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Watch ESPN, HBO GO, Sky News on Apple TV with the 5.3 Update

Jun 19, 2013 - 1 Comment
Watch ESPN on Apple TV

A new update to Apple TV brings streaming access to several popular TV services and networks, including HBO GO, ESPN, Sky News, Qello, and CrunchyRoll. Versioned as 5.3, the update requires a second or third generation Apple TV, and can be downloaded through iTunes or by using the direct firmware links included in this article. … Read More

Stream Music from iPhone & iPod to a Computer or Apple TV with AirPlay

Mar 3, 2013 - 7 Comments
Send Music to an AirPlay Receiver in iOS

Ever had a song or album kept on an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, and wished you could play it on through the speakers of a Mac, Windows PC, or even a surround sound system on an Apple TV or XBMC media center? Whether it’s at your own house or at a friends, instead of copying … Read More

Improve Apple TV 2 (5.2) with a Jailbreak & XBMC

Feb 24, 2013 - 6 Comments
XBMC can run on Apple TV 2

The Apple TV is a great living room accessory, but many with media center and home theater PC experience prefer more powerful apps like Plex and XBMC for their additional features and broader video codec support. With XBMC you can play almost any video or audio format, access shared network drives for network playback, accept … Read More

Sync a Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard with Apple TV

Jan 29, 2013 - 6 Comments
Use a Wireless keyboard with Apple TV

You can now sync a Bluetooth keyboard with the Apple TV and use it to navigate and search on the device. This nice little bonus feature arrived along with the iOS 6.1 update, though it’s technically labeled for the Apple TV as 5.2 update, but regardless of the versioning and naming convention it’s an appreciated … Read More

Rearrange the Apple TV Home Screen Icons

Oct 5, 2012 - 1 Comment
Rearrange Apple TV Home Screen Icons

If you’ve always wanted to change how your Apple TV home screen icons where arranged, you’ll be happy the feature has arrived with the Apple TV 5.1 update. Though the top row of icons is stuck where it is, you can arrange the majority of other icons just by doing the following with your remote: … Read More

Get AirPlay Mirroring on Older Macs with AirParrot

Oct 3, 2012 - 7 Comments
Get AirPlay Mirroring on Old Macs

AirPlay Mirroring arrived on the Mac with OS X Mountain Lion, but Macs built before 2011 don’t support the feature, and obviously any OS X version prior to 10.8 won’t have it either. That is, until you run AirParrot, which enables AirPlay Mirroring on any Mac (or Windows PC) running OS X 10.6.8 or later.

Apple TV 5.1 Update Released

Sep 24, 2012 - 7 Comments
Apple TV 5.1

Apple has released a new software update for Apple TV that brings a few of the more popular iOS 6 features to the device. Despite sharing some features with iOS 6, the version is labeled as 5.1 with a build of 10A406e. The update includes Photo Stream sharing, new screen savers, the ability to switch … Read More

iOS 6 Beta 1 Available for Developers to Download

Jun 11, 2012 - 16 Comments
iOS 6 Beta 1

The first developer beta of iOS 6 is now available to download for anyone registered with Apple’s Developer program. Arriving as beta build 10A5316k, it represents the first time developers outside of Apple will have a look at the new iOS version, which includes over 200 new features. A few of the most anticipated components … Read More

Show iCloud Photo Stream as a Slideshow or Screen Saver on Apple TV

Jun 7, 2012 - 4 Comments
Apple TV slideshow of Photo Stream images

Want to show a quick slideshow to your friends and family of pictures contained within Photo Stream? Assuming you already have Apple TV signed into your iCloud account, do the following: From the main Apple TV menu choose “Internet” and select “Photo Stream” Choose “Slideshow” to start the slideshow By default this will go through … Read More

Convert MKV to M4V for Free with Subler

Mar 23, 2012 - 25 Comments
MKV to M4V

If you have MKV movie files you’ve probably noticed they can’t be played on an iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, or a variety of other players. Not to worry though, because MKV video can be easily converted to the compatible M4V format using a free tool called Subler. If you want to get technical, this isn’t … Read More

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

How to Use AirPlay Mirroring on a Mac with OS X

Feb 17, 2012 - 44 Comments
AirPlay Mirroring on a Mac

Apple TV owners have an extra incentive to upgrade their Macs to the latest versions of OS X; AirPlay Mirroring. With AirPlay Mirroring, you can stream the Mac desktop and whatever application is on screen to an HDTV wirelessly through the Apple TV, making it easier than ever to watch videos from a Mac or … Read More

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