Ready-made Apple TV hack should help non-geeks play DivX

AppleCore LLC is selling a USB drive that will reflash your Apple TV and add a number of interesting features to the Apple TV:

Key Features:
– Play most video formats (DivX, Xvid, AVI, WMV, RMVB + more)
– Play DVD files WITHOUT converting them
– Sync, organize and watch non-iTunes video files
– Browse the web with a Safari based web browser
– Rent & watch Hi-Def movies from
– Stream media from UPnP(v1) media servers
– View local weather forecasts
– View RSS Feeds
– Enable SSH access
– All original Apple TV features remain intact
– And much, much more…

Dubbed aTV Flash, the software is an amalgam of most of the current hacks available for Apple TV in an easy-to-use package. It costs $59.95 as someone who has tried — and failed — to reflash his Apple TV I can assure you it’s a fairly small price to pay if you don’t have the time to dig through the AwkwardTV wiki to figure all these things out yourself.

(via Palluxo)