Apple TV Software Update Released – What should you do?
I’m sure that you already noticed that Apple has released update 4.3 to their iOS Software. Hopefully you haven’t upgrade to the new version. In a previous article we recommend that any time new upgrades get released, you just sit tight and avoid upgrading. Well, today you can take advantage of the new version 4,3 features.
Tip: Be careful to not auto-update to any Apple TV Software update. This can be disabled by going into Maintenance -> Settings Menu.
Seas0nPass has been updated to support Apple TV Software Update 4.3
By updating your jailbreak, you can take advantage of these features:
- Stream iTunes TV Shows . Buy shows from iTunes, which on your Apple TV
- Vimeo access. Browse and play videos from Vimeo. Access your video inbox and mark video you want to watch later.
- Latest version is required to access Movie and TV Show Rentals.
So what do you do? Simply follow our Jailbreaking steps and rejailbreak your Apple TV. Sounds like a hassle? There is an easier way. However it cost $19.95. Firecore offers a software called aTV Flash. Here’s a description from Firecore’s website:
“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.”
Apple TV software updates add some useful features. But, always keep in mind what the goal of your home theater pc is. Will you actually take advantage of these new features? Or, will you continue using it just as a way to stream Plex or XBMC content? That’s up to you! Total HTPC will always provide comprehensive guides that cover all aspects of home theater pc computing. What’s your motive for jailbreak the Apple TV? Let us know below, or better yet, on Twitter.