updated 02:45 pm EDT, Mon August 14, 2006
Remote Buddy 1.0 Preview
IOSpirit today released Remote Buddy 1.0 Preview 6, an update to the remote control solution for Mac OS X. The latest iteration of Remote Buddy offers modernized menus that include user interface elements relevant to the respectively active application. The new menus allow users to control volume or the rating of songs, terminate as well as hide the active application, and directly open the files that were recently used with it. The software provides detailed information on recordings as well as songs directly in the menu, including available previews and coverart. The update supports switching between Front Row, Media Central 2, and the full screen menu mode of EyeTV 2.3. The preview release also includes new AppleScript behaviors for iPhoto, Safari, GraphicConverter, Media Central 2, netTunes, FireFox, Camino, and the Mac OS X Accessibility tools. Remote Buddy 1.0 is priced at $13, and requires Mac OS X 10.4.6 or later.