Ready-made Apple TV hack should help non-geeks play DivX

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AppleCore LLC is selling a USB drive that will reflash your Apple TV and add a number of interesting features to the Apple TV:

Key Features:
- Play most video formats (DivX, Xvid, AVI, WMV, RMVB + more)
- Play DVD files WITHOUT converting them
- Sync, organize and watch non-iTunes video files
- Browse the web with a Safari based web browser
- Rent & watch Hi-Def movies from Jaman.com
- Stream media from UPnP(v1) media servers
- View local weather forecasts
- View RSS Feeds
- Enable SSH access
- All original Apple TV features remain intact
- And much, much more…

Dubbed aTV Flash, the software is an amalgam of most of the current hacks available for Apple TV in an easy-to-use package. It costs $59.95 as someone who has tried — and failed — to reflash his Apple TV I can assure you it’s a fairly small price to pay if you don’t have the time to dig through the AwkwardTV wiki to figure all these things out yourself.

(via Palluxo)

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