Apple Updates Apple TV to Version 5.0.1

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Apple has released a new update for the generation 2 and 3 Apple TV models. The update allows movies and TV show previews from the iTunes Store to be viewed in HD and fixes a few other minor issues.

Apple TV Software Update 5.0.1

iTunes previews - Previews for movies and TV shows from the iTunes Store can now be viewed in HD.
AirPlay - Fixes an issue that caused some iOS apps to have trouble connecting via AirPlay.
Home Sharing - Improves the reliability of Home Sharing connections.
Netflix - Addresses an issue affecting Netflix login and navigation.
Stability and performance - Includes fixes for issues affecting stability and performance.

The update can be performed directly on the Apple TV by going to the Settings menu, then General, then selecting Update Software.

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Top Rated Comments

jamesvdm Avatar
159 months ago
Am I the only one who loves the AppleTV here? It does exactly what it claims to do, and very well.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
faroZ06 Avatar
159 months ago
that UI still looks like something Microsoft could have come up with 5 years ago. ugly as ....

Yeah, I liked the old Apple TV layout better.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
charlituna Avatar
159 months ago
Same problem here in Spain! and the iTunes store in Spain sucks!

Blame the content owners they are the ones setting the rules
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
earl310 Avatar
159 months ago
When will apple offer internet browsing on the Apple TV? Thats what I'm looking for in a update.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tctony Avatar
159 months ago
What the hell is wrong with you people? What is the big issue with the UI? It looks fine!
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mr Fusion Avatar
159 months ago
God forbid they implement any of the features that would make it useful, *cough cough* pull media from a NAS without the need for iTunes as a middleman *cough*...

Mine's still sitting in the box awaiting the good word from Firecore, hopefully it'll happen sometime this year.. :rolleyes:
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)