AirPlay App Projects iPhone Browser Onto Your TV

Tap Media’s Web Browser for Apple TV is about as plainly-named as it gets. the iPhone app uses AirPlay to beam its web browser over onto your television via Apple TV.

Simple, and probably very useful, the app lets you browse the web for anything you like and then throw it up on the big screen for everyone to see. this is the exact way this should be done, instead of the Google TV way which forces onlookers to witness every mis-typed step of your browsing odyssey before you get to the actual goal. Watching somebody else browse the web is hell on earth, and it should be kept strictly private.

The browser is basic, even by iOS standards. You get bookmarking, a search bar and history, and you can display documents in-line (PDF and DOC files are listed), but right now there’s no way to show any video you may come across, which is a rather large shortcoming, especially as it works in Safari. My guess is that an app can’t have two different sources to send to the same AirPlay receiver.

Still, for quickly showing off a web page it looks handy, and at $2 the price is certainly right. IPhone only, available now.

Web Browser for Apple TV [iTunes via Cult of Mac]

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