A new hack dubbed PlexConnect allows the third-party Plex media server to run
on second- and third-generation Apple TVs without jailbreaking, the creators
of Plex say. The technique involves running a program on a computer which
disguises itself as the Trailer app; changing a setting on the Apple TV is
then all that's needed to put everything into motion. The Plex team notes that
PlexConnect uses the latest transcoder, supports iTunes DRM, and can also
handle AC3 5.1 sound when using the current preview release of Plex....