Available on Windows and OS X, Reflection gives the user the ability to mirror via airplay their compatible iOS device to their computer of choice. Coming in at $14.99 the price may seem a little steep but considering the Apple TV costs $99, Reflection is a steal! The only problem I’ve had with Reflection, which isn’t the apps fault, is when playing fps games like N.O.V.A. 3 i find myself constantly looking down to make sure I’m hitting the fire button and nothing else. Of course if N.O.V.A. 3 allowed for custom button layout this wouldn’t be an issue. Reflection also allows you to mirror your iPhone 4S, iPad 2 & 3, and iPod Touch 4th gen to your PC with device skins to match the color of your device as shown below.
For a long time only current generation Apple TV owners could bask in the glory of iOS AirPlay Mirroring. That is until now! AirServer is a simple tool that acts as an AirPlay end-point for both mac and pc. Currently the windows version doesnt stream audio of any kind but the developers state they are working to bring that version up to date with the mac version.
The game console for Mac/PC has arrived.
Combine your Mac/PC + iPhone/iPad into the ultimate gaming console. Simply install AirServer on your Mac/PC and beam over your favourite iOS games.
AirServer is also the first and only software that can Mirror your iPhone/iPad to your Windows PC.
Avaible now to stream music from your iOS device is Shairport4w! Available here. Simply download the app and instantly your pc is detected as an airtunes emulator. You can even stream iTunes to another pc. No install required! Now if you want video and pictures over airplay check out airplay for windows media center.
For those of us iDevice users who on windows can rejoice! Airplay is now possible through a Windows Media Center plugin created by Thomas Pleasance! It will work with Xbox 360 but by way of your media center pc. There is some trial and error with initially getting the plugin going but once the kinks are ironed out your good to go!
Click here for Windows Airplay goodness!