Cord Cutters quick tip: using AirPlay on a Google TV

Written on:October 2, 2012
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AirPlay video streaming used to be exclusive to the Apple TV. Here’s how you can use it on a Google TV as well:

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Show notes for this episode:

  • AirPlay can be enabled on a Google TV with Airtight, which is available on Google Play.
  • Note: this method doesn’t support AirPlay mirroring. For more on AirPlay, check Apple’s website.
  • Google is looking to bring its own version of AirPlay to all of its Google TV devices.
  • To learn more about Google TV and other media streaming devices like Roku and Apple TV, check out our new e-book Cut the Cord: All You Need to Know to Drop Cable, which is now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iTunes.

How important has AirPlay support been for you when choosing a media streaming device? Did you buy the Apple TV because of AirPlay, or are you using AirPlay on a different device? Please share your thoughts in the comments, get in touch with us on Twitter (@cordcutters) or email us at cordcutters @


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