How to: arrange and hide icons on Apple TV

by Dan on October 11, 2013

apple tv icons How to: arrange and hide icons on Apple TV

With all the new apps/channels released for Apple TV recently, the interface can become quite cluttered. Luckily, as of the Apple TV 5.1 software update, you can adjust the display of icons and arrangement on the Apple TV’s main menu to suit your preference and hide those icons you don’t use.

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AirParrot 02 AirParrot for Mac 1.5.1 update brings better support for OS X 10.9 and Apple TV 6.0

Following AirSquirrels update of AirParrot for Windows, the Mac version is now getting the same treatment. Bringing AirParrot for Mac to version 1.5.1, it adds better support for OS X 10.9 and the new Apple TV software 6.0.

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infuse 2 icon Infuse 2 coming this fall, version 1.5 already available

If you’ve heard of the popular Apple TV software aTV Flash – the software that adds significant functionality to your jailbroken Apple TV – then you’ve heard of FireCore. Well, they’ve just announced a significant update to their media player app Infuse.

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 Netflix bug preventing HDMI output to TVs will be fixed

Netflix finally added full AirPlay support to their app in the latest iOS 7 update but in the process of doing so the company broke the feature which allowed an iOS device to be connected to the TV with the HDMI AV adapter.

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raspberry pi on apple tv Apple TV hacker discovered how to add custom sites, the hack gets closed quickly

A new hack was discovered which allows custom site bookmarks to be added on pre-iOS 7 Apple TV’s. The backdoor hack comes from an iOS hacker David Schuetz who discovered a way to enable an Add Site feature which adds the ability to add custom sites to the Apple TV menu. However, it seems the hack has already been closed: it seems Apple checks for the existence of additional links placed on the Home Screen and actively disables them, so unfortunately the hack was short lived. Hopefully, Schuetz’s discovery will inspire people to figure out how to disable this check. Despite the hack being closed, here’s the details.

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diamond What to Watch this Weekend on Netflix, Hulu Plus and iTunes with your Apple TV (Oct. 4 – 6)

The weekend is here and for us that means long, lazy hours on the couch/bed carefully monitoring the very latest in cyber-cinematic culture.  And we’re not sure exactly how much culture our pix picks are packing this week…but we like what we see!  So if you’re in a viewing mood, here are this week’s winners.

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