According to 9to5mac Apple is ready to include the bluetooth keyboard support for Apple TV. The next major iOS release, most probably ATV iOS 6.0 will bring this new features for the general users.
According to some reliable resources, it has come to our knowledge that Apple is indeed trying to develop an Apple branded television based on iOS. The exact release date is not yet confirmed but Apple would most probably release it in the second half of 2012. Their has been a lot of excitement on the news of an Apple Branded Television and Apple fans are being very supportive of this idea.
Apple’s slew of recent releases includes the latest build of iOS 5 beta 5 and the beta version of iTunes 10.5 beta 5, both of which are available only to select registered developers with Apple’s developer’s program. Coupled with these is the release of the Xcode 4.2 developers preview build 5. Xcode of course is the tool-set Apple provides for building applications for the Mac OS X and the iOS platforms. Apple TV Beta 4 has also been released for Apple TV which is also available only to the developers registered with Apple’s developers program.
Apple has just released iOS 4.2.1 for second generation Apple TV after fixing many bugs esp video flickering problem. iOS 4.2.1 build 8F202 update also fixes audio issues and a problem where the device goes to sleep and doesn’t wake up.
SHAtter exploit is rocking. iPhone Dev Team has confirmed that SHAtter exploit can be used to cook a custom firmware for new Apple TVs. SHAtter is the same exploit which is being used to develop the new jailbreak tool (the name might be GreenPoison) for iOS 4.1 on iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4G and other idevices.
Last night was very exciting for Apple fans. New version of iTunes, upgraded versions of iPod Nano and iPod Touch, iPod Shuffle, and a new Apple TV. In fact Apple gave its users much more than they were expecting. If you missed the live streaming of the event last night, here is the summary for our readers.
1. iOS 4.1:
This new version will be rolled out for certain iDevices models next week. iOS 4.1 fixes the proximity sensor issue and also brings new features like HDR (High Dynamic Range) photos. The much awaited game centre is also introduced in this version. Attn: If you are using a jailbroken iPhone or you rely on carrier unlock, never update your iDevice untill iPhone Dev Team releases a new jailbreaking tool for it.
2. iOS 4.2:
iOS 4.2 will be released in November for iPhone, iPod Touch 4 and even for iPad. It will bring multitasking to iPad. We will also be able to stream music and videos from iTunes to iOS devices with AirPlay ( a new name of AirTunes). A new feature “Wireless Printing” will also be introduced in this version.