I'd love to upgrade by AppleTV 1 (silver) to play back 1080p, but I'm hesitating on buying/installing the Broadcom Crystal HD card. My first misstep was that I bought the BCM970012 then later read that it has problems and that I really ought to buy the BCM970015. So I'm out a few bucks already. But before I go ahead and order the BCM970015, there are some questions I need answered:
- Are there drivers available for this, yes or no, and can a mere mortal like me without a lot of Linux experience install them?
- The instructions I found for installing this card seem to mention removing the wireless card and snipping the antenna wires. Why? Wouldn't that disable Wi-Fi connectivity. That sounds scary.
- When I have bittorrent downloads to watch, I have to run a BT client on my PC and FTP them to the (jailbroken) ATV with XBMC installed. Is there some way to manage torrents directly on the AppleTV and store the files locally?