airplay - Computer Definition
A protocol from Apple that lets iPhones, iPads and iPods, as well as computers running iTunes, stream audio, video and photos to home entertainment systems. Third-party apps for Android and other mobile platforms also support AirPlay. In 2010, AirPlay superseded the AirTunes protocol, which came out in 2004. The name "airplay" is a broadcasting term that means the number of times a song is played "over the air" for promotional purposes or due to its popularity. See AirPort, Apple TV, AirDrop and iTunes.