Dev Team had previously released Redsn0w 0.9.6b1 only for iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G users to jailbreak iOS 4.1.
Apple TV Hacks
Redsn0w To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 For iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch And Apple TV 2G Released; Uses Limera1n Exploit
Couple of weeks back, developer Steven Troughton-Smith had figured out a way to install iOS apps on Apple TV but it was not possible to launch the installed iOS app as there is no application launcher in Apple TV.
Folks at nitoTV have developed a custom launcher to get their jailbreak app to work on a jailbroken Apple TV 2G.
This makes nitoTV’s simple weather app, the first third party app to run successfully on the new Apple TV.
PwnageTool 4.1 To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 For iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch 4G, iPod Touch 3G, Apple TV 2G & iOS 3.2.2 For iPad Released
PwnageTool will allow users who want to jailbreak and also unlock their iPhone to update their iPhone with a pre-jailbroken iOS 4.1 firmware while preserving the baseband so that it can be unlocked using Ultrasn0w.
Developer Steven Troughton-Smith has now figured out a way to install iOS apps on Apple TV by modifying its type to make them Apple-TV compatible.
Few days back, we had reported that the iPhone Dev Team had jailbroken iOS 4.1 firmware for Apple TV. This was even before Apple had started shipping the device. Apple had released the firmware a day before customers started receiving the new Apple TV.