Apple TV 2
The Apple TV just keeps getting better and better. Earlier this week, Apple detailed how you can setup the set top box merely by touching the Apple TV with your iOS device. Today, Apple has added two new channels to the Apple TV lineup that’ll appeal to sports fans and kids alike.
Over the weekend, Apple had pulled the Apple TV 6.0 Software Update after reports of bricking issue.
9to5Mac now reports that has released a tweaked version of the software update, which probably includes a fix for the bug that caused the bricking issues.
Apple released Apple TV 6.0 for the 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV late last week with a number of new features including iTunes Radio, iCloud Photos and Videos, AirPlay from iCloud and more.
Apple releases Apple TV 6.0 Software Update with iTunes Radio, AirPlay from iCloud, Podcasts and more
AllThingsD reports that Apple will release the Apple TV Software update along with iOS 7 release on September 18th.
Yesterday, Apple did not mention about the software update for Apple TV, however AllThingsD reports that it’s still coming.
Apple continues to add new content to Apple TV. It has quietly added new apps for Vevo music channel – for on-demand music videos, The Weather Channel – which broadcasts weather forecasts and weather-related news, along with documentaries and entertainment programming related to weather, the Smithsonian Channel – which brings you original documentaries and videos exploring history, air and space, science, nature, and culture, Disney Channel and Disney XD.
Bloomberg reports that according to their sources Apple is close a signing a deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC) to bring TWC TV app to Apple TV.
Earlier in the month, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt spoke at an event where he said the company was talking with Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung about live video streaming.
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.