iConnected: Use AirPlay, iCloud, Apps, and More to Bring Your Apple Devices Together
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
Bring your Apple products together and enjoy an orchard of intelligent, unified technology!
Whether at work or at home, syncing multiple Apple devices can help you achieve an organized, streamlined, harmonized life. With this unique resource, you discover how to get the most out of AirPlay and iCloud, Apple's streaming and cloud services. Featuring a four-color design and packed with helpful codes, tips, and tricks, this accessible book shows you how to write a document on an iMac at home and then continue editing it on an iPad while on the go without worrying about synching the devices to each other. Perhaps you're interested in watching a movie on an iPhone during the commute home and then stream that movie to an HDTV via an Apple TV once you're back on the couch. Those are just a sneak preview of the tutorials in this book that will show you how to take full advantage of the cross-family integration of Apple's products.
- Walks you through how to keep your documents, apps, e-mails, messages, and photos in sync across all of your iOS and Mac OS X devices
- Shows you how to DJ your own event with music streaming via AirPlay to multiple speakers across your home or venue and even allow guests to add songs to the playlist via the cloud
- Explains how you can give professional presentations direct from your Mac or iOS device on an HDTV or projector using AirPlay mirroring
- Details ways to time shift your entertainment by accessing books, movies, music, TV shows, and games on all your devices, wherever you are
- Guides you through instructions for playing games on your iPhone or iPad while viewing them on your HDTV
Get organized at work and at home with synced contacts, bookmarks, and e-mails on all of your devices via WiFi and cellular data with this book as your guide!
However, this technique works only for music, audiobooks, and podcasts because there is a four-second delay before the audio reaches the AirPlay speakers — this audio delay would make a video unwatchable. This delay is due to the audio being delayed by around two seconds to your computer and then another two seconds to the AirPlay speakers. Launch both Airfoil and Airfoil Speakers on your computer. On the iOS device you‘re streaming from, launch the app whose audio you want to stream. Tap the
you want to the mirroring options from an iOS game. If you like its console games, Modern Combat 3 is another AirPlay mirroring-enabled shooter you’ll enjoy. For a more arcade feel, I definitely recommend Chopper 2, which also includes mirroring so you can play on your TV using your iOS device to control the on screen action. How you find and connect to your adversaries differs depending on the app, with some using their own servers, others using Facebook and Twitter, and still others using
inspiration with others can quickly snap a photo or grab an image on their iPad’s screen and send it to a shared Photo Stream for others to see. Business users can send images from their iOS device or laptop to an Apple TV as part of a presentation. The list goes on and on. Beyond Photo Stream, there are many ways to share photos taken on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch using built-in iOS features. Whether you want to fire photos to your friends via e-mail, upload images to social networking
text to you that way, rather than via SMS. You also need to enter your Apple ID, which is how iCloud knows to keep your conversations synced across all your devices. To ensure that you never send texts via SMS, slide the Send as SMS switch to Off. That prevents you from sending any texts to non-iMessage users. The Messages app always sends texts to iMessage users via iMessage, so you don’t need to set Send as SMS to Off to ensure you don’t waste money sending these people SMS texts. To use
cellular service there. Note that some carriers may not let you use foreign SIMs in your iPhone, so be sure to ask first; there are no such restrictions for iPads. Alternatively, you could buy a portable wireless hotspot, popularly called a MiFi after a popular brand, that shares a cellular connection with multiple devices simultaneously — iPhones, iPads, computers, and more — over a Wi-Fi signal it generates. Some portable hotspots let you use different SIM cards, making them suited for foreign