April 21, 2014

Squirrels at NCE14!

The Squirrels team is in Pittsburgh this week. We’re attending the annual National Catholic Educational Association conference (Aka #NCEA14).

Stop by booth 1542 for demos of AirParrot and Reflector and to grab some swag. We’re also giving out discount coupons to all attendees!

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At the conference and can’t find us? Search for Squirrels with the NCEA interactive map

April 17, 2014

Behind the scenes Slingshot filming

There are only two weeks until the Slingshot launch, and we’re racing to the finish line! Over the last week, we’ve been filming promotional videos for the launch. Here’s a behind the scenes peek at the movie magic!

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March 21, 2014

Reflector for Windows 1.3.4 is available

Reflector for Windows version 1.3.4 is now available. This version adds Windows 8 recording, along with numerous bug fixes and optimizations. The trial period has also been improved. Previously, the trial was limited to one ten-minute mirroring session every ten minutes. Version 1.3.4 removes the ten-minute restriction, and the trial is now good for seven full days.

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Version 1.3.4 changes include:

  • Reflector now has a fully-functional, seven day trial (with subtle watermark)
  • Added a new first-launch splash screen and registration window
  • Recording is now fully supported on Windows 8
  • Supported iOS devices mirror at 1080p when “Optimize For” is set to Hi-Res
  • Added option to use a computer’s MAC address as the Bonjour Device ID
  • Added option to allow Reflector to prevent system shutdown during active mirroring connection
  • Reflector now properly remembers the “Show Device Frame” option between launches
  • Reflector now encrypts the AirPlay password in the configuration file
  • Reflector now disables the screensaver while an active mirroring session is connected
  • Resolved an issue during recording that caused the audio and video to become unsynced
  • Resolved an issue that caused domain deployment registry entries to become unreadable by Reflector
  • Resolved an issue that permanently hid the Task Bar when Reflector closes while in full-screen mode
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent YouTube videos from streaming properly
  • Resolved a crash when saving a recording in “Optimize For iPhone 5” mode
  • Resolved a crash when pasting a license key in the registration window
  • Resolved a hang when two or more devices disconnect simultaneously

Full release notes for version 1.3.4 can be found here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/reflector/release-notes/?os=Windows

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/

March 17, 2014

Squirrels at NEOtech

Squirrels will be at NEOtech 2014 this Thursday, the 20th. We’re hosting session H-5—Utilizing iPads in the Classroom. The presentation is in room 315 at 2:15pm. We’ll also be in the exhibit area demonstrating Reflector in the classroom and awarding Squirrels and Reflector merchandise to some lucky attendees! 

NEOtech is hosted by the Northeast Ohio Network for Educational Technology. This is conference is free to attend and is designed for educators using technology in K-12 classrooms. It is hosted at Kent State University and is right up the road from Squirrels HQ!

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March 7, 2014

Reflector for Mac 1.6.3

Reflector for Mac version 1.6.3 is now available. This version improves Reflector and AirPlay stability. The trial period has also been improved. Previously, the trial was limited to one ten-minute mirroring session every ten minutes. Version 1.6.3 changes this period to seven days and adds a watermark.

We’ve also added a splash screen to help new users register and begin using Reflector:

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Version 1.6.3 changes include:

  • Reflector now has a fully-functional, seven day trial (with subtle watermark)
  • Added a new first-launch splash screen and registration window
  • Supported iOS devices mirror at 1080p when “Optimize For” is set to Hi-Res
  • Reflector now encrypts the AirPlay password in the configuration file
  • Improved audio performace during AirPlay mirroring and audio/video streaming
  • Resolved an issue that prevented pasting a license key in the registration window
  • Resolved an issue that caused mirroring connections to drop when AirPlaying a video
  • Resolved a crash when three or more iPads are mirroring simultaneously
  • Numerous stability improvements for Core Duo processor Macs running 10.6
  • Help > Reflector Help now links to the Squirrels Support website

Release notes for version 1.6.3 can be found here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/reflector/release-notes/?os=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/

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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!