Apple’s ‘Remote’ App Gets Airplay Support, More

Apple has just released an update to its free Remote app, adding AirPlay support, the ability to control internet radio playback, and more. The last major update to Remote came in late September when the app became universal for use on both the iPad and iPhone and gained the ability to control the most recent Apple TV device.

The complete list of what’s new in version 2.1 of Remote is as follows:

  • AirPlay video support to control iTunes on your computer to stream videos to an Apple TV
  • Internet radio control to play thousands of internet radio streams in iTunes on your computer
  • The ability to control iTunes on your computer to play Movies and TV shows that are rented from the iTunes Store
  • Addresses issues connecting to an iTunes library or Apple TV
  • Includes stability and performance improvements



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Remote is a great companion to Apple TV or iTunes. Control your Apple TV with the flick of your finger or use the keyboard to quickly enter text. Connect to iTunes on your Mac or PC to play from...

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I just tired to “change” or select radio stations via Apple’s Remote version 2.1 – I had no luck. I can adjust volume, turn a preselected (via iTunes) station on or off — not I cannot change stations.

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