fire CORE, the companie behind aTV Flash for 1st gen Apple TV is about to release the 1st beta for the Apple TV2.
aTV Flash installer will communicates directly with the AppleTV (no wires or USB drives required) and allows aTV Flash (black) to be installed onto the AppleTV in just minutes. A windows version of the installer will be available at a later date.
Once installed additional apps (and updates) can be installed from the newly added ‘Maintenance’ item.
A web browser called “Couch Surfer” is also planned for the 1st beta release as can be seen in the live demo below (sorry about the youtube copy… for some reasons vimeo embeds won’t stick in wordpress):
The last component part of the 1st beta will be Last.fm client. A short demo can be seen below.
Video playback is not something that will be part in the 1st beta. fire Core is hoping to add video playback in subsequent beta release.
You can register for the beta right here.
I can’t wait to give the beta a try. The two demo look awesome, slick and polished! Great work fire Core!