IceTV wins

In good news for Australian EyeTV and Topfield users and others who use IceTV’s Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), the Australian high court has ruled that it is legal for IceTV to publish its version of Channel 9’s TV schedule. Legal info on the IceTV v Channel 9 ruling at Austlii. The case had been running since 2006.

aTV Flash AppleTV hack to add EyeTV tuner support

aTV Flash from Fire Core is a US$49.95 piece of software which when loaded onto a (compatible) USB flash drive key adds lots of features to your AppleTV such as

  • More video formats (including DivX, Xvid, AVI, WMV, RMVB, DVD and some MKV)
  • Enables internet apps like Safari, FTP, SFTP, SSH, SMB and streaming from NAS devices
  • Enables external USB hard drives
  • Enables USB keyboard support
  • Allows installation of other Mac OS X applications (like EyeTV for example)