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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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AirParrot atvh contest AirParrot for Windows gets updated to version 1.1.7

AirParrot, everyone’s favorite streaming companion, has just been updated to version 1.1.7 that adds easier methods for deploying and registering AirParrot. New version also includes updates to enhance Apple TV and device discovery.

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apple tv unlimovie hack New channels make into Apple TV with a simple hack, no jailbreak required

It is always nice to get more out of our hockey pucks called Apple TV. And that, too, without a jailbreak. Cherry on top. Making this possible is a hack claiming to bring Russian subscription service Unlimovie.tv to the Apple TV. Though this Russian movie service may not be of much relevance in other parts of the world, the discovery of such exploits can open doors to providers in other countries too.

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apple tv 2 untethered jailbreak1 How to jailbreak Apple TV 2 5.2.1 (iOS 6.1.3) using Seas0nPass (tethered; Mac & Windows)

Following the release of Apple TV software update 5.2.1 (iOS 6.1.3 – 10B329a), FireCore has updated Seas0nPass to provide a tethered jailbreak for Apple TV 2 running the latest firmware. Released in March, a minor Apple TV software update – 5.2.1 – added support for Music in the Cloud in Japan and Israel and included improvements for software update, subtitles, and general performance.

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State of the Apple TV 3 Jailbreak

by tomek on November 27, 2012

apple tv 3 State of the Apple TV 3 Jailbreak

The Apple TV 3 jailbreak isn’t out yet, but FireCore, the maker of Seas0nPass jailbreaking tool for Apple TV, has just shared some info on the status of this jailbreak:

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Apple TV 3 Jailbreak Con News on the Apple TV 3 jailbreak out of JailbreakCon 2012 (updated)Fans of the Apple TV who prefer to make their own rules have been waiting patiently for news of a jailbreak for the Apple TV 3. But while JailbreakCon 2012 had a lot to offer for many, fans of the Apple TV were left with very few hard facts. There were obviously no demonstrations of any new jailbreak, and nitoTV had even less information to share on future availability.

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