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FireCore working on major aTV Flash (black) update

FireCore has just announced that it is nearing completion of the next major version of its aTV Flash (black) software, 2.0. The suite adds tons of functionality to jailbroken Apple TVs.

Version 2.0 will bring about many changes, including an all-new menu layout, integrated search, and more. And if you’re interested, the team is currently taking applications for beta testers…

FireCore updates aTV Flash (black) with trakt.tv support and more

FireCore has released a significant update today for its aTV Flash (black) software. The suite allows jailbroken Apple TV users to playback different file types, surf the web, and much more.

With version 1.7, FireCore has added a number of new features and enhancements to the list, including trakt.tv integration and a new Ratings system. Keep reading for the full change log…

aTV Flash (black) receives another awesome update

The folks over at FireCore just can’t stop releasing awesome updates to their Apple TV 2 jailbreak software. The latest update to aTV Flash (black) — version 1.6 — headlines with a new integrated subtitle download feature. This feature allows you to identify and download subtitles directly from the Apple TV, instead of going on a separate manhunt on your computer to find the files.

Along with the new subtitle feature comes support for playing DRM enabled iTunes content directly from the Apple TV. You will still need to use a username and password to authenticate, but at least now we have an option.

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg as far as changes go. Aside from plenty of additional new features, there’s also a host of bug fixes to keep your jailbroken Apple TV 2 running as smoothly as possible. Take a look inside for the full change log…

FireCore releases aTV Flash (black) 1.5 with several updates

FireCore announced today that it has released a new version of its popular Apple TV app, aTV Flash (black). The update brings the software to version 1.5, and includes several new additions.

Among the new features is NFS streaming and a revamped media player. And of course there is a laundry list of bug fixes and performance improvements. Full changelog after the break…

How to install aTV Flash (black) on the Apple TV 2 running iOS 5.0

Unlike iPhone jailbreaks, the Apple TV jailbreak isn’t as straightforward. For instance, after jailbreaking there’s no Cydia app icon to start installing your favorite apps and tweaks from various repos.

This is where a tool like aTV Flash (black) comes in. This handy package from FireCore allows you to install some of the most popular jailbreak apps directly on your jailbroken Apple TV without breaking a sweat.

Check out our video walkthrough inside…

FireCore updates its aTV Flash (black) software to version 1.4

FireCore published a blog post earlier today announcing a new update to its aTV Flash (black) suite. The software package can add a lot of functionality to your jailbroken Apple TV, including an integrated web browser and non-iTunes content support.

The update, which brings the software to version 1.4, includes a number of new features and bug fixes. Keep reading for the full change log…

aTV Flash (black) Update Brings Automated Backups and More

The folks over at FireCore have been really busy this year improving their aTV Flash (black) software for the Apple TV. Last month they released version 1.2 with a number of fixes. And today they’re back with even more improvements.

Most notably, the program now offers automated backups which will allow users to restore to the firmware of their choice with a single click. FireCore also added a number of new translation languages. Keep reading for the full change log…

aTV Flash (black) Version 1.2 Released

We’ve been on an Apple TV tear as of late, so how appropriate that the fine folks over at FireCore update their excellent aTV Flash (black) tool for Apple TV jailbreakers.

aTV Flash (black) version 1.2 brings quite a few new features to the table, especially when it comes to the media player that comes bundled with it.

Included with the latest version are new video zoom options, and a Kindle Fire inspired “recent” pages addition to the web browser.

The Benefits of Jailbreaking the Apple TV

Apple has always stated that the Apple TV is more of a “hobby” device than a mainstream one, as its popularity level isn’t even on the radar compared to hits like the iPhone, iPad or even iPod touch.

Still, there are many, many benefits to owning an Apple TV. There’s iTunes movies and TV shows, Netflix streaming, access to NBA and NHL games, and iTunes match among other features.

But if you really want to reap the full rewards of owning Apple’s marvelous $99 wonder box, you need to jailbreak it.

Why jailbreak the Apple TV? We’ll touch on some of the major benefits that comes from doing so.

How to Watch Hulu on the Apple TV

You’ve probably heard that rumors that an official Hulu app for the Apple TV is complete and ready to go, yet Apple is holding it back from being released. Apple is worried about Hulu+ eating into its iTunes sales, so the app has been placed on hold indefinitely.

For Hulu fans, that’s quite disappointing, especially considering the service is available on pretty much every other platform known to man, including the iPad, and iPhone.

But there is a way to get Hulu running on the Apple TV right now. This guide will show you how to take advantage of the Seas0nPass jailbreak so that you can watch Hulu Plus on your Apple TV.

We’re Giving Away 10 Copies of aTV Flash (black) for Your Jailbroken Apple TV [Winners Announced]

The fine folks at FireCore have partnered with iDB for an especially-awesome giveaway. If you’ve jailbroken your Apple TV before then you’ve probably heard of aTV Flash (black). This full-featured jailbreak apps brings some amazing features to Apple’s little set-top box, including a web browser and wireless streaming support for many video formats.

In celebration of the recent untethered jailbreak for the Apple TV, FireCore has given us 10 licenses for aTV Flash (black) to give away to lucky iDB readers. We know, it sounds too good to be true.