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Hack brings Russian subscription TV service UnliMovieTV to Apple TV without jailbreaking

Hack brings Russian subscription TV service UnliMovieTV to Apple TV without jailbreaking

Few weeks back, a clever hack brought Plex, the popular media server to Apple TV without needing a jailbreak.

9to5Mac via Russian blog iGuides.ru reports that a similar hack now brings UnliMovieTV, a Russian subscription TV & movie service to the device without needing a jailbreak.

Apple TV Software Update 5.3 brings HBO GO, WatchESPN and more

Apple TV Software Update 5.3 brings HBO GO, WatchESPN and more

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.

Apple TV gets iTunes Radio, Conference Room Display Mode in iOS 7 beta [Video]

Apple TV gets iTunes Radio, Conference Room Display Mode in iOS 7 beta [Video]

Apple hardly mentioned Apple TV during the WWDC keynote, but a beta version of iOS 7 for the device went live right after the keynote for registered developers. The update doesn’t have the UI overhaul seen in other iOS devices, but it does include iTunes Radio and a few other changes.

PlexConnect: Clever hack brings Plex to Apple TV without jailbreaking

PlexConnect: Clever hack brings Plex to Apple TV without jailbreaking

There are a number of reasons people jailbreak or want to jailbreak their Apple TV, one of those reasons is to be able to install plugins for Plex.

Plex is a media player system that includes Plex Media Center, the front end media player and an associated media server called the Plex Media Server.

Apple Replacing 3rd Gen Apple TVs With Wi-Fi Issues

Apple Replacing 3rd Gen Apple TVs With Wi-Fi Issues

In an internal memo to retail stores, AppleCare employees and authorised resellers, Apple has acknowledged Wi-Fi connectivity issues with a “very small number” of Apple TVs, and has initiated a replacement program to replace affected units.

Rolomotion Converts Your Apple TV into a Wii-Like Gaming Console

Rolomotion Converts Your Apple TV into a Wii-Like Gaming Console

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.

Apple Updates Apple TV Software to Version 5.2.1 With Redesigned Hulu, Bug Fixes

Apple Updates Apple TV Software to Version 5.2.1 With Redesigned Hulu, Bug Fixes

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.

Die-Shrunk A5 Chip in Tweaked Apple TV 3 Still Manufactured by Samsung

Die-Shrunk A5 Chip in Tweaked Apple TV 3 Still Manufactured by Samsung

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.

Tweaked Apple TV 3 Powered By Die-Shrunk A5 Chip

Tweaked Apple TV 3 Powered By Die-Shrunk A5 Chip

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).

Third-Party Apps May Be Finally Coming To Apple TV This Fall

Third-Party Apps May Be Finally Coming To Apple TV This Fall

Shortly after rumors of an Apple TV media event in March were debunkedTechCrunch contributor MG Siegler, based on his own sources, claims that Apple’s lining up something TV related for this fall. While he doesn’t have any specifics as to whether this would be about Apple’s long rumored full-fledged television or an SDK, he believes that third party apps would be a vital part of the equation.