Apple released iOS 5 for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad today. But the Apple TV also got a software update today. The latest software for Apple’s $99 set-top-box brings iOS 5 features including AirPlay Mirorring as well as several new apps.
Here’s a rundown of the new features:
- AirPlay Mirroring – Stream whatever’s happening on an iPad 2 to an Apple TV.
- Photo Stream – View photos taken on an iOS device and shared with iCloud.
- Trailers – Watch hundreds of movie trailers.
- NHL – Watch live hockey games, see highlights, or check scores.
- Wall Street Journal Live – See the latest news and commentary from the WSJ.
The Apple TV 4.4 software is available for second-generation Apple TV boxes.