“The Apple TV is a great media player. With an Apple TV you can play video, music and movies from your iPhone, iPad or direct from the official Apple Store, and you can watch anything on Netflix, if you subscribe to that service,” Lou Hattersley reports for Macworld UK.
“But a jailbroken Apple TV is a whole different ball game,” Hattersley reports. “Once you have jailbreak software running on an Apple TV you can install new apps, services and systems on the Apple TV that make it far more interesting than the device Apple sells.”
“Here is some of the neat software you can install on a jailbroken Apple TV: Kodi (formally known as XMBC) is an entertainment hub that enables you to play most music, videos and podcasts. It also enables PVR functionality so you can watch, and record, television,” Hattersley reports. “aTV Flash (black) | FireCore: is user-friendly software that enables you to play new file types (such as .mkv), browse the internet and use unofficial apps such as Last.fm. Fortunately it’s pretty easy to jailbreak an Apple TV as long as you have the right model…”
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