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Apple TV 6.0 Update: [Many problem reports, some able to restore. Rumors a new build reposted.]
(Update for 2nd/3rd gen Apple TV. You can check update feedback in Apple's Apple TV forum.)

iTunes Radio Create your own radio stations and listen to them ad-free with iTunes Match. (Available only in the United States.) (<-note added 9/23)
iTunes Music Store Browse, purchase, and play music directly from the iTunes Music Store.
iCloud Photos Adds support for playing video from a shared photo stream and viewing photo streams from multiple contributors.
AirPlay from iCloud Apple TV will play content from iTunes in the Cloud instead of your AirPlay device when possible. Requires iOS 7 on AirPlay device.
Podcasts Sync your podcasts and podcast stations across Apple TV and all your iOS devices.
Subtitles & Captioning Automatic subtitle selection based on Apple TV language setting. Customize closed caption style.
Conference Room Display Lock Apple TV into Conference Room Display (for business and education environments) and show onscreen instructions for using AirPlay.
Software Update Keep your Apple TV always up to date by automatically installing software updates when available.
Setup Use an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 7 to automatically transfer network settings, your Apple ID, and language preferences. Not available on iPhone 4 and iPad 2.

See today's list of Apple support docs (below) for Info on security fixes in this update and more. (Including article on restoring your Apple TV if you have update problems.)
9/27/2013 Update: Apple later posted Tips if you're Unable to restore Apple TV using iTunes.

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    Thursday Sept. 19th, 2013 News Archive
  • Nvidia Quadro and GeForce Driver Update for OS X 10.8.5 (w/pref pane)
  • iOS 7.0.1 update (For iPhone 5c/5s)
  • iOS 7 review (anandtech)
  • iOS 7 Bug Lets Anyone Bypass iPhone's Lockscreen
  • 4 privacy settings you should enable in iOS 7
  • DTS Play-Fi Wireless Audio Now Supports iOS
  • Review: Coast Minimalist iPad Browser
  • iOS 7 found to sport new networking tech
  • Apple Configurator v1.4 (free app)
  • iPhone 5/5S/5C Teardown
  • GameCase iOS 7 game controller
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:
    - About Apple Configurator 1.4
    - Apple Configurator 1.4: Updating from earlier version
    - iCloud security and privacy overview
    - iCloud: Troubleshooting iCloud Bookmarks and Reading List
    - Troubleshooting iCloud Photo Sharing and Shared Photo Streams
    - iCloud: Find My iPhone Activation Lock in iOS 7
    - iOS 7: About the Drafts folder in Mail for Exchange Accounts
    - iOS: Understanding Personal Hotspot
    - iOS: Understanding notifications
    - iPhone: About unlocking
    - AirPrint Basics
    - Final Cut Pro X, iMovie: Some Panasonic camcorders that support 1080/60p and 1080/50p require mounting the SD card with a USB card reader
  • Other New/Reviews/Tech/OT:
    - (PCMag's) The Fastest ISPs (2013)
    - We need to stop masking passwords
    - Google Makes QuickOffice Apps Free, Adds 10GB Storage
    - Nirvanix Suggests Users Move Their Data, Shutdown Imminent
    - Hands On With Grand Theft Auto V
    - Top Gear's big 50 cars, distilled
    - Blu-ray Review: The Fly (1958)
    - Nokia Lumia 625 review

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