At the AllThingsD D11 Conference held in southern California on Tuesday, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook revealed that the company had sold more than 13 million Apple TVs, and about half the number were sold in the past year. This numbers are actually amazing, especially for a product that Apple has put little marketing effort into.
This week kicks off with some smoking hot TV news over at Netflix so let’s get right to our TV/Movie Pix picks to clickety click:
The power of XBMC is its ability to manage content weather on your Apple TV, N.A.S. device, or network connected computer. It does not matter if you have movies, television shows, music, or pictures XBMC is designed with the unique ability to incorporate this content into the software itself. This is an extremely attractive feature for those of us utilizing XBMC on our Apple TV, especially the Apple TV 2. With its limited storage and lack of USB drives, the Apple TV 2 is primed for taking advantage of XBMC’s custom Library features. Let’s start by looking at the primary libraries and what each offers.
MacRumors reports that the CW network has struck a deal with Apple to bring its TV Now application to the Apple TV. Speaking from New York at the company’s annual Upfront Presentation yesterday, CW president Mark Pedowitz said the network’s content, which is currently accessible on Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Xbox 360, will also become available on Apple TV.
Siguiendo el lanzamiento del software de actualización 5.2.1 (iOS 6.1.3 – 10 B329a) de Apple TV, FireCore ha actualizado SeasOnPass para proveer un tethered jailbreak para Apple TV 2 corriendo en el último firmware. Lanzado en Marzo, una actualización de software menor de Apple TV – 5.2.1 – añadía soporte para Música en la Nube en Japón e Israel e incluía mejoras para la actualización de software, subtítulos y desarrollo en general.