AirPlay video streaming used to be exclusive to the Apple (S AAPL) TV. Here’s how you can use it on a Google (s GOOG) TV as well:
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Show notes for this episode:
- AirPlay can be enabled on a Google TV with Airtight, which is available on Google Play.
- Note: this method doesn’t support AirPlay mirroring. For more on AirPlay, check Apple’s website.
- Google is looking to bring its own version of AirPlay to all of its Google TV devices.
- To learn more about Google TV and other media streaming devices like Roku and Apple TV, check out our new e-book Cut the Cord: All You Need to Know to Drop Cable, which is now available on Amazon(s amzn), Barnes & Noble(s bks) and iTunes(s aapl).
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