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.
With the first batch of buyers having received their orders, we are now starting to see a number of reviews from across the blogosphere. You can also checkout our article on Apple TV teardown here.
Folks at iFixit have got their hands on the new Apple TV and have performed a thorough teardown of the device.
Kyle Wiens, CEO of iFixit, sent us an email to provide us details about the internals of the second generation Apple TV such as the RAM, storage and the processor powering it.
She has also discovered settings which indicates that the application is compatible with iPad, which has led to speculations that users will be able to stream video content to the iPad just like to the new Apple TV from an iPhone or iPod Touch using the AirPlay feature.
iOS 4.1 For Apple TV Reveals New iPhones, Unknown Device; References To FaceTime, DVD, Bluetooth Support For Apple TV?
It has been less than 24 hours since Apple released iOS 4.1 firmware for the new Apple TV and we’ve already received a flood of interesting information.
iPhone hackers who have got their hands on the new Apple TV firmware are reporting that they’ve discovered references, which indicate that Apple TV might support DVD, Bluetooth and might get FaceTime – Apple video calling feature probably via iPhone 4 using AirPlay.
Few days back we had reported that several customers had observed charges made to their credit cards, which suggested that Apple was preparing to ship the first batch of the new Apple TVs.
We’re now hearing reports from some customers who have received shipment notifications and FedEx tracking numbers that their new Apple TVs have been shipped.
It has been over three weeks since the new Apple TV was unveiled during the September 1 media event. If you are one of those who had placed an early pre-order, chances are that your Apple TV may be shipping soon.
Several customers have noted charges made to their credit cards, which suggests that Apple may be preparing to ship the first batch of the new Apple TVs.
App Store For Apple TV May Be Coming Soon; AirPlay To Allow Streaming Of Content From Apps To Apple TV
In our article yesterday, we noted that this confirmed earlier speculations that the new Apple TV was actually built on the iOS platform even though Steve Jobs did not announce this during the media event earlier this month.
News Roundup: Apple Approving Long Stalled Apps, AT&T To Launch LTE (4G) Network & iProd Is The New Apple TV
Earlier this month, Apple announced a significant change to its App Store review guidelines. With the new guidelines, Apple has eased its restrictions allowing developers to use third party development tools and compilers to build their applications.
As part of the announcements, Apple also announced that the company's App Store Review Guidelines were being made public in order to improve transparency of the review process.