By Cody Lee on Mar 19, 2013
Great news today for Hulu Plus users. The popular streaming service has announced this morning that it has created a brand new app for the Apple TV that will make it easier to find new content and play it back on your favorite set-top box.
Hulu says it has “redesigned the Plus experience from the ground up” with a new content section, a new “Shows You Watch” tray for quickly accessing your favorite shows, and a more streamlined playback feature, with new Play button… Read More
By Ed Sutherland on Sep 7, 2012
Amazon, hot off of Thursday’s Kindle Fire HD announcement, is downplaying a report the Internet retailer is being courted by some studios to take on Netflix. Studios would love Amazon to spin-off the video-streaming portion of Amazon Prime, according to one report.
“Some content owners I’ve talked to say they like the idea so much that they’ll compel Jeff Bezos to do it whether he wants to or not,” reports All Things Digital‘s Peter Kafka. However, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is playing hard-to-get… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jul 31, 2012
Hulu announced today that folks can now use its paid service to stream thousands of television shows and movies to their television through the Apple TV set-top box. The app’s been in the works since last year (though a tweak for jailbroken Apple TVs lets you access your Hulu Plus without too much fuss). It’s now finally ready for public consumption, right from your main menu… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on May 22, 2012
Hulu has finally updated their iPhone and iPad video player with the much-needed support for the Retina Display of the new iPad.
They also redesigned the user interface and brought out an enhanced video playback engine that takes advantage of the iPad’s bigger canvas.
The app also features improved AirPlay mirroring and HDMI support on the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 and above… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 23, 2012
At iDB we’re big proponents of XBMC on the Apple TV, but what’s to stop one from doing the same thing on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? In a word, nothing.
Inside we’ll show you how to get XBMC on your mobile iOS device, and we’ll give you a sneak peak at some of its awesome benefits… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 17, 2012
If you haven’t noticed by now, we’re pretty big fans of the Apple TV here at iDownloadBlog, and for good reason.
As we alluded to in our benefits post yesterday, the Apple TV is probably one of the best sub-$99 purchases that money can buy if you’re looking for entertainment.
In this article, we’ll show you another reason why the Apple TV is a must have, and once you own it, why you must jailbreak it. The answer? XBMC. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 16, 2012
This week’s top videos feature a way to get much more out of your iCade peripheral, how to enhance SMS messaging, how to take faster pictures, and install Hulu on your jailbroken Apple TV.
As always, please be sure to share our iPhone, iPad, and iOS video guides by spreading our posts on Twitter and Facebook. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 13, 2012
Yesterday we showed you how to get Hulu on your Apple TV. It worked well, but the method used had some costs involved.
Today, we’ll show you how to get Hulu on your Apple TV completely free of charge. That’s right, for zip, nada, zilch. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 12, 2012
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. Read More
By Oliver Haslam on Oct 31, 2011
It would seem that there is quite the political battle going on inside Apple’s Cupertino headquarters, and the subject matter may not be what you’d expect.
According to 9to5Mac, Apple is currently mulling over the decision to allow Hulu Plus onto its Apple TV platform. That’s right, Hulu Plus.
The story suggests that there is currently a completed build of Hulu Plus running on internal Apple TVs, and that the app is ready for primetime. In fact, it has been ready for a month. Apple hasn’t yet decided whether to allow it onto the Apple TV alongside the existing Netflix app… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Aug 23, 2011
Yep, that’s a picture of a live football match running on my Apple TV 2. Interested in the ability to watch live sports, stream movies from Amazon VOD and Hulu? Then you’ve come to the right place.
In our third and final tutorial in our Apple TV jailbreak series, we show you how to cut the cable cord completely, and gain access to all sorts of streaming goodies, courtesy of that tiny black miracle box.
If you’ve already taken the steps to jailbreak your Apple TV with Seas0nPass, and install aTV Flash (black), then check inside for the final piece of the puzzle — installing XBMC and streaming content from a PlayOn instance running from your Mac or PC… Read More
By Alex Heath on Jul 22, 2011
According to Bloomberg, Apple is considering making a bid on the popular streaming service, Hulu. This acquisition would give Apple Hulu’s large subscription base and video streaming service to rival other competitors, like Netflix.
With iCloud and Apple’s new emphasis on wireless and available-everywhere content, video streaming seems like the next logical step. Instead of having to invest in its own streaming backend from the ground-up, this Hulu purchase would give Apple a launchpad to start streaming movies and TV shows through iCloud… Read More