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It is, unfortunately, a dud, for besides not playing (natively) most common formats, it has unconceivable faults as far as hardware design is concerned, for it runs extremely hot and lacks a simple hardware power switch.
- atvusb-creator - a way to automate the patching process.
- What Apple TV Costs to Make - roughly US$237 for the Gen 1 device
- One week with Apple TV
- Apple TV dissected
- Awkward TV - notes, enhancements and hacks.
- Apple TV Hacks
- Castcluster a Java "proxy" that makes online video sources visible in iTunes as podcasting sources and manages content conversion.