Apple TV (2nd generation) | Apple
This morning, iOS jailbreak tool Absinthe 2.0 was released, bringing support for the new iPad — now, just a few hours later, FireCore has released a new version of the Seas0nPass jailbreak tool for the second-generation Apple TV.
In an interview, Time Warner CEO Glenn A. Britt said that "I'm not sure I know what Airplay is," referring to Apple's technology that lets users send content from their iOS devices to an HDTV via the AppleTV set-top box.
aTV Flash (black), a software download for jailbroken Apple TVs, has been updated to version 1.5, adding improved performance and support for NFS streaming.
We all expected most of the new interface and features on Apple announced for the new generation of the Apple TV to find their way down the previous generation, and just as with iOS 5.1 for the iPad and the iPhone, Apple isn't wasting any time. We hear that the update should be available today, bringing the new interface, movie re-downloading, and direct Netflix signup to current models. Of course, that won't mean that current models will be able to display 1080p content.
If you just can't bear to operate outside Apple's ecosystem, Netflix just announced that it is now more tightly integrated with Apple TV. Users can sign up for Netflix streaming service directly through their Apple TV and pay with an existing iTunes account.
A report from the New York Post alleges that Apple hopes to launch a streaming television service by the end of the year, despite gaining little traction in negotiations with content providers.
If you're interested in buying Apple's $99 Apple TV media streamer, your options are getting more limited -- a handful of major electronics retailers across the US and UK have it out of stock, with no sign of when it might be available.
AirParrot is a new Mac app that lets you stream your computer's display right to your Apple TV over AirPlay, similar to the ability demonstrated by Apple in the forthcoming OS X Mountain Lion.
Tim Cook is speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference today, and he was pretty candid when asked about the living room and Apple TV: he said that the Apple TV is a "hobby" because the company knows the business isn't as big as the Mac or iOS devices, but that "Apple doesn't do hobbies as a general rule."
In a silent update pushed out last week, Apple added a new section to the TV Show and Movies section of its Apple TV software: Genius. As with iTunes on the desktop or on iOS devices, it shows you content you might be interested in based on your current library.
FireCore has announced a 1.2 update to its aTV Flash (black) product for the Apple TV, incorporating a number of bug fixes and refinements, including new video zoom functionality and improved subtitle support.
Pioneer has released two new networked audio players under its Elite brand. The N-50 and N-30 offer AirPlay and DLNA streaming with audiophile sound quality.
Yesterday, we heard that iOS hackers brought iOS apps to a jailbroken Apple TV, and now one of those hackers is posting a variety of photos on his Twitter feed of iPad apps running fullscreen at 720p.
The Seas0nPass Apple TV jailbreak has been updated and will untether the device running 4.4.4, and developers have figured out a way to run actual iOS apps on the second generation set-top box.
The Wall Street Journal reports Apple is working on a television or update , which would stream content from television-service providers or media companies directly.
A new study of 5,000 people across the US and Europe by Strategy Analytics found that sales of the internet-enabled set-top boxes more than doubled this year to approximately 12 million units worldwide.
Best Buy's offering an uncommon Apple TV and iPod sale - all models except the iPod nano are currently on sale. Amazon is currently offering
Apple has alerted developers that all the music they've stored on iCloud will be deleted on November 12th at 10:00 AM PT, presumably in preparation for the launch of iTunes Match.
Apple has released yet another bugfix update to the Apple TV.