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Apple Updates Remote App for Apple TV, iPad

by Marianne Schultz
 

With Apple’s updated Apple TV, which was announced earlier this month along with new iPods, starting to ship this week, the company has revamped its free Remote app with a number of new features. Remote was first released when the App Store was initially opened in August 2008 and last saw an update nearly a year ago. Version 2.0 of Remote boasts a new icon and offers the following features:

  • Control iTunes and Apple TV, from anywhere in your home
  • Pause, rewind, fast forward, shuffle, and adjust the volume from your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad
  • View album, movie, and TV show artwork
  • Create and update Genius playlists
  • Create and edit playlists in iTunes
  • Search your entire iTunes library
  • Control iTunes to send music to AirPlay speakers
  • Control the volume on each speaker independently
  • Control Apple TV with simple finger gestures
  • Enter text with the keyboard
  • Even control Shared Libraries on iTunes and the new Apple TV

The app also gains universal status with an adapted interface for the iPad and high-resolution graphics for the Retina Display of the iPhone 4 and latest iPod touch, plus specific compatibility with the new Apple TV and iTunes 10.

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    Remote

    Last Changed:
    5 weeks ago
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    Version:
    4.2.1
    iOS Universal

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