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Seas0nPass Updated, now jailbreaks Apple TV running iOS 5

Seas0nPass Updated, now jailbreaks Apple TV running iOS 5

Seas0nPass has been updated and it now supports a tethered jailbreak of the latest Apple TV iOS 5 software versions 4.4, 4.41 and 4.42. Unfortunately the jailbreak is a tethered solution which means if you have to reboot your Apple TV it will need to be connected to iTunes before you can use it...
Apple releases another update for the Apple TV, reset all settings before updating

Apple releases another update for the Apple TV, reset all settings before updating

Apple has released another update for the Apple TV, this one is numbered 4.4.2.  It appears that Apple has been having some strange problems with recent Apple TV updates with widespread reports of devices having to be restored using iTunes after the 4.4 and 4.4.1 updates. If you are already...
Apple television, the next great unicorn chase

Apple television, the next great unicorn chase

Now that we have the iPhone and iPad, the next great unicorn to chase seems to be an Apple television. Not the Apple TV set top box, mind you, but a full on elegant glass and aluminium object de panel art from Jony Ive and co. Something to hang on our wall and banish cables and crummy cable boxes...
Apple updates Apple TV software to version 4.4.1, claims to fix connect to iTunes issues

Apple updates Apple TV software to version 4.4.1, claims to fix connect to iTunes issues

Apple has released another update for the Apple TV which takes it from version 4.4 to version 4.4.1. The update claims to fix issues with a small number of Apple TV units that needed to be connected a computer running iTunes after last week’siOS 5 update. Addresses an issue that required a small...
Daily Tip: How to turn on AirPlay Mirroring

Daily Tip: How to turn on AirPlay Mirroring

Wondering how to turn use AirPlay Mirroring on your new iPhone 4S or iPad 2? Air Play Mirroring is one of the great features of  iOS 5 and enables you to mirror your screen on your second generation Apple TV. Here's how to get it started. First off we need to make sure AirPlay is enabled on the...
Apple TV iOS 5 update now available with NHL, WSJ

Apple TV iOS 5 update now available with NHL, WSJ

Want to use your Apple TV 2 with fancy new iOS 5 features like Photo Stream and AirPlay Mirroring? Well go navigate over to Software Update and start your download because it's available now. Other new features include (ayt : NHL Hockey Wall Street Journal To find out more about these features...
Next generation Apple TV 3 spotted in iOS 5 code?

Next generation Apple TV 3 spotted in iOS 5 code?

Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac has spotted something interesting deep inside the iOS 5 file system -- code references to a next generation Apple TV 3,1. Given Apple's internal naming conventions, a move the current Apple TV 2,1 to an Apple TV 3,1 should signify a major upgrade, which could lend...
Reed Hastings apologizes, announces Netflix as streaming only, rebrands DVD business as Qwickster

Reed Hastings apologizes, announces Netflix as streaming only, rebrands DVD business as Qwickster

Reed Hastings, the co-founder and CEO of Netflix has put up a video and blog post this morning apologizing to customers for the way their recent plan changes and increases were handled, and announcing that while streaming services will retain the Netflix name, the DVD (and now video game) mailer...
Netflix has begun enforcing one movie stream at a time policy [Updated: Maybe not]

Netflix has begun enforcing one movie stream at a time policy [Updated: Maybe not]

It seems like September 1 not only saw Netflix's new, controversial price plans go into effect, but it also saw them begin to enforce their "one movie stream at a time" policy, which means you can no longer have one video going on your iPhone and another on your iPad or Apple TV. Stop the Cap!...
FireCore updates aTV Flash with music playback and cloud backup [jailbreak]

FireCore updates aTV Flash with music playback and cloud backup [jailbreak]

FireCore has announced a major update to its aTV Flash (black) software that runs on jailbroken second generation Apple TV’s. The update (beta 7) now includes music playback, cloud backup and even Last.fm powered artist slideshows. A new music player has been built into Media Player, which...
Starz wanted Netflix to charge more for "premium tier"

Starz wanted Netflix to charge more for "premium tier"

Netflix couldn't come to a deal to keep Starz content on their service, so they'll be losing it next February, but it turns out Starz wanted more than just Netflix's money to stay -- they wanted more of our money too: Netflix offered Starz more than $300 million per year to renew their...

Poll: What's the next iOS device you plan on buying?

What's the next iOS device you plan on buying? What's the next iOS device you plan on buying? I'm guessing a lot of the TiPb Nation is waiting for the iPhone 5, but is anyone going to skip it and hold out for the iPhone 6? Maybe you hope that Apple discounts the existing iPhone 4 like usual, or...
Apple releases iOS 5 beta 6 to developers

Apple releases iOS 5 beta 6 to developers

Apple has just released iOS 5 beta 6 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV to developers, along with iTunes 10.5 beta 6, and Xcode 4.2 Developer Preview 6. As with the previous 2 iOS 5 betas, this one is available over the air (OTA) via Software Update in Settings. No word yet on changes,...
iTunes Replay streaming movies, subscriptions not coming soon after all?

iTunes Replay streaming movies, subscriptions not coming soon after all?

CNET drops a big bottle of killjoy juice on recent rumors that Apple might just be ready to rollout their fabled iTunes Replay service -- the ability to re-download and stream content to iOS and iTunes from the iCloud -- or a Netflix-like subscription service. While Apple has music and now TV...
Apple TV 4.3 update streams purchased shows, adds Vimeo video

Apple TV 4.3 update streams purchased shows, adds Vimeo video

Apple had finally released iOS 4.3 for Apple TV 2, adding the ability to stream purchased shows via iCloud (I'm betting this is US only?) and watch Vimeo video. As noted by Apple: iTunes TV Shows: Purchase your favorite TV shows directly from the iTunes Store, and watch the shows you already own...
Developers: Apple releases iOS 5 beta 4 for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Apple TV, iTunes 10.5 beta 4 for Mac

Developers: Apple releases iOS 5 beta 4 for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Apple TV, iTunes 10.5 beta 4 for Mac

Apple has once again pulled a Friday trigger on an iOS beta, this time iOS beta 4 for iPod touch, iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV, as well as iTunes 10.5 beta 5 for Mac and Xcode 4.2 DP 4. If you're a registered, paid developer head on over and grab it all now. If you spot anything new and noteworthy...

Poll: How do you feel about Netflix's new pricing?

How do you feel about Netflix's new pricing? If you're in the US and you subscribe to Netflix, we'd like to know how you feel about the new pricing they announced yesterday? If you're only into streaming, not much has changed. If you want unlimited DVDs as well, however, you need to cough up...
Netflix splits off streaming, changes pricing

Netflix splits off streaming, changes pricing

Have a Netflix subscription you enjoy for DVDs and iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV streaming? Well they've just announced they're splitting your physical media from your online content, and changing the pricing on you as well. The new DVD-only plans start at $7.99 for 1 DVD a month. Unlimited streaming...
Bluetooth keyboard support hidden in iOS 5 for Apple TV

Bluetooth keyboard support hidden in iOS 5 for Apple TV

9to5 Mac has uncovered an interesting feature of iOS 5 beta 3 for the Apple TV. The previously unused Bluetooth chip appears to have been activated. It looks like Bluetooth support is aimed at integrating a keyboard into your setup, rather than anything more exciting. The new Bluetooth feature...
Apple releases iOS 5 beta 3 for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Apple TV to developers

Apple releases iOS 5 beta 3 for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Apple TV to developers

Apple has just released iOS 5 beta 3 (9A5259f) for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV, along with iTunes 10.5 beta 3 for Mac, and Xcode 4.3 Preview 3 for developers. While in previous years Apple had stuck fairly closely to an every-second-Tuesday beta release schedule, iOS 5 beta 2 hit on a...

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