Let me tell you it’s always a good feeling to get a new KickStarter project in the mailbox today and this time around It’s the NextThing CHIP or C.H.I.P. as they abbreviated however if I did the proper acronym for it then this article would get buried with probably my first postings online! Anyhow, lets dive right into this device.
If you have read my previous articles about AirPlay. You’ll know that I am no stranger to Apple and their magical protocol of transferring audio data from one device to another with the protocol known as “AirPlay”. However when it came to the Ouya it has been almost a dead topic. After-all; The Ouya is a cheap game system and could never be able to act as an AirPlay receiver of content like that. Or at least, so I thought.
This is not going to be a step by step guide as that would involve me showing you how to root your Ouya to access the GooglePlay store. Although this program works without your Ouya being rooted. You would have to think of more creative ways of getting those APKs onto your Ouya without the assistance of GooglePlay and I can’t show you that! I like my web provider very much thank you!
Airplay (or in previous revisions from apple this protocol was called “AirTunes”) audio is the ability to transmit audio from your smart phone device (The Apple I-phone does this natively and android users can actually download a plugin protocol for this) to another device which is hooked to a home stereo system. I know there’s countless of articles talking about how it’s done. But since this is my blog I sometimes use my blog as just a random dump on how I get things going so in case I forget with my countless other projects I don’t have to look for a particular site to show me how to get it working again. It’s just annoying to find a site that talks about it just to have it disappear on you. So! Without further delay, my short little guide on how it is done.