Apple TV Hacks
If you have been using the PlexConnect hack, then we’ve some bad news. The Apple TV update that was rolled out earlier today breaks the PlexConnect hack.
Few months back, Plex had released a clever hack called PlexConnect to bring Plex to Apple TV without the need of jailbreaking the device.
Few weeks back, a clever hack brought Plex, the popular media server to Apple TV without needing a jailbreak.
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.
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.
Back in May, FireCore had released a new version of Seas0nPass that allowed users to jailbreak their Apple TV 2 on Apple TV 5.0.1 (iOS 5.1.1) software update. But Seas0nPass was not compatible with Apple TV 3.
Fast forward to today, and there is still no way to jailbreak Apple TV 3, but there is finally some hope, as 9to5Mac recently reported that the jailbreak for Apple TV 3 is in the works.