Category Archives: Apple TV

There’s a pretty hardcore mod you can use to add eSata support to your AppleTV. This completely replaces the internal hard drive, and is NOT for the faint of heart!

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AppleTV & More has an intriguing patchstick product that claims there is “no need to re-create your Patchstick and re-patch after an update.” It leverages a lot of AppleTV plugins and scripts via a menu-driven interface on the AppleTV itself. … Continue reading

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AppleTV & More has an intriguing patchstick product that claims there is “no need to re-create your Patchstick and re-patch after an update.” It leverages a lot of AppleTV plugins and scripts via a menu-driven interface on the AppleTV itself. … Continue reading

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Fooling iTunes to Sync Other Video Formats to Apple TV

After dealing with all kinds of hacks and transcoders to get unsupported video formats on my Apple TV, I stumbled across the Apple TV Fooler scripts at Awkward TV. This set of scripts takes advantage of a method of combining … Continue reading

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The ATV Flash wiki has some useful information for anyone who has hacked their Apple TV using the atvusb-creator patchstick and then installed some additional hacks like NitoTV.

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I couldn’t figure out how to install NitoTV on my hacked Apple TV until I found this thread on the Boxee forums. One thing to note — the colons at the end of the scp commands are pretty crucial to … Continue reading

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Reinstall a Working Hulu in Boxee

While Hulu’s content owners thought it might be a good idea to cut off Boxee users from accessing the service, it was quick enough for someone to work around and put together a plugin to reinstall a working Hulu in … Continue reading

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ATV USB Creator

atvusb-creator is a new GUI tool to create Apple TV patchsticks — in this case, a USB stick that will allow you to install SSH, some other utilities, XMBC, and boxee on an Apple TV. As of this writing, you’ll need … Continue reading

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aTV Flash for Apple TV Is Now Downloadable

AppleCore LLC is selling a new version of aTV Flash; instead of buying a thumb drive, now you download the software and put it on a drive yourself. Cheaper as a result. aTV claims to add a slew of new … Continue reading

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iClarified has a list of tutorials on hacking your AppleTV. Or you can buy an aTV Flash and get a USB stick that does it for you.

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