Denon Introduces New Sound Bar With Dolby Atmos, AirPlay 2 Support, and More

Denon today debuted its latest home audio offering, the Home Sound Bar 550, with a key feature for Apple users being AirPlay 2 support for wirelessly streaming music to the sound bar from devices like the iPhone, iPad, and Mac. In addition to AirPlay 2, users can wirelessly stream music to the Home Sound Bar […]

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LG Begins Rolling Out AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to 2018 Smart TVs

LG has started rolling out a software update that includes AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support for select 2018 smart TV models, according to multiple MacRumors readers, delivering on a promise the company made earlier this year. AirPlay 2 enables users to stream videos, music, podcasts, and more directly from an iPhone, iPad, or Mac to […]

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Definitive Technology’s Studio 3D Mini Sound Bar System Supports Atmos, DTS:X, and AirPlay 2

Home theater brand Definitive Technology today is announcing a new Studio 3D Mini Sound Bar System that includes a slim sound bar and wireless subwoofer with support for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and AirPlay 2. The Studio 3D Mini consists of a 4.1 channel, six-driver array with aluminum tweeters and a compact 8-inch wireless subwoofer. The […]

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AirPlay 2 and HomeKit Rolling Out to Select Roku Streaming Players and TVs

Roku today announced that AirPlay 2 and HomeKit are now rolling out to select streaming players, including the Roku Ultra, Roku Streambar, Roku Smart Soundbar, Roku Streaming Stick+, and Roku Premiere, as part of a free Roku OS 9.4 update. The software update is also in the process of rolling out to select Roku-based 4K […]

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LG Renews Pledge to Bring AirPlay 2 and HomeKit Support to Select 2018 TV Models

After LG disappointed swathes of customers by saying it had “no plans” to bring promised AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to select 2018 TVs, the company has now renewed its pledge to do so by the end of the year. Today’s announcement was made by LG UK’s official Twitter account, the very same account that […]

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LG Backtracks on Promise to Bring AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to Select 2018 TV Models

LG has “no plans” to update its pre-2019 TVs with AirPlay 2 or HomeKit support, despite giving customers assurances that they would do so this year. In April, LG indicated in a support document that it planned to add ‌AirPlay‌ 2 and ‌HomeKit‌ support to some of its 2018 smart TVs by October 2020, including […]

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Samsung’s New Outdoor ‘Terrace’ Smart TV Supports Apple TV App and AirPlay 2

Samsung today announced the launch of a new “Terrace” 4K TV, which is designed to be used outdoors. The Terrace features an IP55 water and dust resistance rating, so it’s able to hold up to light water exposure. Like most newly released Samsung TVs, the Terrace TV includes support for the Apple TV app, which […]

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LG Begins Rolling Out 2020 NanoCell TVs With AirPlay 2 and HomeKit, Pricing Starts at $599

LG today announced pricing and availability for its 2020 NanoCell TVs with AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support in the United States. The first 4K models are rolling out now, with pricing starting at $599 for a 55-inch model. The entire 4K lineup will be released by September, including up to an 86-inch model for $3,299. […]

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Bose Begins Rollout of AirPlay 2 Support to SoundTouch Speakers and More

As promised, Bose has begun rolling out a firmware update providing AirPlay 2 support for its range of Bose SoundTouch speakers.Firmware update 24.0.7 works with the following models: SoundTouch 10 SoundTouch 20 series III SoundTouch 30 series III SoundTouch SA-5 amplifier Wave SoundTouch music system IV SoundTouch 300 wireless sound bar system Lifestyle 550 home […]

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First Alert’s All-in-One Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Detector, and Speaker Now Supports AirPlay 2

First Alert today announced that its Onelink Safe & Sound, an all-in-one smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector, and speaker system, now supports AirPlay 2 for multi-room audio playback.AirPlay‌ 2 enables multi-room audio playback with other ‌AirPlay‌ 2 devices, such as the HomePod, Apple TV, and select speakers from Sonos, Bose, Bowers & Wilkins, and others. […]

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Bose Plans to Add AirPlay 2 Support to SoundTouch Speakers and More by End of February

In its support forums, Bose has indicated that it plans to add AirPlay 2 support to select SoundTouch speakers and other systems by the end of February.The following products will be included: SoundTouch 10 SoundTouch 20 series III SoundTouch 30 series III SoundTouch SA-5 amplifier Wave SoundTouch music system IV SoundTouch 300 wireless sound bar […]

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