Apple TV 3.0 software update is out, with iTunes Extras, LP & Genius in tow


Just when you thought it was going to die…they pulled it back! Actually, the announcement that they were actually beefing up the specs slightly and NOT discontinuing the AppleTV was a good sign they had some plans. I’d still rather use Boxee on it, but if you must…


The redesigned main menu on Apple TV gives you instant access to your favorite content. Recently rented or purchased movies, as well as other content including TV shows, music, podcasts, photos and YouTube, are accessible directly from the new main menu. The new software also allows Apple TV users to enjoy stunning fullscreen iTunes Extras and iTunes LP, including great new movie titles such as "Star Trek" or classics like "The Wizard of Oz" and albums such as Taylor Swift’s "Fearless (Platinum Edition)" and Jack Johnson’s "En Concert." iTunes Extras gives movie fans great additional content such as deleted scenes, interviews and interactive galleries. iTunes LP is the next evolution of the music album, delivering a rich, immersive experience for select albums on the iTunes Store by combining beautiful design with expanded visual features like live performance videos, lyrics, artwork, liner notes, interviews, photos, album credits and more.