Apple Releases 4.4.3 Software Update for Apple TV [Updated]

Apple today pushed out a new 4.4.3 software update for the Apple TV, although the company has yet to specify what improvements are included in the update.

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The new release, which arrives as Build 9A4051, comes on the heels of a series of releases last month that started with version 4.4 to include support for iCloud's Photo Stream feature as well as several other additions but which required several minor follow-up updates to resolve issues.

Update: Apple has updated its release notes to reveal that the 4.4.3 update adds support for Netflix streaming in Mexico and an audio output issue when the connected television set is turned off.

Netflix: Added support for Netflix in Mexico.
Audio Output: Addresses an issue in which audio may not play through the optical port when the TV is turned off.

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billystlyes Avatar
163 months ago
Wow, HBOGO, Spotify and Hulu Plus! I can only wish...
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Caliber26 Avatar
163 months ago
I hope this update allows optical audio output, without having to keep your TV powered on. This option was there when I first got my ATV2 but it was lost once I upgraded to 4.3.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tarasis Avatar
163 months ago
Home sharing still broken. What gives? :confused:

Broken in what way? I use it all the time.
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segfaultdotorg Avatar
163 months ago
Safari seems snappier.
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Lancetx Avatar
163 months ago
4.4.3 Release Notes:

Added support for Netflix in Mexico.
Addresses an issue in which audio may not play through the optical port when the TV is turned off.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tarasis Avatar
163 months ago
From 4.4.2 to 4.4.3 went fine. All home sharing, YouTube and video details still intact.
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