updated 04:20 pm EDT, Tue June 16, 2009
aTV Flash 3.6 update
Life Core has announced aTV Flash 3.6, the latest version of it Apple TV enhancement software. aTV Flash adds a series of features, including video playlists, additional file formats, and the ability to drag-and-drop media. Among the supported file formats are DivX, XviD, AVI, WMV and VIDEO TS. Further tweaks allow the use of an external USB hard drive.
Version 3.6 provides support for Hillcrest Lab's Loop Pointer, which is a Freespace in-air mouse. Although the Apple TV does not officially support mouse controllers, the Loop Pointer allows users to navigate menus, control video and browse the web. aTV Flash requires Mac OS X 10.4, and an Apple TV running v2.3 firmware. The upgrade software is $50.