Apple TV users are reporting massive slow downs in video rentals and streaming over HDMI, resulting in “3,000 minute” waits for some media. In related news, the new Apple TV is currently jailbroken and you can basically knock out the Apple TV iOS software and run Plex, instead.
What’s in the beta?
Surf the Web – Experience the web in all its glory and stream HTML5 video from many popular sites (note: not all HTML5 sites supported yet).
Discover New Music – Find new artists you’ll love by accessing Last.fm radio stations, artist bios and slideshows.
Plex Client – Stream media from Plex Server running on your Mac. (big thanks to quiqueck for putting this together)
Info on Demand – Keep track of current weather and news feeds on your AppleTV.
One-click Updates – Install, remove or update plugins in a snap through the native AppleTV interface.
What’s coming soon?
Go Beyond iTunes – Enable playback of additional media formats.
Access Media Anywhere – Stream media from most NAS devices.
Much, much more…