What else can you do with the Apple Remote?

Mark NewHouse from iBlog (I’m surprised Apple hasn’t sued that blog name yet) has released an article which many mac fans will find helpful, since the Apple Remote comes with no instructions whatsoever from what I remember. These features are all Mac-only, so if you’re a Windows user these tips won’t do you much good. But I guess it’s nice to know what to expect if you ever plan on changing

  • Click any button on the remote to wake your Mac from Sleep
  • Control the volume of your Mac with the +/- buttons
  • Control your QuickTime Movies, including Play, Pause, Fast Forward, Rewind, and Skip to the Beginning; Pause the movie and click the Next button to step through the movie frame by frame
  • Control DVD playback
  • Use the Next and Previous buttons to control slides in Keynote
  • Use the Next and Previous buttons to move between songs in iTunes; Play and Pause songs with the Play button
  • Next and Previous buttons move you through the Source pane in iPhoto.
  • Click the Play button to start a slide show using that source; click again to pause the slide show, and the Next and Previous buttons will move to the next or previous slide; Click the Menu button to exit the slide show
  • Click and hold the Play button and a â??snoringâ? image of the remote will appear on screen. Continue holding the Play button and your Mac will go to sleep
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