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datacenter WSJ: Apple quietly building its own content delivery network as possible groundwork for television

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has been building out an extensive network of data centers and connections as groundwork for moving deeper into television. Today, Apple uses a mix of content that is hosted in Apple-owned data centers and content distribution from Level 3 and Akamai, which is a good strategy for more “static” content like what is currently available in the iTunes store. Essentially, Apple can push a copy of “Thor: The Dark World” to Akamai and let them provide the servers and bandwidth to all of the users who purchase the movie.

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13.10.22 iMovie Theater Apple TV update adds new iMovie Theater channel

During yesterday’s Apple’s iPad event the iLife suite received a big update for iOS and OS X, and part of this was a new feature for iMovie called iMovie Theater. Apple has issued a small update to the Apple TV to bring this new feature to your living room screens.

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itunes radio appletv hero Apple TV 6.0 is back following a failed first attempt

According to the nice intrusive update screen that just popped up on my Apple TV, and our lovely commenters, it seems Apple has fixed whatever the issue was and it’s go time again.

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new apple tv1 Apple TV software update 5.2 brings Bluetooth keyboard support, iTunes in the Cloud and AirPlay audio for videos

Apple has just released Apple TV software update 5.2 for the 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV, adding Bluetooth keyboard support, iTunes in the Cloud and AirPlay audio for videos. The update also includes some performance and stability improvements with the iTunes Store, AirPlay, Netflix, iTunes Match, and wired Ethernet connections.

Apple TV 2 users waiting for iOS 6.1 jailbreak should not upgrade until evad3rs team says the update is safe. We will keep you updated.

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How to Fix Apple TV 5.1.1 Update Issues

by umOuch on December 5, 2012

apple tv 4 2 1 update How to Fix Apple TV 5.1.1 Update Issues

Are you one of the many unfortunate people to attempt Apple’s latest update on your Apple TV? Did you click the update button only to be met with an error message, an incomplete download, or a completely useless little black puck like all the folks on Apple Forums? Well, if this is not you, breathe a sigh of relief. If this is you, have no fear, Apple TV Hacks is here!

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Apple Releases Apple TV Software Update 5.1.1

by tomek on November 29, 2012

apple tv software update 5 1 1 Apple Releases Apple TV Software Update 5.1.1Following today’s launch of iTunes 11, Apple has rolled out 5.1.1 software update for Apple TV 2 and Apple TV 3 that adds support for Up Next with iTunes 11 or iTunes Match and includes some performance and stability improvements.

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