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Stream your music to your console

AirMusic is a unique music app that lets you stream music on your iPhone to popular gaming consoles.

AirMusic is a unique music app that lets you stream music on your iPhone to popular gaming consoles. Some readers may already use Apple's Airplay feature that streams music to your Apple TV. But with AirMusic, you can stream music to your XBox 360, PS3, or a PC running Vista or Windows 7.

To get started, you'll need to be on a shared Wi-Fi network with the console or computer to which you're going to stream. Then, you simply turn on Air Tunes via a slider within the app and navigate to your music folder on your chosen device. In our tests, the app worked beautifully, but we experienced some skipping on the XBox 360. Fortunately there is a fix: if you turn off High-Quality streams in the settings, the music plays normally (with little difference in quality).

We should note that AirMusic has a couple of less-than-ideal features including the inability to play songs from iTunes that have Apple's former DRM attached. But all of the newer DRM-free iTunes songs will work. The app also requires that you relaunch every 10 minutes when listening to music in the background while multi-tasking, but the developer points out that this requirement is imposed by Apple.

Overall, if you want an easy way to play your iPhone music over your entertainment system, AirTunes offers a painless way to do it.

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