Movies, TV shows and other media content can fill up even the most generous hard drive quickly. You can use MediaUSB on aTV Flash to connect an external USB drive to your AppleTV for extra media storage capability, and this tutorial shows you how. Make the most of your Apple TV!
This video shows you a variety of hacks and mods for your Xbox 360, AppleTV and how to boost your wifi. You're shown how to make an antenna booster for your router, stream content to your Apple TV and upgrade the hard drive.
Once you've finished editing and creating your movie in iMovie '08, you'll probably want to share it with your other Apple products (iPhone, iPad, iPod, AppleTV) so you can watch it. See how to do this in this iMovie '08 tutorial.
Patrick Norton and Dave Randolph show you several ways to hack or mod your new AppleTV to increase functionality. Namely, you can increase the hard drive space, set up an RSS feed, and get your Apple TV running SSH and Xvid.
You can get OS X running on your AppleTV without having to open up your system - all you need is an external hard drive. This tutorial shows you how to create a hard drive on your partition and create a file modification to allow OS X to boot on an Apple TV.
All you need to remotely access your AppleTV library is your iPhone. Learn how to control Apple TV with your iPhone with this Howcast guide. You Will Need * An iPhone or iPod Touch with software version 2.0 or later * Apple TV with software version 2.1 and infrared remote * A ...more
This useful step by step tutorial shows you how to download the ATV USB creator, which will allow you to create a patch stick for your AppleTV. Once you load this usb stick onto your Apple TV, you'll be able to run Boxee and get streaming Internet content directly to your Appl ...more
Boxee will let you stream TV networks on the Internet for free, and AppleTV allows for a whole new level of TV functionality, but can sometimes be restrictive. After making a bootable USB stick, you can launch the Apple TV with your stick to load Xbox Media Center and Boxee on ...more
Mike Agerbo explains the benefits from listening to one's music through AppleTV, however it seems that one cannot listen to any music or other audio files unless he/she is using iTunes media. Agerbo explains how you can use Apple TV with other types of media, using a program c ...more
The AppleTV is a great home entertainment hub for all your video viewing joy, but it still stands a little limited in all its glory. You can hack your Apple TV to death, but if you don't know what you're doing, you can waste tons of time and possibly even ruin your Apple TV. B ...more
You don't need a high definition television to take advantage of AppleTV! This tutorial shows you how to set up your Apple TV to function with a standard definition television set. You'll need an HDMI to DVI cable anda VGA to DVI adapter, and use the yellow composite video cor ...more
If you want to get more out of your AppleTV, Boxee is the way to go. Dave Mathews from Boxee— no, not "Dave Matthews"— shows you how to get the HTPC program installed on your Apple TV. If you have an Apple TV and want to run XBMC or Boxee, in order to watch your own XVID, DIV ...more
By loading Boxee onto your AppleTV, you can use it to watch content from Hulu, Comedy Central, CBS and other streaming TV websites. You can also play Internet radio, listen to your mp3s and view your photo library without ever having to go near iTunes. All you need is a patch ...more
So you've got an AppleTV, but you can't watch half the stuff you want because it won't play it. Well, do you have a jailbroken iOS 4.2 device? Sweet! Just follow along with this video, and pretty soon you'll be watching any sort of video you want in no time at all.
If you want to import data or recover files from your AppleTV back to iTunes on your computer, this shows you how. First you are shown how to gently take apart your Apple TV to access the hard drive, then hook it up to a Macintosh, and you can access your files and data struct ...more
Learn the best way to encode 16:9 for iPod Video and AppleTV using iMovie HD software. If you have a mac, you might alrady have iMovie installed, so start editing and saving your movies in the right format for playback.
I remember a time when I had to rent a VHS from the local video rental store. It wasn't all that bad, with the only real annoyances being the trip to and fro, having to rewind the movie and the possible malfunction of my VHS player, which liked to eat tape from time to time. ...more
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to stream music wirelessly with AirPort Express and a Mac. If you have a Mac or a PC and iTunes, it's easy to stream music wirelessly. It's called AirTunes. All you need is an AirPort Express and a set of powered spea ...more
Want to play your video collection on any media extender, console or AppleTV? Step one is to get your movies off of the DVDs and onto your hard drive! If you're like most people you probably have a huge library of DVDs that you've bought and collected over the years. Unfortuna ...more
It doesn't do a lot of good to create songs in GarageBand and never get to share or play them. Watch this tutorial and see how to export your songs to iTunes to load them on your iPod, the web or your AppleTV.
Armis Labs has revealed eight vulnerabilities, called "BlueBorne", which put 5.3 billion Android, iOS, Windows, and Linux devices that use Bluetooth at risk. With it, hackers can control devices, access data, and spread malware to other vulnerable devices through networks. In ...more
The procedure involves downloading a program called "hand brake". Hand brake is free to download. You can find it by searching for "hand brake" on Google. The direct website is Handbrake. You have to install this program on your computer. You must also download a program calle ...more
This is a shot how to tutorial on how to convert those HD mkv files you download from the web to a m4v file format. This way you will be able to play those files natively in HD on your Microsoft XBOX 360 and AppleTV.
Apple recently released iOS 4.2 for all devices— iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch— and one of the best features is AirPlay, which lets you stream video directly to AppleTVs. There's only one problem— it will only stream video that meet's Apple's specifications. This video from lif ...more
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to build a m ...more
AirPlay is one of the coolest new features in iOS 4.2, and represents the next step in Apple device networking. It allows you to "throw" content from one iDevice to another, including the iPad, iPhone, and AppleTV. This video will give you a quick primer on how it works.
How To : The Easiest Way to Download High-Res Cover Art for Albums, Movies, Books, Podcasts, Apps & More — Right from Your iPhone
The internet is saturated with low-quality pictures, making it difficult to find a high-resolution image for specific albums, TV shows, movies, podcasts, music videos, apps, and books. Apple uses high-quality images, but it seems impossible to download cover art, posters, thum ...more
In this Final Cut Pro tutorial, Richard Harrington take a look at the elgato turbo.264. This is a USB add on device that accelereates the h.264 encoding you can do on your Mac. The turbo.264 comes with its own compression software with presets for iPod, iPhone, Sony PSP, Apple ...more