A new Apple TV concept video takes a guess at how the next Apple TV or the much rumored full-blown Apple Television might look like. It takes the existing UI and adds a number of additional features to it, including Siri, Live TV and use iOS devices like iPad mini as a remote.
Amazon already sells e-readers and tablets, is rumored to launch a phone soon, and according to Bloomberg, the company is also working on a set-top box dedicated to video streaming.
FireCore had released an updated version of their jailbreaking tool – Seas0nPass to support tethered jailbreak for Apple TV software update 5.2.1 for Apple TV 2 few days back.
Apple had released Apple TV software update 5.2.1 last month, which included a number of security related fixes as well as a redesigned Hulu experience.
Though Apple TV’s sales have been picking up, Apple hasn’t yet released an SDK for the platform to open it to third party developers. Instead, developers have been using the iOS SDK to pair devices with the Apple TV using AirPlay, the most notable example being Real Racing.
Analyst: Apple Could Launch 60-inch ‘iTV’ in Late 2013 With ‘iRing’ Motion Control and ‘mini iTV’ Auxiliary Screens
After taking a back seat for sometime, it looks like the Apple Television set rumors are back.
DigiTimes reports that according to their supply chain sources, Apple is working on Ultra HD or 4K (3840×2160 resolution) television set. The ultra-high quality definition is four times as sharp as standard quality high definition.
Hot on the heels of releasing iOS 6.1.3 for iOS devices, Apple also released an update for the Apple TV, bumping its software version to 5.1.2. The update contains a number of security related fixes as well as a redesigned Hulu experience.
A few days ago, it was revealed that the tweaked Apple TV 3 comes with an A5 chip, as opposed to the earlier expected A5X chip. The chip was considerably smaller as compared to the previous version, with the die size being reduced by a factor of 2.
Back in January, Apple quietly released the iOS 6.1 firmware for an Apple TV device with code name J33I (the code name of the third generation Apple TV is J33).