or iMac

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