FireCore has announced the release of aTV Flash (black), a suite of applications to enhance the 2nd generation AppleTV. aTV Flash (black) empowers the AppleTV to do more by adding the ability to play additional media formats; surf the web with an HTML5 compatible browser; listen to Last.fm radio; and access Weather forecasts and RSS news feeds.
The new Media Player included with aTV Flash (black) can access files directly from a Mac, PC or NAS drive without having to use iTunes. It downloads and organizes metadata and covert art automatically and will present media in your choice of a list or grid view. Supported file formats include AVI, FLAC, ISO, M2TS, MKV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, VOB, WAV and many others. Support for AC3/DTS sound, subtitles, DVD menus, playlists and photo slideshows are also included.
Also included is Couch Surfer Pro; a fully featured web browser that includes support for HTML5 streaming music and video. The browser can be controlled using the standard AppleTV remote, or the free iPhone/iPad Remote app.
Rounding out the offering is an interactive Last.fm feature that provides access to Last.fm streaming radio, as well as artist bios and slideshows. Intuitive weather forecast and RSS news feed options are also included.
Pricing and Availability
- aTV Flash (black) is available now for $29.95, which includes updates for one year.
- for more info visit the official website…