Recently Apple made a string of software related announcements. The company has already released the much awaited iTunes 11 for Windows and Mac. It has also released iOS 5.1.1 update for Apple TV 2G and Apple TV 3G. Apple designs, develops and releases a number of apps for its iOS devices. Remote app for iOS is one of them. This app can be used to control an Apple TV straight from the iOS device itself.
Apple has now released Remote app v3. Its a major update to this very useful iOS app. It now comes with a number of new features including but not limited to an entirely new user interface for iPad as well as support for iTunes Up Next. You can now download new Remote app for the iTunes App Store.
As mentioned before, Apple’s Remote app is a very useful utility for those who want to wirelessly control iTunes and Apple TV on a single network. Its a universal app which has native compatibility for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This new Remote update bumps up the version of Remote app to 3.0. Among the many changes made to this app, there is now a new and relatively easy way to go through the music library via Remote app. No user interface updates have been made for Remote app for iPhone and iPod touch. It remains almost the same as that of previous releases. However the Remote app for iPad gets a new user interface that does not fail to impress, in true Apple style.
Remote app for iPad comes with a totally new user interface for the iPad. Its much more simpler and sophisticated than before. Certain design elements of this app are similar to those of iTunes 11, but they really suit the app. This app now features Up Next support which allows users to view which tracks are lined up in the queue and also gives them the ability to edit such queue straight from the iOS device itself. The new search feature is also a good addition to this app and it works like a real search feature should.
The new Remote app is available as a free download from iTunes App Store. It is compatible with every iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that is capable of running iOS 5.0 firmware or higher. The app is also optimized for iPhone 5. It suits the large 4 inch display of iPhone 5 beautifully.