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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Google TV Gets AirPlay with Airtight App

Airtight App

I have become a bit of a fan of AirPlay over the last several months. I have to admit that there is something undeniably cool about starting Pandora on my iPod and pushing the stream out to my receiver with just the touch of a virtual button. Google TV users who want to get their device in on the AirPlay […]

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Plex App Coming for Nook Tablets

Plex on Nook

The folks at Plex have been working hard to get their client on as many platforms as possible, including mobile platforms such as iOS and Android. In the run up to the holiday shopping season, the two biggest Android tablet releases were the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, and Plex was quick to show up in the Amazon Android Marketplace […]

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CES Preview: Samsung and Sony Preparing for the Future of TV

CES 2012

CES is getting ever closer and consumer electronics manufacturers are starting to ramp up the PR machines. Sony and Samsung are both planning on highlighting their television divisions at CES 2012, and you can be sure that there will be a lot of talk about “connected” and “smart” TVs, and integrating “services” and “Internet access”. Evidently Sony is planning on […]

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Roku Update Roundup: Shutterfly, Amazon, and Update 3.1

Roku XDS

Roku’s engineers evidently wanted to make sure Santa came for Roku owners by pushing a series of updates this week. First up was the release of the brand new Shutterfly channel. The Shutterfly channel is available in the Photo & Video category and provides access to all of the photos and slideshows in one’s Shutterfly account.  It’s a breeze to […]

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Samsung and YouTube Team Up in 3D

YouTube on TV

I was not aware that YouTube had 3D videos, but evidently the folks at Samsung were as they have launched a new app for their Smart TV platform called “YouTube on TV” specifically for YouTube’s 3D content. Now, to be fair, it sounds like Samsung had the inside scoop on YouTube’s 3D library because the two companies were talking up […]

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