Skifta Brings DLNA Streaming to iOS Devices for Free

Skifta Brings DLNA Streaming to iOS Devices for Free

If you don’t have an Apple TV, but other connected devices like home theaters or DVD players or even game consoles, then you’ve probably come across DNLA. DLNA is the alternative to AirPlay that everyone else in the tech world uses and it’s pretty frustrating that Apple devices just won’t play ball (easily) with DLNA. Qualcomm Atheros wants to change that with Skifta as free iOS app that lets your iDevice connect and stream to DLNA/UPnP devices on your network.

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Glance Back at 2012 and Look Ahead to 2013

Glance Back at 2012 and Look Ahead to 2013

Lots of sites are looking back at 2012 to review the year gone by, but while there is no doubt it’s been a pretty exciting year, I thought I’d start with a look at the year to come and make a few arm waving predictions about what we might see. Well, a few arm waving predictions and a good number of pretty sure bets as well.

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Movies And TV Shows Disappear From Apple TV For Some Users

Movies And TV Shows Disappear From Apple TV For Some Users

Have the movies and TV shows icon disappeared from your Apple TV? Then you’re not alone as 9to5Mac reports that a number of users are complaining about the issue.

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Amazon Expands Instant Video to Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, and iPhones

Amazon Expands Instant Video to Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, and iPhones

Today Amazon is expanding its Instant Video reach with Cloud Player apps for Samsung Smart TVs, Roku boxes, and an update to the existing iOS app bringing it to the iPhone and iPod touch.

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Apple Wrongly Displays Listings For Holiday Games and Apps on Apple TV

Apple Wrongly Displays Listings For Holiday Games and Apps on Apple TV

Listings on the Apple TV iTunes Store were recently updated with a specialised section dedicated to Holiday content, which not only includes music and movies but applications and games as well. As you know, the Apple TV platform hasn’t yet been opened up to third-party developers, leading us to believe that these listings were most likely delivered to the wrong device.

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Bluetooth Keyboard Support Coming to Apple TV in Next OS Update

Bluetooth Keyboard Support Coming to Apple TV in Next OS Update

9to5Mac is reporting that the latest betas of Apple TV iOS not only includes support for Bluetooth, but you can successfully pair a Bluetooth keyboard with an Apple TV for typing searches (and passwords).

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Is it Time to Face Facts and Admit That Jailbreaking is Dead?

Is it Time to Face Facts and Admit That Jailbreaking is Dead?

This is a more than ironic post for this site, but even as someone who only watched the jailbreaking scene from the periphery, I can see jailbreaking isn’t what it used to be. Maybe jailbreaking is going to fade into an even-more niche activity than it already is. I read Jeff Benjamin’s reason’s why jailbreaking is waning in popularity, and thought I’d share there here as well.

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First Look Video Walkthrough of iTunes 11

First Look Video Walkthrough of iTunes 11

You know by now that iTunes 11 is out and hopefully you’ve seen the screenshots and first impressions we posted, now we have the first video walkthrough of iTunes 11 in action. Yep, it is faster and smoother. Don’t just take our word for it, watch for yourself!

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Apple Releases Apple TV Software Update 5.1.1; Adds Support For Up Next With iTunes 11

Apple Releases Apple TV Software Update 5.1.1; Adds Support For Up Next With iTunes 11

Apple has just released Apple TV software update 5.1.1 (build number 10A831) for 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV.

It brings support for iTunes 11 and the new version of the Remote app for iPhone and iPad released few minutes back.

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Update On The Apple TV 3 Jailbreak

Update On The Apple TV 3 Jailbreak

When I picked up an Apple TV last week and asked folks what I should do with it first, I think it was a tie between return and get an Apple TV 2 and just jailbreak it. Since I didn’t return the Apple TV and have an Apple TV 3, jailbreaking isn’t an option. At least not yet.

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