Yesterday along with an iOS 6.1 update the Apple TV received a firmware update. Version 5.2 includes the ability to browse and play content purchases from Apple a feature which Apple call “iTunes in the Cloud”. You can also use a Bluetooth keyboard with the Apple TV, you can use it to navigate around the menus and use it in the text boxes.

There are also stability and performance updates as well as AirPlay audio for video so you can send the audio from a currently playing video to an Airplay enabled speaker.


Apple TV Software Update 5.2

Feature Summary
iTunes in the Cloud Browse and play your purchased iTunes music directly from iCloud. This feature may not be available in all countries.
Bluetooth keyboard Use your Apple Wireless Keyboard to control your Apple TV. See this article for more information.
AirPlay audio for videos Send stereo audio from movies, TV shows, and other videos on Apple TV to AirPlay-enabled speakers and devices (including AirPort Express and other Apple TVs).
Stability and performance Includes general performance and stability improvements.



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