Apple's AirPlay could be due for a more user-friendly feature that lets users stream content between their AirPlay devices without Wi-Fi.
Some users have experienced an issue with the latest upgrade to iTunes (version 9.0.3) breaking the functionality of AirTunes over their wireless network.
Some users that take advantage of the ability for iTunes to stream to external speakers wirelessly via AirTunes are finding that after upgrading to iTunes 9 their AirTunes capabilities no longer work properly.
Company is said to be considering licensing the video component of its AirPlay wireless streaming technology to third-party device makers.
Expected by week's end, the software update will have several promised new features, including wireless printing. It also means Apple's two mobile devices will now share the same platform.
Apple's Web site suggests wider support for AirPlay wireless streaming from third-party vendors, but offers few details.
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