Hacks

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If you haven’t updated your Apple TV 4 firmware to tvOS 9.1 or 9.2 and your little black box is still running tvOS version 9.0 or 9.0.1 you can jailbreak it using Pangu tool. Although according to the official instructions a paid developer account is required to perform the jailbreak, there is a way to do so for free.

Here’s a complete, step-by-step tutorial.

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Apple sells iOS devices that come in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, but what about the Apple TV 4? Why only 32GB and 64GB? Apple figures most Apple TV customers will just stream content via DLNA/UPnP or use home sharing for content we purchased on iTunes. So the internal storage is to just store apps and data.

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Apple TV 4 hacked to run a web browser

by tomek on November 8, 2015

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The new Apple TV doesn’t feature a web browser and the developers are not allowed to create third-party browsers for tvOS. At least not officially. Forking an exisiting GitHub project posted by Steven Troughton-Smith’s, a Dutch developer jvanakker has built a native tvOS browser for Apple TV 4.

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Apple TV 4 hacked to enable app folders

by tomek on November 5, 2015

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Steve Troughton-Smith, a well-known iOS developer and hacker, discovered that HeadBoard, the tvOS UI, has “pretty complete” folder support inside. According to him, folders in tvOS work just like those in iOS – you drop an app on another app to create a folder. The folder takes the most likely category name from the apps inside but it’s also possible to give it a different name.

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Giveaway: win a brand new Apple TV 4

by tomek on October 27, 2015

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The long-awaited 4th generation Apple TV is finally available and we give you a chance to get one without spending a dime. Partnering with younity, we are giving away FIVE brand new Apple TV 4s!

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Admit it, you’re not necessarily a fan of all Apple’s products. Some are life changers for sure – you’ll have to pry my iPhone out of my cold, dead hands. Others are maybe more, ‘meh’. iTunes falls into that latter category for a lot of people. While it was groundbreaking back in the day, these days it is more of an unkempt warehouse for Apple to cram things into. So how do you maintain your love for your Apple TV, while hating iTunes and not using it?

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