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I am buying an ATV this afternoon and have a question about the device because I am unfamiliar with all the capabilities. I have read up on it but am...
12-06-2011, 11:13 AM #1
New Apple TV user with a question!
I am buying an ATV this afternoon and have a question about the device because I am unfamiliar with all the capabilities. I have read up on it but am having trouble finding an answer. I watch a lot of shows streaming on fox.com on my MacBook Pro; is there a native or jailbroken way to use my ATV to watch them on my TV via ATV wirelessly? Thanks MMi community!
12-06-2011, 12:25 PM #2
I'm looking at FireCore. Will the web browsing work for streaming from Fox.com?
12-07-2011, 10:15 AM #3
I don't think so. You can't do much with the apple tv. I'm holding off tell next year. Apple might becoming out with a TV. Not just something that plugs into a tv.
12-07-2011, 10:42 AM #4
Are you familiar with FireCore? I THINK it may be able to offer what I am looking for because it has a web browser feature. I imagine I would just navigate to fox.com?? I did email them with my inquiry, but they haven't responded.
12-07-2011, 10:51 AM #5
I am going to go out on a limb here and say that it probably wouldn't work as fox.com uses flash not HTML5 for it's video playback and there isn't a flash port to iOS since frash died a few iOS versions ago. Now I could be mistaken as I am new to all of this as well!
12-07-2011, 10:56 AM #6
I am going to get one anyway with the hopes of "FireCore aTV Flash" doing what I want it to do. I would always be fine with aTV's native uses anyway.
12-07-2011, 11:33 AM #7
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12-07-2011, 01:53 PM #10
Right. How do I do that?
12-07-2011, 01:55 PM #11
Last edited by mattygdot; 12-07-2011 at 01:57 PM.