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/

March 3, 2014

Win an iPad Mini and Reflector prize pack

We’ve teamed up with Professor Josh to offer a great prize pack to one lucky winner. Check out the blog post “Win an iPad Mini & Reflector Prize Pack – 5 Ways to Showcase Your Startup or Educational App!” for your chance to win!

The prizes include:

  • Apple® - iPad® mini Wi-Fi - 16GB - White & Silver MD531LL/A
  • Reflector Retail T-Shirt 
  • Squirrels Water bottle 
  • Five Reflector licenses 

We’re also offering a 20% off promo code to ProfessorJosh.com readers. Visit the blog to find the code.

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February 28, 2014

AirParrot for Mac 1.5.4

AirParrot for Mac version 1.5.4 is now available. This version makes significant changes to our trial period. Previously, the trial was limited to one 20-minute mirroring session every ten minutes. Version 1.5.4 changes this period to seven days and adds a small watermark to the bottom corner of the screen.

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

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Version 1.5.4 changes include:

  • AirParrot now has a fully-functional seven-day trial (with subtle watermark)
  • Added a first-launch splash screen and registration window
  • Resolved an issue that caused the mouse cursor to appear tiny or disappear entirely when mirroring

Release notes for version 1.5.4 can be found here: http://www.airsquirrels.com/airparrot/release-notes/?os=Mac

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

February 27, 2014

Run a web demo with StoryDesk and Reflector

“You’ve got a great presentation on your iPad. It’s dazzling and interactive. And it works uniquely on the tablet. Next week, you’ve got a sales meeting via web conference and want to be able to excite.”
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StoryDesk creates beautiful presentations, and Reflector shows them off.

February 26, 2014

iOS Testing Made Easy with Reflector and Passbrains

We’ve teamed up with Passbrains, a crowd-sourced software testing service, to offer testers a great deal. Checkout the Passbrains blog for a Reflector coupon!

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iOS testers can use Reflector in a number of ways. One of the more recent, creative ways we’ve seen comes from Twitter.

 is using Reflector as part of his guerrilla testing efforts. With the help of a GoPro Hero3+, Reflector, a Macbook Air and a custom-molded piece of plywood, he’s hitting the streets for real-world feedback.

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