Following the public release of iOS 6.1.3 earlier this afternoon, Apple has tonight also released a new version of software for the Apple TV. The update, (which Apple notes is available only for ‘eligible devices,’) brings with it a completely redesigned user interface for Hulu Plus, alongside a variety of security fixes which now reportedly prevent the running of unsigned code on the TV-connected device.
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Apple’s ‘iTunes in the Cloud’ service, which allows for the re-downloading and access to content originally purchased from the iTunes Store (such as apps, movies, TV shows and music), has gone live in a further 11 European regions this week.
XBMC – the complete media center solution for Windows, OSX and Linux, is now available to run on the Apple TV, all thanks to a new (slightly tweaked) version of the media center suite designed for this specific purpose.
The 3rd-generation Apple TV, originally launched by Apple on March 7, 2012, has this week officially gone on sale to the public in India for the first-time. The device, which allows users to access a number of predefined content services, (such as YouTube, Netflix, WSJ), alongside the company’s digital Movie and TV Show content stores, first saw its public announcement on January 8, 2007, and was originally marketed to customers as “iTV.”
The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple has chimed in on today’s speculation that Apple may be set to hold a special media event, (potentially focused on introducing an SDK for its highly-anticipated ‘television’ product), next month, hinting that his own (likely credible) sources suggest the reports are completely inaccurate.