Apple TV Firmware V.2.3 Update Gives Third-Party Remote Support,…

For all you Apple TV users out there, Apple's now released firmware version 2.3. The patch, downloadable through the media hub's built in updater, now lets users stream music from AirTunes to any speakers connected to an Airport Express or other Apple TVs in the house. You'll also get the ability to use third-party… » 11/20/08 3:00am 11/20/08 3:00am

The NES Controller Apple Remote Hack

An amazing coffee table, a mouse... now an Apple remote? Is there nothing the classic NES controller can't be modded into? Well, probably many things. But this one is at least simple to do and rather neat, involving a minimum of fiddling with solder and wires inside the NES. And you end up with a still fairly small… » 5/20/08 5:30am 5/20/08 5:30am

Apple Remote Now a $19 Add-On

For those still skeeved about the iPod touch's $20 optional software upgrade, here's another beef: the Apple Remote, gateway to the 10-foot Front Row interface, is now an add-on extra that'll cost you $19. I'm thinking Apple found out that most of them stay forgotten at the bottom of the box. Is this an outrage? Or… » 2/26/08 8:51am 2/26/08 8:51am