Apple tonight posted the version 2.3 ?TV software update. While the updates (below) are somewhat substantial, the million dollar question is: did it kill Boxee? (Answer Yes it did!) Don’t upgrade if you want to keep your Boxee!
In addition we are hearing reports that:
- ?TV v2.3 fixes soft subtitles display. It no longer cuts them off and properly displays multiple lines.
- It has newly added rentals and newly added purchases under movies. As well as Recently Played, Highest Rated, and video playlists.
- added proper hd logos to user encoded movies as well
- Volume works with music videos, not just audio files.
With volume control, and improved streaming artwork with the last Remote App update, I will use Apple TV as my server, and not my iMac in my office. Now, when I have parties, I can use my iPhone and friends can use the little white remote. There won’t be any confusion/mess. And it can play in my bedroom with Airpot Express and my bookshelf speakers.
I’ve lost a "zone", since my iMac can’t act as a client to Apple TV. Not a big deal, but I hope they add this in an iTunes update