Notes introduced with the release say the updated software lets Apple TV users stream music from the device to Airport Express speakers or other Apple TVs in your house using AirTunes.
Since Apple released its new software, the team behind Boxee have worked incredibly hard to update their solution to work with the Apple TV – read all about it here.
Playlists in iTunes that contain Movies, TV Shows, Podcasts, and Music Videos can now be seen on Apple TV, and there’s (IMHO) welcome new support for volume controls in the system.
Sadly these new features break Boxee, 9to5Mac warns. “Don’t install if you want to keep Boxee,” the site warns.
Intriguingly, “Apple TV can now learn other remote controls and use them in addition to the Apple Remote,” which begs a few questions, we’ll have to see what’s being set-up there – will Apple at last create an uber-remote control, or is someone else developing one with support from Apple?
Here’s an old rant about the need for a decent remote control I wrote once at a time when writing still earned me some money, (though the publisher there strangely didn’t see why it should pay for blogs…)
– Subtitles display improves;
– Newly added rentals and purchases choices in relevant lists;
– Volume now works with music videos.