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Apple TV 3 Released with 1080P Output, Here Are Details & Specs

Mar 7, 2012 - 11 Comments
New Apple TV UI

Apple announced a new Apple TV today, physically the device looks the same as the old version, but that’s where most of the similarities end. The new Apple TV is more powerful, and boasts 1080p output, and includes a completely redesigned UI with iCloud integration. Here’s what we know so far: All new user interface, … Read More

Untethered Jailbreak for Apple TV iOS 4.4.4 with Seas0nPass

Dec 30, 2011 - 40 Comments
Seas0nPass for Apple TV 4.4.4

If you’ve been holding off on the Apple TV 2 4.4.4 update for an untethered jailbreak, you can now update the device without worry. A new version of Seas0npass has been released to to untether the Apple TV’s unique iOS 4.4.4 build, the tool remains extremely easy to use and supports most of the 3rd … Read More

Apple Posts Minor iOS Updates for Apple TV and iPhone 4S

Dec 15, 2011 - 4 Comments
Apple TV 2

Apple has rolled out two minor iOS updates, the first is for the second generation Apple TV and the second for the iPhone 4S. For Apple TV 2, the new build (9A406a) updates system software to 4.4.4, but it’s unclear exactly what the changes are, indicating this is likely a bug fix update. For iPhone … Read More

Unreleased Apple TV “J33″ Found in iOS 5.1 Beta

Nov 29, 2011 - 2 Comments
Apple TV j33 reference

The recently released iOS 5.1 beta 1 has already uncovered a few hints about potential upcoming products from Apple. First, the Sprint iPad 2 reference, then an iPhone 5 reference, and now a codename reference to an unreleased Apple TV unit dubbed “J33″ has been found. Other than the reference to the devices codename there … Read More

iOS 4.3 for Apple TV 2 Released with iCloud Storage Support (Download Link)

Aug 1, 2011 - 2 Comments

Apple TV 2 has been updated to iOS 4.3 build 8F455, and the update includes several notable features: iCloud support for purchased TV shows, Vimeo support, and YouTube playlists. The update appears to only work in the US only for now, but other countries may be coming soon. The beginning of iCloud support is the … Read More

Turn an Apple TV 2 into a Web Server

May 18, 2011 - 11 Comments
Turn Apple TV2 into a Web Server

So you already setup your Apple TV2 to run XBMC, and now you’re bored with it. Why not turn the ATV2 into a webserver like the guys at MacMiniVault did? Yes this link opens a web page served from an Apple TV2. You can do this yourself with your own Apple TV without too much … Read More

Jailbreak Apple TV 2 with iOS 4.3 using Seas0nPass

Mar 14, 2011 - 7 Comments
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Seas0nPass is probably the best Apple TV 2 jailbreak and it has been updated to work with iOS 4.3. The latest iOS is well worth installing on ATV2, it brings AirPlay support, has MLB.TV and NBA live streaming, and includes Netflix surround sound. Sounds good huh? The only downside is Seas0nPass is currently a tethered … Read More

Sync a TV Remote with an Apple TV

Mar 12, 2011 - 3 Comments
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If you’re not a fan of the AppleTV remote, or you just don’t want yet another remote control laying around your coffee table, you can sync a standard TV remote with an Apple TV. This should work with virtually any TV remote, cable remote, DVD/Blu-ray remotes, and universal remotes. How to Sync a TV Remote … Read More

Enter DFU Mode on the Apple TV 2

Jan 30, 2011 - 2 Comments
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DFU stands for Device Firmware Update, and Apple TV 2 has DFU mode like the iPhone does. This allows you to tweak and install firmware and is necessary for some of the hacks available to the device. How to enter DFU mode on the Apple TV 2 Getting into DFU mode on the ATV2 is … Read More

How to Install XBMC on Apple TV 2

Jan 21, 2011 - 34 Comments
xbmc on appletv2

The excellent media center software XBMC has finally come to Apple TV 2, but beyond being a great media center, if you’re wondering why else you should care I’ll sum it up in one word: 1080p. Yes, using XBMC, you can unleash 1080p video playback on the $99 Apple TV2… the playback suffers from occasional … Read More

Seas0nPass Apple TV Jailbreak Now Available

Jan 12, 2011 - 5 Comments
Seas0nPass-appletv-jailbreak

Seas0nPass is a new jailbreak tool built exclusively for the AppleTV running iOS 4.1.1 (ie: iOS 4.2.1 for AppleTV). The app makes it very easy to jailbreak the AppleTV by creating custom IPSW in a similar fashion to PwnageTool, and Seas0nPass also gives a one-click tethered boot option (read: Tethered vs Untethered Jailbreak). Note that … Read More

Stream from iTunes to Apple TV with new Remote app

Dec 23, 2010 - 3 Comments
stream from itunes to appletv with remote

Apple has released an update to the iOS Remote app and it offers some pretty significant feature updates, but perhaps most significantly is AirPlay support. This means that using Remote you can now stream videos from iTunes on a computer (Mac OS X or Windows) to an Apple TV. Features of Remote 2.1 are: AirPlay … Read More

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