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AirParrot 2 brings Mac & Windows screen mirroring to Chromecast, drag and drop media streaming

AirParrot, the app that lets you send your desktop display to an Apple TV-connected TV, is today releasing version 2 with Chromecast support and number of other new features. Sure, you can mirror your Mac’s display to an Apple TV using Apple’s built-in AirPlay feature, but AirParrot provides features beyond what Apple offers and also support for screen mirroring from Chromebooks and Windows. Today’s release makes it the first to enable full screen mirroring support to Chromecast with audio support and more.

Reports 9to5Mac

iWork for iCloud Updated with Eight New Languages, 50 Fonts and Improved Document Editing

Apple today updated iWork for iCloud with support for up to eight new languages and more than 50 new fonts. The changes were added to the cloud-based versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote

New iCloud languages include French, German, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese, Arabic (Pages only) and Hebrew (Pages only) with Pages receiving 8 new languages and Number and Keynotes now supporting six. Apple also expanded the number of available fonts, adding 50 new font types that improve the creative options available to users as well as add support for the new languages. Other changes include a revised main toolbar that now allows users to easily change the name of a document and other-app specific improvements like the ability to undo the deletion of section breaks while editing in Pages.

Reports MacRumors

Microsoft highlights lack of new Siri features to promote Cortana in new ad

Microsoft on Friday released a short ad bashing lack of enhancing Siri when it released the latest iPhone 6 models, expectedly touting Windows Phone-based Cortana virtual assistant technology.

Reports AppleInsider

Everybody Ups Apple Share Price Expectations

Several analysts today uped Apple Share forcasts to between 8 to 6.

Stating better than expected iPhone sales & anticipation for the "Watch".

Reports Aussie Mac Zone

Sony drops out of Steve Jobs movie, Universal rumored to take over

In a surprising turn of events, Sony is reportedly no longer attached to the upcoming Steve Jobs movie penned by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin and based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the tech guru.

Reports AppleInsider

Corning launches 2X harder Gorilla Glass 4 with improved drop damage resistance

Apple supplier Corning on Thursday took the wraps off of its next-generation Gorilla Glass 4, which the company says is up to two times harder than competing glasses used in existing smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

Reports AppleInsider

  • AirParrot 2 brings Mac & Windows screen mirroring to Chromecast, drag and drop media streaming
  • iWork for iCloud Updated with Eight New Languages, 50 Fonts and Improved Document Editing
  • Microsoft highlights lack of new Siri features to promote Cortana in new ad
  • Everybody Ups Apple Share Price Expectations
  • Sony drops out of Steve Jobs movie, Universal rumored to take over
  • Corning launches 2X harder Gorilla Glass 4 with improved drop damage resistance

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