Apple TV owners who wish to jailbreak their Apple-branded set top boxes are in for a bout of good news this Wednesday afternoon, as an all-new Apple TV-centric jailbreak tool dubbed Blackb0x appears to have been released to the public.
Citing the project’s official GitHub page, the Blackb0x jailbreak fills an important niche by setting its sights on older Apple TV models such as second and third-generation units running various versions of tvOS. The support is a little complicated, which is why we’ll be outlining that in more detail below.
Google has stopped supporting the official YouTube app on the third-generation Apple TV. As a result, customers are advised to use AirPlay as the only option for watching YouTube videos.
Spring Training is underway right now for Major League Baseball. However, if you have a third-generation Apple TV and rely on the set-top box for watching games (when available), you'll run into a problem.
Support for the HBO NOW app has been removed from the second and third-generation Apple TV models over the weekend.
Just a couple of days ago HBO confirmed that it was dropping support for the second- and third-generation Apple TV set-top boxes for its streaming services, NOW and GO. But now the company has changed course.
Apple yesterday launched its original video streaming service, dubbed Apple TV+. Wondering if your gadget is on the list of supported Apple TV+ devices? You’ve come to the right place!
Apple today seeded first developer betas of iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 featuring a revamped experience within the TV app and all-new Apple TV channels discussed at Monday's presser.
As promised, Amazon on Wednesday released its eagerly anticipated Prime Video app for Apple TV, bringing a bunch of TV shows, movies and original video programming from Amazon to Apple's living room device.
Programmer and iOS expert axi0mX has just announced that he is posting the decryption keys for all S5L8942 devices on the iPhone Wiki today. The availability of keys will allow all sorts of fun hackery for devices which sport the processor in question.
It seems that the most recent Apple TV software update has rendered a lot of second and third-generation Apple TVs virtually unusable, with the set-top box device's Home screen displaying only the Computers, Music and Settings apps with no other channel options available.
According to a thread on Reddit, an Apple representative has confirmed that a fix for the bug will be included in a future software update for the Apple TV. Users can manually check if any new firmware update is available at any time through the Settings app.
The third-generation Apple TV debuted in March 2012 with a single-core A5 processor and 1080p video output, but now the device is being discontinued as Apple sharpens focus on the latest fourth-generation Apple TV that runs third-party apps and games via the tvOS App Store and comes with a more powerful hardware and the Siri Remote.
According to 9to5Mac, Apple has removed the device from its online store and confirmed in an email sent out to employees and education partners that it's phased out the device.
The writing has been on the wall for the third-generation Apple TV since the fourth-generation model debuted in October 2015 with its refreshed hardware, Siri Remote and a brand new operating system, tvOS, that supports an App Store with third-party apps and games.
Apple now appears to be ready to kiss the previous-generation device good-bye: 9to5Mac reports that the third-generation Apple TV is being pulled from store shelves as Apple begins phasing it out.