Are you sick of the limited functionality of your new Apple TV? It kind of sucks that you can’t stream HD videos from your computer straight to your TV, right? If you’re nodding your head, jailbreaking your Apple TV is something you should consider. New apps like XBMC can release the limitations of your Apple TV by allowing you to stream HD video over your network. You can even add a fully functional web browser for surfing the web from your couch. On top of all that, the latest version of iOS for the Apple TV is able to be jailbroken without being tethered! Let’s get started. Continue reading →
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Best Buy customers have been tipping off The Verge about a new survey that Best Buy has been pushing out. What makes this survey stand out compared to other, more annoying surveys is that it asks strangely specific questions about Apple’s rumored HDTV. It even goes as far as listing specs, such as 1080p resolution with iCloud integration. Whether or not you believe the details, it still makes you wonder what Best Buy is trying to accomplish by sending out this survey. Continue reading →
About two weeks ago Apple released the 5th revision to its mobile operating system iOS. Not only does this software run on mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad, but it also runs a slightly different variation on the Apple TV. Of course, with any piece of software that Apple releases, the jailbreak community always finds a way to break inside of it to unleash the real power behind the hardware.
This guide will walk you through jailbreaking your second generation Apple TV with iOS 5 (or 4.4.1 build 9A335a) installed. It’s easy to do and should only take about 30 minutes, but there are a few things you should know before diving in. Continue reading →