A few days after the release of iOS 7 comes the 6.0 software upgrade for Apple TV. The update includes the following improvements for Apple TV:
iTunes Radio – Create and listen to your own radio stations.
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.
The update brings some really nice features to Apple TV making the $99 set-top box seem like an even more incredible deal. iTunes radio is amazing and it’s probably the single best new feature added. Not only can you listen to featured radio stations and your radio stations associated with your Apple ID, but you can also create, edit and customize radio stations on your Apple TV.
To update your Apple TV go to Settings-> General-> Update Software.