First Look: Apple TV


With the previous generation stuck at 720p, many did not consider the previous generation of Apple TV to be a serious contender in the A/V stack. That changed with the most recent iteration of the device, and now that it supports 1080p output and playback — even full 1080p60 — we could have a serious contender for space in your […]

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FireCore Releases aTV Flash (black) 1.3

aTV Flash 1.3 (black)

Those loving folks at FireCore have decided to jump the gun on Valentine’s Day and share a little early love by releasing version 1.3 of aTV Flash (black). The update includes the usual array of bug fixes and performance improvements. There are new features, including support for folder based organization and several new languages. The big new feature will be […]

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aTV Flash (black) Updated to Version 1.2

aTV Flash 1.2 Zoom

The ever-popular aTV Flash (black) from FireCore has been updated to version 1.2. The update brings a number of new features as well as a raft of bug fixes and system improvements. The biggest new feature is a video zoom function that can be accessed through the Playback Menu to allow users to stretch just about any video to fill […]

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Running iOS Apps on Apple TV Demonstrated

Apple TV Launcher

When FireCore recently updated their Seas0nPass tool to support untethered jailbreaking, we noted that there was some indication in the community that work to allow the Apple TV to run iPad and iPhone apps was progressing. Evidently that was understating the situation as there is now a full-fledged hack to allow iOS apps to run on the Apple TV. Steve […]

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Seas0nPass Updated to Support Untethered Jailbreaking


Seas0nPass, the popular Apple TV jailbreaking tool, has received a special update allowing for untethered jailbreaks, a feature that had been lacking over the last several versions. By itself, this isn’t necessarily big news, but evidently there is a lot going on in the Apple TV jailbreak scene right now. There is word of a new Plex beta and even […]

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Apple Prepping to Launch 32″ and 37″ Televisions?

Apple TV

In the wake of Steve Jobs’s death and the release of his biography, the Internet started to light up with rumors that Apple was in the process of building a genuine television. Such rumors were not new, so beyond reporting on the intriguing passage from Walter Isaacson’s biography that initially stirred things up, I have been generally reluctant to follow […]

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