Apple TV Gets Life Support Update

Jun 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Apple has quietly updated the software for Apple TV to version 2.4.

Here’s what’s new in this version:

Refer the table below for Apple TV Software Update 2.4 features:

  • Remote app directional control – Control your Apple TV with simple finger gestures via the Remote app. This feature requires Remote 1.3 running on an iPhone or iPod touch with iPhone OS 3.0.
  • Flickr Search – Search Flickr photo tags to find recently updated photos of interest. Save searches to quickly find new photos or use as a screen saver for Apple TV.
  • New view options – View movies By Genre, By Movie, or Unwatched. View TV Shows and Podcasts By Date, By Show, or Unwatched.
  • Updated transport and chapter modes – During video playback, click right or left to fast forward or rewind. Additional clicks increase the speed. Click down to show chapter markers.

Apple’s last major update to Apple TV was in February of 2008. In the fast-moving world of Internet TV, Apple TV seems to be on life support.

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