Apple Remote for iOS updated with iTunes Radio support

Apple Remote for iOS updated with iTunes Radio support

Apple on Thursday released an updated version of Remote, the app that turns your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into a remote control for the iTunes library on your Mac or PC.

You can also use Remote to control your Apple TV. The app lets you search your library, view album, movie and TV show artwork, control which AirPlay speakers you want to use, and more.

The new 4.1 release adds the ability to control iTunes Radio on the Mac or PC.

Peter Cohen

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Becjr says:

I updated a little while ago, but my question is why did it take so long for iRadio support? Shouldn't that have been ready when Mavericks launched?

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kch50428 says:

And the ability to shuffle a video playlist that broke with the last update is still broke...

asuperstarr says:

Just updated. This is great to be able to control iTunes Radio on your Mac. Thanks for the update!

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JustMe'D says:

I don't know. I'm just not a fan of the app. Maybe I'll give it another try.

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Wlctttrue says:

I like this app. It comes in handy when I am on the treadmill.

Becjr says:

I've come to use the app mostly as a remote for my Apple TV primarily because the keyboard simplifies searches so much more than the Apple aluminum remote.

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luthor4 says:

+1...this is the only reason I use it.

T-Will says:

In case anyone has an issue where Remote.app isn't showing the "Radio" tab, I had this issue (even though I had used Radio on my Mac, iPhone, and iPad). To fix it, I went into iTunes on the Mac, went to the Radio tab, and somehow iTunes had set itself back to the Radio welcome screen. After clicking the "Start Listening" button, the Radio tab then showed up in Remote.app.

Cannon Taylor says:

It's great when I'm drinking too much beer!!

fnelson says:

Thank for the update, I'll try that on my mac.

zdn1042 says:

Thanks for the heads up!

TMav says:

And more importantly they got rid of the horrendous white remote control screen! Yay. On my iPhone it looks dark with a hint of see through of home screen picture. Much better.

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