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PlexConnect brings Plex to Apple TV 3rd-gen, no jailbreak required

PlexConnect brings Plex to Apple TV 3rd-gen, no jailbreak required

The Apple TV, may be easy and affordable, but it's not much use if you want to run third-party services; until now, systems like Plex have required an older, jailbroken box if you want them to run. That's all changed with PlexConnect, a new homegrown hack by the company which puts Plex in Full HD on 2nd- and 3rd-gen Apple TV boxes, with only a single modification on the Apple box itself.

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CW TV Now app hits Apple TV: Unbundling Begins

CW TV Now app hits Apple TV: Unbundling Begins

The CW network has been around for a long time and it's definitely a niche network. If you're a fan of superheroes, you may have watched network before to check out shows like Smallville, which chronicled the early life of Superman. The network also has another popular superhero show airing now called Arrow.

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Apple confirms Wi-Fi issue on some third gen Apple TVs

Apple confirms Wi-Fi issue on some third gen Apple TVs

Apple has officially confirmed that a small number of its third-generation Apple TV set-top boxes are having an issue with Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi issue affecting units lead to the Apple TV being unable to locate a network, unable to join the network, or the device may drop connectivity or only have an intermittent connection. Apple is promising to remedy the situation for affected owners.

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Updated Apple TV A1469 uses a die-shrunk A5 chip

Updated Apple TV A1469 uses a die-shrunk A5 chip

Apple might still consider its Apple TV a hobby, but the device is very popular in the set top box market. Fans of the Apple TV get excited when new part numbers surface at the thought of getting an upgraded Apple TV box with more features or faster hardware. MacRumors reports that a third generation Apple TV with part number A1469 is now making its way into Apple retail stores.

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Apple job listing hints at “next generation features” for Apple TV

Apple job listing hints at “next generation features” for Apple TV

Apple TV rumors have slowly been gaining steam recently, and even more speculation should be wound up from the fact that Apple has a job listing that looks to find an "experienced engineering manager to help deliver the next generation features for Apple TV." While it makes sense that Apple will update the Apple TV set top box at some point, "next generation features" sort of hints at the possibility that Apple may change things up a bit.

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Apple TV 5.2 jailbroken, aTV Flash updated

Apple TV 5.2 jailbroken, aTV Flash updated

Apple recently updated its Apple TV to version 5.2, bringing support for Bluetooth keyboards and the "Up Next" playlist feature. Now, a couple of weeks after release, the latest version has been jailbroken for those who wish to open the settings a bit to tinker around. aTV Flash also updated to support 5.2, which allows users to do a slew of neat stuff, including setting specific favorites and surfing the web.

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