You don’t need this software to hack an AppleTV but it makes things easier.
aTV Flash (black) is a user-friendly software package that supercharges your new black AppleTV, unleashing a plethora of new functionality. Don’t worry about the technical details – aTV Flash (black) is simple to use and safe for your AppleTV. Installation is a snap and doesn’t require any physical changes to the AppleTV.
MacUpdate has it for the sale price of $19.99 today only. AppleTV (2010) went on sale for $89.99 at Amazon matching Best Buy so you are looking at $110 for the whole shebang. If you have an old AppleTV, they’ve got you covered there as well. Full features below:
|Go Beyond iTunes Empower your AppleTV to play popular media formats including MKV, AVI, MP4 & many others.||Surf the Web Visit your favorite sites, stream HTML5 video, and update Twitter all on your TV. Your couch is your new workspace.|
|Enjoy DVDs the Simple Way Access all your DVDs on a single device for easy viewing. Includes full access to menus, special features, and 5.1 sound.||Discover New Music Find new artists you’ll love by accessing Last.fm radio stations, artist bios and slideshows.|
|Get Organized Automatically download and display cover art and other metadata from TheMovieDB and TheTVDB.||Access Media Anywhere Stream media from a Mac, PC or NAS device directly to the AppleTV. Includes support for AFP and SMB.|
|Create Video Playlists Keep tabs on your newly accessible media with custom playlists.||Know When to Stay In Quick access to weather forecasts lets you know if it’s a good night for a movie.||Stay in the Know Keep track of all your favorite news and blog sites by viewing RSS feeds on your AppleTV.|
|Easy Updates Updates are easily installed with just a few clicks through the native AppleTV menus.||Unchanged Original Features Why mess with what works? All normal AppleTV features will remain unchanged.||Much, much more… Many more exciting features still to come!|
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