Apple Airplay® is a feature of Apple's iTunes® program (version 10 or later). It's a way to wirelessly stream content from an Apple portable (iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad®) or a computer running iTunes to compatible speakers and home theater receivers. This video introduction provides a quick overview of how you can use Airplay in your home.
The JBL Flip is only about the size of a tall soda can, but it sounds anything but small. This pint-sized portable Bluetooth system lets you wirelessly stream audio from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, tablet, laptop or other device. A built-in microphone turns the Flip into a wireless speakerphone.
Crutchfield A/V writer Ralph Graves takes a trip to the Crutchfield Labs to explain the basics of Bluetooth wireless speakers. These home or portable speakers offer a great way to enjoy the media available on your smartphone or other Bluetooth equipped devices. Check out this video for the basics, and be sure to contact us so we can help you shop Crutchfield for the Bluetooth speaker that's best for you.
The Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder clamps to your tablet, providing a stable base for your device. Two full-range speakers and one woofer provide crisp, clear sound.
Crutchfield A/V writer Ken takes a look at five different portable Bluetooth speakers in this video review.
The Klipsch Gallery G-17 Air's Apple AirPlay compatibility makes it an important part of your home wireless network. It can wirelessly connect with any Wi-Fi® enabled device that uses iTunes® - such as an iPod touch, laptop, or iPhone.
The iHome iW2 features built-in Apple Airplay, so you can play your iTunes library wirelessly. Crutchfield Advisor CJ took the iW2 home for a spin, and said he really loved its portability and sound quality.
If you want to get the best sound possible out of your iPod, iPhone, or iPad, check out the Cambridge Audio ID100 dock.
Russ, Crutchfield information architect, checked out the Soundmatters foxLv2 Platinum Bluetooth® speaker system. He enjoyed the sound quality and really liked its portability.
Tara W. checked out the JBL OnBeat Xtreme at CES 2012. It's an iPod® dock that can also stream music wirelessly with Bluetooth®.
Tara W. checked out the Klipsch® Gallery G-17 Air at CES. It has both Apple AirPlay and Klipsch's high-quality speaker technology, so it's easy to play great-sounding music from your iPod® and iPhone®.
Matt, an editor at Crutchfield, tried out the Audyssey Lower East Side speakers at his desk. He was impressed by their expansive soundstage and easy setup.
CJ, a Crutchfield advisor, reviews the NAD VISO 1 wireless digital music system. He tells us how it sounded streaming music from his iPhone® with the system's high-fidelity Bluetooth®.
Dave, a Crutchfield audio enthusiast, tests in the Crutchfield Labs whether or not upgrading computer speakers with Audioengine 2 (A2) speakers and adding a Music Fidelity V-DAC II (digital-to-analog converter) makes the low-res music on a computer sound better.
Steve, Crutchfield Senior Editor and audio enthusiast, and Tara, Crutchfield writer and digital audio enthusiast, set up a dedicated stereo listening system. They show you what you need to enjoy your music to the fullest, from a basic system to one that's more complex.
Kramer, a Crutchfield advisor, tried out the Bose Companion 2 speakers at his desk and gives his review.
Jimmy, Senior Advisor Manager at Crutchfield, had a chance to try out the Bose Companion 5 multimedia speaker system in his office. He gives us his review.
Aaron Cochron from Audioengine tells us about the P4 bookshelf speakers and N22 desktop amp, and how they can combine to make a sweet little computer audio setup.
Steve Silberman from AudioQuest demonstrates the free Apple Remote App, and how you can use it to turn your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch into a remote for iTunes.
Aaron Cochran, the trainer from Audioengine, came to Crutchfield to demo their A5 and A2 powered speakers.
Aaron Cochran, the trainer from Audioengine, came to Crutchfield to demo their wireless adapters.
Bose's SoundDock® II system and SoundDock® Portable system are discussed by Crutchfield experts in this short video.
This short video describes your options for playing an iPod through your car's sound system.