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Yesterday we told you about two developers taking it to themselves to bring iOS applications to the Apple TV in a native experience, showcasing a video where they managed to get apps running side-by-side. Today, they’ve managed another breakthrough: full-screen 720p resolution.
As 9to5mac reports, “The port was initially able to run multiple applications side-by-side on a display connected to an Apple TV, but now the developers have figured out a way to run iPad applications —because of the artwork resolution— at a full 720p resolution.” When you ran apps on the iPhone, you said it couldn’t get better. Then came the iPad and you felt “Wow! This is it!” Now, with things getting even bigger, the possibilities of what apps can really do are beyond limits.
Also, since the developers have achieved this feat by rewriting the springboard itself, further innovation on the project cannot be ruled out as it is all unexplored territory.
Developer Troughton-Smith already has some big hopes: “Remember how the unofficial iPhone applications back in ‘07 forced Apple’s hand in creating an App Store? I’d like Apple TV to get the same treatment.”
Update: We have a video…