Podcast: TDL Mobile Show 74

Welcome one and all to this weeks TDL Mobile show! This week we have a very special show for you as we are lucky enough to have Ed Bott as a guest! We talk Microsoft, past, present and future and how we think their mobile plans are forming.  We also…

The Digital Lifestyle Show 299–Too Busy

Just Garry and I this week as Andrew was too busy playing with this iPad 2 to join us. We discuss Windows Phone 7 updates (again), comments from last week show, tuner splitters, new Media Center addins, Home Server, Amazon Cloud Drive, Windows TV and have a chat about the…

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aTV Flash (black) Beta4 Now Available

Firecore have announced Beta4 of aTV Flash, the new version has a new Media Player that enables non-iTunes media on the Apple TV without the need to transcode. Details from Firecore and demo embedded below: What’s new in Beta4? General Added ‘alpha preview’ version of new Media Player Added native…

Apple to license AirPlay video streaming to third-party HDTV makers?

AirPlay is Apple’s media streaming protocol that enables streaming of audio and video. Currently 3rd party devices can only stream audio with Apple devices like the Apple TV being the only products that can receive audio and video. Apple maybe considering licensing the video standard to 3rd parties, so we…

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Apple TV 4.2.1 update released to address screen flickering issues

Since iOS gained Airplay I am getting a bit more use out of my Apple TV fortunately I haven’t experienced any of the flickering issues some people have had but Apple have released an update to fix the problem that affects older TVs. You can get the update directly from…

Apple TV Hack Seas0nPass for Windows

Firecore has released Seas0nPass for Windows, Seas0nPass enables you to jailbreak your Apple TV and get the extra features like aTV Flash and Plex. This is the first Windows version of Seas0nPass, the Mac version has been around for a while. Firecore have also got a progress report on aTV Flash and…

Apple TV Updated, Adds MLB.TV, New Slideshows and AirPlay for Apps

Tonight when I got home my Apple TV was offering me an update to version 4.2. This update adds MLB.TV, Dolby Digital 5.1 to Netfix playback, new slideshows, improved on-screen keyboard, AirPlay Photo slideshows and the main feature for me AirPlay for apps and websites. Airplay for apps and websites…

Seas0nPass Untethered Jailbreak for Apple TV

Getting 3rd party apps running on the new Apple TV open ups the functionality of the device but the hacks can be a little tricky to get working. A couple of weeks ago there was the GreenPois0n update but that had some issues and now there is a new version…

Greenpois0n Enables NitoTV on the Apple TV

There is a new jailbreak for the Apple TV that not only does an untethered jailbreak (ie after re-booting you don’t have to jail break it again) but also installs NitoTV. Greenpois0n RC6 is easy to use and doesn’t require any SSH skills so it may be worth trying as NitoTV is…

XBMC for AppleTV2, iPad, iPhone4

The XBMC team have released their first ARM based version of XBMC and it runs on the new Apple TV and the iPad. According to XBMC they are not ports or development shots but full installs and source code.  Unfortunately you have to jailbreak your device to get it in…

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