Ars got the official word from an Apple spokesperson: there will be no new software update for old AppleTVs. That means no sexy Netflix, though you’ll be able to keep on buying movies and TV shows instead of renting. [Ars]
The Financial Times is reporting that Google is in talks with Hollywood studios to launch a global pay-per-view video service. It’s expected to expand YouTube’s offerings by the end of 2010.
The iPhone 3.0 version of the Remote app now supports Apple TV controls with gesturing, which should give you a lot more flexibility than the standard little Apple Remote you already have.