Steve Jobs: AirPlay Video Streaming Coming to Safari and Third-Party Apps in 2011

Mac Rumors:  Steve Jobs stated in an email reply that AirVideo Streaming is coming in 2011 for Safari and third-party applications.

This is a welcomed news as many where left wondering if Apple had plans to enable AirVideo for third-party applications through an Xcode update.

The current AirVideo API are private and can’t be used by non Apple [...]

Cydia hack enables Airplay in all apps

A new hack for jailbroken iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch now allow AirVideo from all applications making use of the standard Apple iOS media player.

aTV flash for Apple TV2 update

fireCore just published some news regarding the development status of the aTV flash application for jailbroken Apple TV2.

The installer, and portion are ready for beta.  The new Apple TV2 iOS 4.2.1 will require some major ajustment but nothing too big.

The Couch Surfer is 80% there and is now able to play HTML5 video.  You [...]

AirPrint Hacktivator 1.3

I am on a roll.  I wanted to learn a bit more about AppleScriptObjC and make the application smarter at the same time.  I have modified the application code to only show the appropriate option to either Hacktivate or “De Hacktivate” AirPrint.

This should make things easier for the users.

You can grab a copy here.

AirPrint Hacktivator v1.2 now available

I made a small change to the application to deal with existing urftopdf files in the destination folder.  The application will now make a backup of the existing file if found.

Upon de hacktivation the application will restore the original copy.

This should fix an issue that was reported with previous versions.

The latest version can be found here.

AirPrint Hacktivator

A lot of people are looking at activating AirPrint on the new Snow Leopard 10.6.5… but it requires a tedious terminal session.

So I followed a link from a post to the 3 files required and wrote a small wrapper around them to make the installation easier. The application is called AirPrintHacktivator and can be downloaded on [...]

PLEX Apple TV2 alpha client now available

PLEX, the media center for OSX and iOS now has a proof of concept client for Apple TV2.  This client, installed on a jailbroken Apple TV2, will allow you to stream most any kind of video back to your Apple TV2.

The PLEX client rely on a server side (read Mac) component that act as a [...]

Put Apple TV into DFU Mode [How to Guide]

Image by Michael @ NW Lens via Flickr

DFU mode Device Firmware Update is a special mode where the device can still interface with iTunes. In DFU mode the screen will be totally black.

StealthBravo has sent a tweet showing how to put the Apple TV in DFU mode. You will be in dire need of [...]