At work, I use a big Acer monitor connected to my Macbook Air via an HDMI dongle from Moshi and an HDMI cable. For quite some time, I was content with having the sound come out of the Macbook Air, which I have set up just to the left of the big monitor as a second screen.
But the other day, since I have the huge TV in my office, [Read More...]
If you’ve ever connected a Mac to something else like a TV through HDMI, you’ve probably noticed that, unlike the video source, sound output does not automatically change to the newly connected hardware. This is intentional, but many users misinterpret that as a problem with their HDMI adapter or cable, or even their Macs output capabilities, when in fact it’s almost always just a matter of adjusting the OS [Read More...]
Capturing system audio on a Mac is not something that OS X has the native ability to be able to perform, but with the help of a great third party utility you can easily add that functionality to Mac OS X and any accompanying applications. This means you can capture and record audio output directly from anything that is playing on the Mac, whether that’s from apps like iTunes, Garageband, Spotify, or even just a web browser like Safari or [Read More...]
iTunes 11 has a bunch of small new features that will make you smile, and if you have a couple of speakers in your house that are AirPlay compatible this newly discovered feature will certainly make you happy.
When you connect multiple AirPlay devices to your iTunes 11 Mac you can now control the volume output of those devices through iTunes 11 rather than having to manage each device individually through [Read More...]
Recording audio playing out from a Mac isn’t the easiest thing in the world, but that’s exactly what WavTap aims to resolve with a remarkably simple menu bar item.
With WavTap, just pull down the menu, select “Start Recording”, and you’ll capture a .wav file of whatever audio is being played on the Mac, whether it’s from a podcast, live stream, video, iTunes, the source doesn’t matter, [Read More...]
DJing on the iPad just got real. Or something. I’m not really sure if that’s how disc jockeys speak. What I do know is that Algoriddim’s Djay 1.6 adds some major new features thanks to iOS 6. What kind of features? Oh, you know… Just things like full dual stereo outputs for monitoring and playing different songs at the same time.
It’s called “multi-route audio”, and if you have a USB or HDMI audio output, you [Read More...]
Apple announced a new Apple TV today, physically the device looks the same as the old version, but that’s where most of the similarities end. The new Apple TV is more powerful, and boasts 1080p output, and includes a completely redesigned UI with iCloud integration. Here’s what we know so far: All new user interface, looks more like iOS 1080p output Single Core A5 Processor Supports iCloud movies Connected [Read More...]
The updated version of Real Racing 2 HD will get 1080p output video. According to Firemint, this will be the first for any iOS game. Firemint has posted a video of the development version of Real Racing 2 HD which shows Real Racing 2 HD running on a large TV in 1080p, with iPad screen showing a different game user interface. The game looks great and it runs at 30 frames per second. This updated version of [Read More...]