Monthly Archives: February 2011

Which cable do I need to restore my Apple TV (2nd Gen black)?

You need a microUSB cable to do this. They are actually quite commonly used to power small usb devices, similar to the one used to charge a Jawbone headset. The cable that connects your Jawbone headset to the power block is actually a very short grey microUSB cable that with works with the new Apple… Read More »

Custom restore of iDevice using iTunes on a Mac

If for any reason you need to do a custom restore of your iDevice using iTunes, you can do so by first clicking on the device in the iTunes menu on the left. Make sure you hold down the ‘alt’ button before clicking ‘Restore’. By holding down ‘alt’ you are forcing iTunes to look for… Read More »

How to Put Apple TV in to DFU Mode

How to: -Open up iTunes first. -Plug the microUSB into your Apple TV. -Hold down the ‘Menu + Down arrow button’ together for 6 seconds to reboot the Apple TV. -Once your Apple TV reboots immediately hold down ‘Menu + Play buttons’ together until a message appears in iTunes telling you an Apple TV in… Read More »

New Apple TV (black)

I have just bought the new Apple TV (black). It’s a great little device, you won’t be dissappointed. AirPlay and AirVideo work really well. You can stream music stored on your iPhone, iPod or iPad as long as you are all on the same wifi network. This is great as this saves having to keep… Read More »