Apple Releases 5.1 Update for Apple TV

Apple TV

Apple has released an Apple TV firmware update. Firmware 5.1 adds the network configuration through Apple’s Configurator tool.

Also added are Shared Photo Streams, AirPlay enhancements, iTunes account switching and more.

Here is the update summary:

Shared Photo Streams Accept invitations for Shared Photo Streams, browse photos and comments, and receive notifications of new content.
AirPlay Send audio content from Apple TV to AirPlay-enabled speakers and devices (including AirPort Express and other Apple TVs). Also includes the ability to require an onscreen code to use AirPlay with your Apple TV.
iTunes account switching Save multiple iTunes accounts and switch quickly between them.
Trailers Search movie trailers. In the United States, see show times for local theaters.
Screen savers New Cascade, Shrinking Tiles, and Sliding Panels screen savers.
Main menu Reorder icons on the second page by holding down the select button on the remote.
Subtitles SDH support for the deaf and hard-of-hearing as well as improvements to viewing and selecting subtitles.
Network configuration Support for setting up advanced network options using configuration profiles. Seehttp://support.apple.com/kb/HT5437 for more information.
Stability and performance Includes general performance and stability improvements.

[via Apple]

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