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Apple TV iOS 4.1 firmware posted, susceptible to Jailbreak

Apple TV iOS 4.1 firmware posted, susceptible to Jailbreak

Using a publicly released version of the Apple TV iOS 4.1 firmware, the Dev-Team has decrypted its keys, the first step necessary to a Jailbreak, which could very well be on its way. That's less than 24 hours after the iPod Touch 4G fell victim to the same SHAtter exploit. UPDATE #1: It’s...
Apple TV starting to ship

Apple TV starting to ship

The new, 2010 Apple TV is starting to ship. TiPb readers, along with readers of other sites are all getting their notification emails from Apple. We've only seen "prepared to ship" notices, but *MacRumors" is starting to see actual shipment notifications as well. That might be US-only for now,...
Apple has an Apple TV apps engineer

Apple has an Apple TV apps engineer

Apple has an Apple TV apps engineer, if LinkedIn is to be believed. What that means exactly is unknown -- maybe they simply engineered the built-in Netflix and YouTube apps -- but as MacRumors points out: the internal view that the Apple TV is simply a collection of apps seems to be in line...
NBC: No one will watch our shows more than once

NBC: No one will watch our shows more than once

Doesn't look like NBC will be joining iTunes' $0.99 TV show rental service anytime soon, as CEO Jeff Zucker thinks it's not enough to charge for 22-44 min. of... whatever soon to be cancelled sitcom they've shoved up against that inane reality show on that other network: We do not think 99...
What could Apple be planning with Rovi?

What could Apple be planning with Rovi?

On Monday Fortune brought word that Apple had entered into a multiyear licensing deal with Rovi, which could cover everything from TV guides to DRM. But what could Apple want with this tech? Gene Munster, of course, still thinks Apple will build their own TV. I still think that's a leftover...
Netflix introducing video streaming service in Canada just in time for Apple TV debut

Netflix introducing video streaming service in Canada just in time for Apple TV debut

Netflix has made its very first foreign expansion by introducing their service of streaming video content into Canada. The service is now available and will cost you $7.99 per month. This is great news for those of you in Canada as you will not be left out in the cold when Apple TV starts to...
Is AirView Apple's TV attack on traditional media?

Is AirView Apple's TV attack on traditional media?

Is AirView going to be Apple's go-to-marketed strategy, using an iOS 4.2 iPad or iPhone and Apple TV one-two punch combo get around tradition media? Following up on the discovery that iPad Netflix will stream to Apple TV, Seth Weintraub figures out the following: AppleTV is a Airplay-...
New Apple TV confirmed to be running iOS

New Apple TV confirmed to be running iOS

Apple TV is indeed running iOS according to a TUAW tipster whose confirmed the 2010 model is the iprod2 previously seen in code strings. So... Jailbreak and run apps? How would that boost sales? [TUAW]
Are the new iPod nano and Apple TV running iOS?

Are the new iPod nano and Apple TV running iOS?

Apple introduced a new iPod nano this week with a multitouch screen, and a new Apple TV with an A4 chipset, but didn't make clear if either or both were running iOS. Unlike iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, where they shout iOS from the rooftops, they've historically kept mum about iPod and Apple TV...
iPhone live 115: Whoosh! Another 200!

iPhone live 115: Whoosh! Another 200!

Our podcast feed Download Directly Subscribe via iTunes We're all up in Apple's 2010 Special Music event - new iPod shuffle, iPod nano, iPod touch with Retina Display and FaceTime, Apple TV with iOS... but no apps! Along with iOS 4.1 and iOS 4.2. We're streaming like crazy. This is...
Old Apple TV won't be getting new Apple TV features

Old Apple TV won't be getting new Apple TV features

Ars Technica has confirmed that the new Apple TV software and features won't be coming to the old Apple TV. We confirmed with an Apple spokesperson that the maximum HD resolution of the Apple TV is 720p, consistent with recent rumors. Additionally, there will be no software update to bring...
Apple TV has A4 chip, iOS, so where are the apps, games, a web browser?

Apple TV has A4 chip, iOS, so where are the apps, games, a web browser?

The new Apple TV is running on an Apple A4 chip, just like iPhone and iPad, and almost certainly running iOS, so where are the apps, games, and web browser? We got Netflix, but it was built in just like YouTube. We got iOS under the covers but no iOS-style UI. We got AirPlay, so we can stream...
New Apple TV, 1/4 the size, streaming only, rental only, Netflix, $99

New Apple TV, 1/4 the size, streaming only, rental only, Netflix, $99

We don't know if it runs iOS but we do know the new Apple TV, introduced today as part of Apple's 2010 special music event, is 1/4 the size of version 1, and does away with sync and purchase for stream and rent, and bakes in Netflix all for only $99. You'll be able to get HD Hollywood movies day...

Apple Special Music Event -- Watch along with TiPb! [Sticky]

Apple 2010 Special Music Event Apple will be streaming this year's special music event live (here's the link), and we'll be here to provide all the color and commentary you've grown to love... or to love to hate. So if you're watching, come watch with us. Party starts now!
Fox, ABC to offer $0.99 iTunes rentals, CBS, NBC to keep heads buried in sand?

Fox, ABC to offer $0.99 iTunes rentals, CBS, NBC to keep heads buried in sand?

"People familiar with the situation" (yes, them again) have told the Wall Street Journal that both Fox and ABC are good to go on $0.99 iTunes TV show rentals, and will be announced later today at Apple's special music event. Since ABC is owned by Disney, whose largest shareholder is Steve Jobs,...
New Apple TV with Netflix integration coming tomorrow?

New Apple TV with Netflix integration coming tomorrow?

Citing "two people who asked not to be identified", Bloomberg is reporting that Apple may indeed be ready to drop an all new Apple TV (iTV?) tomorrow at their annual special music event. Netflix would, as usual, require a monthly subscription. Whether or not the new Apple TV would run iOS as...
What kind of apps would you want on an iOS AppleTV/iTV?

What kind of apps would you want on an iOS AppleTV/iTV?

If Apple announces that much rumored, all new, all iOS AppleTV/iTV this Wednesday at their annual special music event, what kind of apps would you want on it? When Apple introduced iPad, they let it run pretty much every iOS app made for iPhone and iPod touch (absent camera and phone apps, of...
Concept: Magic iRemote for iOS Apple TV/iTV

Concept: Magic iRemote for iOS Apple TV/iTV

Dan Wineman’s concept, above, for an iOS-powered Apple TV/iTV remote that's essentially an iPod touch without the screen, is interesting. Same accelerometer/gyro, same multitouch, same home button. I think this device might even work as the only remote for the iTV, even when you’re just using...

What do you expect to see at Apple's special music event on Sept 1?

What will we see at Apple's special event on Sept. 1?Market Research Steve Jobs is once again about to set sneaker to stage for the iOS-packed annual special music event, and expectations are running the gamut from iPod touch 4 with Retina Display and FaceTime to a tiny touch iPod nano to an...
Apple holding special event September 1, 2010

Apple holding special event September 1, 2010

Apple has just started sending out invitations for a special event -- it's annual special music event typically involving iTunes and iPads -- on September 1, 2010. A new iPod touch 4 (with FaceTime and Retina Display?) is a given, as is iOS 4.1 -- perhaps with some new, previously unseen...

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