Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

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Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

The Auris Skye adds AirPlay to any 30-pin speaker dock. Its DLNA capabilities are a little iffy, though.

(Credit: Auris)

If you’ve been vested in the iDevice ecosystem for a while, you probably own a speaker dock that has a 30-pin connector — one that is now incompatible with your current-generation iPhone , iPad, or iPod Touch. Those newfangled Lightning ports make docking out of the question.

So, what happens to that perfectly good speaker? Craigslist? Garage sale? Landfill?! (Horrors.) If it’s a higher-end speaker that you want to keep using, consider giving it a wireless makeover. The Auris Skye is a small receiver that endows 30-pin speaker docks with AirPlay, DLNA, and Wi-Fi Direct capabilities.

If that sounds familiar, you might be thinking of the Dolry HiFi Stone, a similiar product. But the Skye promises at least two advantages over the Stone, including versatility and price.

About the size of a matchbook, the Skye slips onto the 30-pin connector, which powers the receiver. From there you run through a pairing process via the Auris Skye app, … [Read more]

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)


Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

 

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

 

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

 

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

 

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

Auris Skye adds AirPlay and DLNA to 30-pin speaker docks (hands-on)

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