Apple TV Hacks

FireCore Releases aTV Flash v1.2; Adds Video Zoom Options And Lots More

FireCore Releases aTV Flash v1.2; Adds Video Zoom Options And Lots More

FireCore has released a new version of aTV Flash (black) for the jailbroken Apple TV 2G, which includes features such as video zoom options, grid view watched icons, quick access to recently visited pages, improved support for subtitles, along with many improvements and bug fixes.

MobileX App Launcher For Jailbroken Apple TV [Video]

MobileX App Launcher For Jailbroken Apple TV [Video]

iOS hackers Steven Troughton-Smith and Nick have made excellent progress in porting iOS apps to a jailbroken Apple TV.

Apple TV Hacked To Run Full-Screen iPad Apps

Apple TV Hacked To Run Full-Screen iPad Apps

Yesterday, iOS hacker and developer Steven Troughton-Smith and Nick gave us the good news that they had managed to hack the second generation Apple TV to run iOS apps.

Apple TV Hacked to Run iOS Apps

Apple TV Hacked to Run iOS Apps

It has been disappointing to see that Apple has still not launched an App Store for the second generation Apple TV.

While hackers had figured out a way to get a weather app to run successfully on a jailbroken Apple TV back in October 2010, there hasn’t been much progress made on that front.

Seas0nPass: Untethered Jailbreak For Apple TV 4.4.4 Released

FireCore has released an updated version of their jailbreaking tool – Seas0nPass to support untethered jailbreak for Apple TV 4.4.4 software update for second generation Apple TV.

FireCore Releases aTV Flash (Black) 1.0 For Jailbroken 2nd Gen Apple TV

FireCore Releases aTV Flash (Black) 1.0 For Jailbroken 2nd Gen Apple TV

FireCore has announced the release of aTV Flash (black) for jailbroken 2nd generation Apple TV. aTV Flash (black) has been in beta for almost 10 months now.

aTV Flash (black) is a software package that brings features such as the ability to surf the web, discover new music via Last.fm, play popular media formats beyond the ones supported by iTunes etc.

FireCore Releases aTV Flash (Black) Release Candidate 1 (RC1) For Apple TV

FireCore Releases aTV Flash (Black) Release Candidate 1 (RC1) For Apple TV

FireCore has announced the release aTV Flash (black) Release Candidate 1 (RC1) for the 2nd generation Apple TV. aTV Flash (black) has been in beta for almost 10 months now.

aTV Flash (black) RC1 adds a number of new features include a brand new ‘grid view’ browsing mode, huge subtitle related improvements, and other performance and playback related improvements.

Seas0nPass Updated To Support Tethered Jailbreak For Apple TV Software Update 4.4.2 (iOS 5)

FireCore has released an updated version of their jailbreaking tool – Seas0nPass to support tethered jailbreak for Apple TV software update 4.4.x for second generation Apple TV.

Apple had released Apple TV software update 4.4 two weeks back along with iOS 5 and since then released two minor updates to fix some bugs.

aTV Flash (Black) Beta 7 For Apple TV 2G Released; Brings Music Playback, Last.fm SlideShows, Cloud Backups

aTV Flash (Black) Beta 7 For Apple TV 2G Released; Brings Music Playback, Last.fm SlideShows, Cloud Backups

FireCore has released aTV Flash (black) Beta 7 for jailbroken Apple TV 2G.

aTV Flash (black) Beta 7 brings a number of new features such music playback, Last.fm powered artist slideshows and cloud backups. The latest version of aTV Flash (black) also includes a number of improvements and bug fixes.

Seas0nPass Updated To Support Untethered Jailbreak For Apple TV 4.3

Seas0nPass Updated To Support Untethered Jailbreak For Apple TV 4.3

FireCore has released an updated version of their jailbreaking tool – Seas0nPass to support untethered jailbreak for Apple TV 4.3 software update for second generation Apple TV.

Apple had released Apple TV 4.3 software update earlier in the month to add the ability to purchase TV shows on Apple TV 2G, re-download previously purchased TV show content and also support for video service Vimeo.