Originally posted on Gigaom:
Apple gave the devices a UI refresh that leaves more room for additional partner apps, and also added support for 1080p video playback. The new device will once again sell for $99.
Apple TV will also have full access to iTunes in the Cloud, including the ability to stream music and look at photos uploaded to Apple’s cloud storage offering. And iTunes in the Cloud will now also work with video content purchased via iTunes.
Still missing from the new Apple TV is full access to third-party apps via iTunes, which means that users won’t be able to use any additional apps other than the ones pre-installed by Apple.
The hardware refresh for the…
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