Last year, Apple released an icon centric interface for Apple TV. It made it easier to rearrange app icons on Apple TV’s main menu/home screen.
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Bloomberg reports that according to their sources Apple is close a signing a deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC) to bring TWC TV app to Apple TV.
Few weeks back, a clever hack brought Plex, the popular media server to Apple TV without needing a jailbreak.
Apple has just released a major software update for the 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV.
Apple TV Software Update 5.3 brings HBO GO and WatchESPN to Apple TV. The update also brings Sky News’ 24/7 news feed and on-demand news library, Crunchyroll, the leading global video service for Japanese Anime and Asian media and Qello, a leading on-demand streaming service for HD concerts and music documentaries.
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.
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.