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March 12, 2015

Friday is Digital Learning Day!

March 13 marks the 4th annual Digital Learning Day. This celebration of EdTech highlights how the use of technology has evolved and strengthened learning across all age groups.

#DLDay is a time for educators across the country to share their innovations and ensure that every student has some degree of access to digital learning opportunities. Visit the Digital Learning Day site to learn more about how to get involved and the resources available:

  • Online Resources – Get inspired and incorporate #DLDay into your lessons on March 13th.
  • @OfficialDLDay – Follow Digital Learning Day to stay up-to-date as Twitter chats and celebrations unfold.
  • Digital Learning Day Live! – Watch the broadcast from 1:00-2:15pm EST as they highlight some of the nation’s most noteworthy digital learning initiatives.
  • Local celebrations – Find and attend a DLDay event in your area, or add your own to the map.
February 19, 2015

AirParrot 2.1.1 for Windows is Available

A new version of AirParrot 2 for Windows is now available. This version resolves performance and stability issues related to audio. Find the full list of changes below:

  • Resolved a crash related to multi-channel audio devices when mirroring
  • Resolved an issue that could cause audio mirroring to stutter and drop over time
  • Resolved several “loopback initialization” audio capture issues
  • Miscellaneous audio bug fixes and stability improvements

Release notes for version 2.1.1 can be found here: http://airsquirrels.com/airparrot/release-notes/

You can download this update by selecting “Check for Updates…” from the AirParrot preferences menu. The new version of AirParrot 2 can also be downloaded from here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/airparrot/download/

February 4, 2015

Squirrels School Lesson #4 – How to Mirror a Windows Tablet or Computer

Mirroring is a feature that is not found natively on Windows devices. Luckily, software applications like AirParrot provide the solution to mirror both Windows tablets and computers!

AirParrot mirrors Windows devices to popular receivers such as Apple TV, Chromecast and Reflector. For a one-time purchase of $14.99, you can send your device screen in just three easy steps:

1.     Download AirParrot to your Windows computer or tablet.

2.     Open AirParrot.

3.     Open the AirParrot interface and select your display, or specific application you would like to mirror. Then select your destination(s).

And just like that, your Windows screen is sent directly to your receiver!

AirParrot also works with Mac and Chrome OS devices!

February 3, 2015

Reflector for Mac 1.6.6 is Available

Reflector for Mac version 1.6.6 is now available. This update removes an AirPlay conflict error popup that prevented some users from using the application. The error is now silently written to the log.

Full release notes for version 1.6.6 can be found here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/reflector/release-notes/mac/

You can download this update by selecting “Check for Updates…” from the Reflector menu. The new version of Reflector can also be downloaded from here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/reflector/download/

January 28, 2015

Squirrels School – Lesson #3: How to AirPlay with an iPad on iOS 8

Many iOS 8 users have been experiencing problems when attempting to AirPlay from their iPads. After opening the AirPlay menu and selecting a device to beam to, the “Mirroring” toggle is not always instantly displayed.  Sometimes, the destination device isn’t shown either.

If this is happening when attempting to AirPlay your iPad running iOS 8, we might have a solution.

  • Open the AirPlay menu.
  • Attempt to scroll down the AirPlay menu screen. While it may not look like look like the menu scrolls, it will reveal the “Mirroring” toggle or the device you would like to connect to. 

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Here is a short video showing the process more in depth!

About Us

Squirrels is a software development company based in North Canton, Ohio. We create high-quality, budget-friendly screen mirroring and device management software that’s compatible with today’s most popular devices. To date, our software can be found in hundreds of thousands of classrooms, businesses and homes. Follow our blog for all the latest product updates, Squirrels news and technology insight!