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03
NOV
2010

PLEX Apple TV2 alpha client now available

PLEX, the media center for OSX and iOS now has a proof of concept client for Apple TV2.  This client, installed on a jailbroken Apple TV2, will allow you to stream most any kind of video back to your Apple TV2. The PLEX client rely on a server side (read Mac) component that act...
06
OCT
2010

How to Wake Up Your AppleTV G2 With the Remote Application

Image by existentist via Flickr OK, so you have bought the new Apple TV and have been using the very nice iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch Remote application to control it. But the thing is that the AppleTV will go to sleep after, by default, 1 hour of idle time.  This is a good thing for...
01
OCT
2010

How to Save Apple TV 2G iOS 4.1 SHSH Blobs

Here is Quick Step by Step Guide to save SHSH Blobs using Tiny Umbrella for your Apple TV 2G on iOS 4.1 Step 1. Download the Latest Tiny Umbrella 4.1.5 or newer which supports the Apple TV from  Tiny Umbrella Download: [http://thefirmwareumbrella.blogspot.com/] Step 2. Now...
01
OCT
2010

Put Apple TV into DFU Mode [How to Guide]

Image by Michael @ NW Lens via Flickr DFU mode Device Firmware Update is a special mode where the device can still interface with iTunes. In DFU mode the screen will be totally black. StealthBravo has sent a tweet showing how to put the Apple TV in DFU mode. You will be in dire...
17
SEP
2010

Airplay is Apple’s ‘Go to Market’ Internet TV strategy | 9 to 5 Mac Airplay is Apple’s ‘Go to Market’ Internet TV strategy

Image via CrunchBase 9to5mac is reporting that the AppleTV will be able to play any h.264 encoded video sent from the iPhone/iPad. This means that as you surf the web and discover something interesting to play you can stream it to your AppleTV. This is huge as it essentially...
09
SEP
2010

Google Grateful at Apple’s Mobile Ads Terms Change

Image via CrunchBase Omar, Vice president of product management at Google wrote a positive blog post regarding recent Apple‘s License Agreement terms. The new terms provide immediate clarification about the status of mobile advertising on the iPhone and will benefit users,...
07
SEP
2010

Some more thoughts on the new Apple TV

I have been thinking about the new Apple TV and the upcoming Google TV.  One thing that strikes me is that many folks are saying things like: “With Google TV you will be able to search the web for content to play on the TV… and the Apple TV won’t do that.” The thing is,...
02
SEP
2010

AppleTV 2010, this is just the beginning

Apple announced yesterday the new AppleTV.  Let’s call it AppleTV take two.  The new AppleTV leverage the Apple A4 processor found in the new iPod Touch, iPhone 4 and iPad.  This make the AppleTV the forth platform based on this processor. I speculate that the new ATV platform is...
23
AUG
2010

The Mother Lode: Welcome to the iMac Touch – Patently Apple

While most of us were getting ready for the iPads arrival in January and Patently Apple hard at work preparing our major series called the Tablet Prophecies, a major iMac Touch patent was being quietly published in Europe. And while some of the graphic figures of todays patent...
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