Developer Steven Troughton-Smith has been working with a developer named TheMudKip to add iOS application functionality to the Apple TV. “Using @TheMudkips MobileX window manager for iOS, and @chpwns MobileLaunchpad launcher to go with it, we now have multiple iOS apps running natively on AppleTV, without AirPlay.” » iOS Apps Running On AppleTV
AirFrame instantly expands the functionality of Apple’s AirPlay by making it possible to stream photos, youtube videos, and other video content between iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad). Why crash the party, spoil the private joke, or hog the AppleTV when you can subtly stream videos and selections from your photo library directly to your friend’s iOS device? » AirFrame Enables AirPlay Video & Photo Streaming Between iOS Devices
FireCore is happy to release an updated version of Seas0nPass (for Mac) that includes an untethered jailbreak for the AppleTV 4.1.1 (iOS 4.2.1) software. All credit for the untethered jailbreak process goes to the Chronic Dev Team. Seas0nPass for Windows is also being finalized with the untether and will be available soon. The latest Beta3 version of aTV Flash (black) is compatible with Seas0nPass, GreenPois0n and Pwnage Tool jailbreaks. » Released By FireCore: Seas0nPass To Untethered Jailbreak The AppleTV Running iOS 4.2.1
Apple is about to release iOS 4.2.1 for th AppleTV 2G, you cant see the update on the AppleTV yet but will be available to download here. In this firmware the AppleTV 2G will get VoiceOver control and a small tutorial about how to use your AppleTV remote. Note: There is no jailbreak available for this version yet.
Apple released iTunes 10.1 yesterday and its save for jailbreakers. You can now use AirPlay to instantly and wirelessly stream videos from iTunes to the all-new Apple TV. Its also compatible to sync with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.2 and provides a number of important stability and performance improvements. » Apple Released iTunes 10.1!
BTstack does not only run on iPhone and the iPod Touch but also on the new Apple TV. Using BTstack, a keyboard driver was implemented.
iclarified reported that the first application for the 2G AppleTV is available now. NitoTV is a popular application known from the original Apple TV. It’s a “a front end for the popular mplayer media player; however, it also includes additional capabilities to view RSS feeds, weather forecasts, and more.” » NitoTV Is The First App Running On The 2G AppleTV