Archive for April, 2008

AppleTV 2.0.2 is Out

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Late Monday Apple unleashed a new version of the AppleTV “Take Two” software. Coming in at 2.0.2 this (apparently) minor update contains some non-specific behind the scenes bug fixes. (In other words it’s a typical bugfix update from Apple. “We’re gonna fix a bunch of stuff but you’re not gonna know what we fixed MMMMKAY?”) [...]

MacWorld Review: HDMI Switches

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

MacWorld has a brief review of a couple of HDMI switches – one from Iogear and one from XtremeMac. Functionally they sound about the same, here’s a quote from the article: Both products work similarly, and perform a simple function. The Iogear 4 Port Switch includes a single button on the front for cycling through [...]

Interim OS X XBMC Release

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

The fine fellows over at OS X XBMC have cranked out an “interim” release of their swell port of the Xbox Media Center software. Notable new features: High quality software upscaling is now supported. You can specify preferences in Video -> Player as to when the scaling is enabled and what scaling algorithm is used. [...]

Apple Updates Quicktime, iTunes and Front Row

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Our kind friends over at Apple have crafted three exciting new software updates which may be of interest to MacHTPC blog readers. The descriptions from software update are short on details but here they are for your reading pleasure anyway. Quicktime 7.4.5 QuickTime 7.4.5 includes fixes that enhance reliability, improve compatibility with third-party applications, and [...]

AppleTV on your Mac Update

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

MacGeekBlog is reporting that they have a new version of their ATV4Mac software that solves compatibility issues with version 2.0.1 of the AppleTV “Take Two” software. ATV4Mac is an application that lets you run the AppleTV software on your Mac – providing you aren’t one of the few early adopters who have made the leap [...]

AppleTV 2.0.1 is Out

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Apple has published a minor update to the Take 2 software for the AppleTV. As sometimes happens with oh-dot-one releases from Apple a fix list is not available at this time. You can get the update by going to the “Settings” menu, then choosing “General” and “Update Software.” After the update your ATV will restart [...]

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