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Apple releases Remote 2.1.1 for iOS (Updated)

Apple has released Remote 2.1.1, the latest version of its Wi-Fi-based remote control application for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. According to Apple’s release notes, Remote 2.1.1 offers improvements when connecting to iTunes or an Apple TV, a new “skip back” button when playing video, and other unspecified stability and performance improvements. Remote 2.1.1 is available now as a free download from the App Store and requires iOS 3.1.2 or later.

Update: The update also adds the ability to turn the iTunes visualizer on and off, directly from the Now Playing screen. The feature appears to be Mac-only, and requires users to activate the visualizer on their computer first before the new button—which sits between the Genius and shuffle controls—appears.

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Where does one find this “skip back” button? It sounds like it allows one to back up a video by a small amount, like a 30-second replay. But for the life of me I don’t see where this feature is found. Yes, I’m playing video content.  My 2G Touch only has 4.2.1 ... is 4.3 required to get this feature in the Remote app?

Posted by rockmyplimsoul on March 16, 2011 at 7:49 PM (CDT)

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