Apple TV 2 4.4.3 untethered jailbreak confirmed

by tomek on December 14, 2011

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iOS hacker and Chronic Dev-Team member Pod2g has announced an untethered jailbreak for Apple TV 2 running 4.4.3. He didn’t give any ETA but he said he will be able to test it in some days (it appears that FireCore’d ship him an Apple TV 2 for testing), so everyone is expecting the jailbreak will be released very soon. We will keep you updated.

So far, the only way to jailbreak Apple TV 2 running 4.4.3 is a tethered jailbreak provided by FireCore’s Seas0nPass.

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apple tv 2 tv shows Apple activates, pulls TV shows streaming on Apple TV 2 in UK, Canada and Australia

Looks like Apple has temporarily turned on streaming of purchased TV shows on the Apple TV for customers in the UK, Canada and Australia on Wednesday. Users from these countries have been able to purchase the episodes directly on Apple TV 2 and stream it to the device. These were actual purchases, not rentals, and cost between free and $2.49 in Canada and about $2.99 AUD in Australia. According to GigaOM, only Aardman Studios, A&E, History Channel, PBS, PBS Kids, Vivendi Entertainment and Viz Media appear to have made their content available as of yet.

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Apple TV 3 or Apple TV set?

by tomek on December 1, 2011

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Back in October, 9to5Mac found an evidence for a next-generation Apple TV being in the works – a reference to ‘Apple TV 3,1’ (current model is listed as 2,1) inside the iOS 5 file system. The number changing from 2 to 3 should signify a major upgrade. 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman believed the device would get a dual-core A5 processor (that would open door to true 1080p) and a bluetooth support.

This Monday Gurman found that a new codename – J33 – has been assigned to Apple TV in iOS 5.1. According to Gurman, iOS release history tells us that Apple assigns a proper codename to products that move closer to release.

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Giveaway: aTV Flash (black) for Apple TV 2

by tomek on November 22, 2011

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Last week, FireCore released aTV Flash (black) 1.0 to supercharge your 2nd generation Apple TV. New aTV Flash features all-new Media Player, WebKit based browser, Last.fm radio, Weather, RSS feeds and gives you fast access to plugins like nitoTV, Remote HD, XBMC and Plex client. All new features are installed alongside the normal Apple TV features, so things like movie rentals, Netflix, and AirPlay will remain unchanged.

We are giving away 10 free copies of this fantastic piece of software. Here are the details:

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seas0npass apple tv 2 ios 4 3 tethered How to Jailbreak Apple TV 4.4.3 with Seas0nPass – TetheredFireCore’s Seas0nPass has been updated for Apple TV 2 running firmware 4.4.3. It’s still a tethered jailbreak, meaning every time there is a need to reboot your Apple TV, you will have to connect it to a computer. Seas0nPas for 4.4.3 doesn’t support XBMC, Plex client, and Rowmote plugins yet. Supported are Media Player, Couch Surfer, nitoTV, Remote HD, Last.fm, Weather, RSS Feeds and Overflow.

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apple tv 2 update 4 4 3 netflix Apple updates Apple TV 2 to version 4.4.3 (9A4051)
Apple has released Apple TV software update 4.4.3 (build 9A4051). The official release note says this minor update “ads support for Netflix in Mexico and addresses an issue in which audio may not play through the optical port when the TV is turned off.”

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