The Mirroring feature of AirPlay allows you to project your iPad screen to the TV big screen through the Apple TV. It essentially mirrors what on your screen. I’ve played with this some but have not really found mirroring to be one of my favorite iPad activities. I have projected games onto the big screen, Continue reading →
AirPlay on the iPad allows you to stream videos and music directly from the iPad to your big screen TV and surround sound system through the Apple TV. One of my favorite things to do is to start the iCloud photos on a slideshow and start one of my country music playlists on Spotify ( to be discussed later) from the iPad and switch it to AirPlay. This puts the music on the TV sound system. This puts my favorite photos and my favorite country music playing together. I grab a six pack
Apple TV gives you access to High Definition streaming from various apps available such as Netflix and many more directly to your big screen TV. You must have Wi Fi available to enable streaming through the Apple TV. The very small device is quite simple with only a 120 volt power cord and an HMDI cable which connects directly to an input connection on your TV.
For fun, I dressed up like a frontiersman (Grizzly Bill) and took a picture of myself and shared it with my family on the iCloud. I got an almost immediate written comment back from my brother in law Bob ( we call him Buffalo). This resulted in several days of back and forth colorful comments which was a lot of fun and was enjoyed by the whole family!