• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    apple remote doesn't work

    • Written by from Saint Petersburg

    apple remote doesn't work with my 8-Core Mac Pro

    11 of 37 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Cannot work with iMAC

    • Written by from Singapore

    I cannot get it to be recognized or connected to iMAC (Aluminium).

    11 of 49 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love This!!

    • Written by from Chattanooga

    I just love the Apple Remote, the sleek, aluminum case is so complimentary and elegant sitting next to my MPB.. Totally unexpected, but very very happily surprised with the range of the remote, and how easy it is to use, and that it works with ALL my Apple stuff is fantastic!! NOW, if Steve would just design a house that ran on Snow Leopard, all would be right with the world! :)

    16 of 24 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    thanks for nothing!

    • Written by from Rohnert Park

    well i just got a new macbook yesterday and my friend has the older version of the macbook with the remote and i was like cool! so i went back to apple and got the remote and asked SPECIFICALLY if it would work with the new macbook, and was told sure! it works with everything in the store, well guess what! it DOES NOT WORK WITH THE NEW MACBOOKS!!! wow good job apple guy! so if you have the new macbook DONT WASTE TIME trying to get it to work cuz it doesnt!

    34 of 94 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Remote

    • Written by from Naperville

    It's simply a great remote! It's sleek, stylish, and functions as advertised. I use the remote with my MacBook Pro, and it easily picks up commands from decent distances. You also don't have to point the remote at the computer, which is pretty cool. The battery lasts a very long time, and the new design is fantastic. It's quite portable, the price is good, and it easily fits anywhere. It's a great remote, I'd recommend it to anyone.

    18 of 20 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Simply Amazing

    • Written by from Troy

    This remote is awesome. It works flawlessly with the universal dock, I can point it in any direction and it'll change the song or raise the volume. Personally, I think the best thing about this remote is the design, it's extremely thin, and it's very well built, doesn't seem cheap like the one provided when you buy the universal dock. It also has some weight to it, so it feels like you're holding something that won't break for a while. I would 100% recommend this to anyone who needs a remote for their dock or anything else.

    12 of 16 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Misleading advertising

    • Written by from O FALLON

    "Control your Mac, iPod, or iPhone from afar with the sleek aluminum Apple Remote. Play, pause, adjust volume, move forward and back, and access menus while playing music and video"

    Will not work with the iphone without a dock apparently because it's IR instead of bluetooth.

    27 of 49 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    it is so cool

    • Written by

    i use it every day

    23 of 42 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Worth the cash!

    • Written by from yardley

    I use this with m apple universal dock, and trust me it works amazingly! I always missed the iPod scroll wheel on the iPhone, and this is a nice substitution. There when I want it, gone when I don't. 10 out of 5 stars! My only complaint is that you need the dock to use the remote, unlike my Macbook pro. It's not a deal-breaker but it would be nice for apple to add IR receivers (and transmitters) into iPhones, iPod touches and iPads (especially the iPad, because it is not compatible with the universal dock and this does not work with it). This could be one way Apple can stay ahead of Android, Windows Phone 7, Maemo, Meego, Blackberry, Symbian, and plain old JAVA phones! Sorry for getting off topic, the bottom line: Buy this now.

    42 of 46 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Simple and Sleek

    • Written by from Lincoln

    I was standing in Bestbuy debating to even get this. Short story short I ended up buying it. This thing is well worth your twenty bucks. The design is simple and sleek. It is the same exact aluminum the MacBook Pro's are made out of and it feels like its suppose to be in your hand. You can control your entire media library from your bed. I still think this product should have came with Mac purchases but oh well.

    42 of 45 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by from Boulder

    I love this remote. It is sleek and stylish. It works great in every way once you learn to navigate the control. The only downside of the remote is that the buttons for the most part are level with the whole surface to give it a nice smooth feeling where the old remote had raised edges. The new remote home button and select button are beveled in to make it easier to locate in the dark. I do prefer this remote to the older white model remote. A great buy, just to bad apple doesn't give them out free with the Macbooks any more.

    31 of 41 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love my Remote!

    • Written by from LINDEN

    When I first got the remote. I was expecting to find all these complicated instructions on how to make it work. It was so easy. Just point and use. This is the neatest thing ever!!! I love it!

    42 of 49 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great remote!

    • Written by

    The feel on the hand is great, and it works from up to 30 feet away! Very easy to handle, just like everything Apple!

    25 of 29 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Product!

    • Written by from COPIAGUE

    This is the best Apple remote ever. It works from 30 feet away easily and its very hard to break. It bascially cant break if you drop it. It has a nice sleek new design and color. I LOVE it. It has this little sofware when you pare it to your Mac Book Pro to listen to your favorite music and movies and videos very easily. Its a fantastic product!

    14 of 15 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple: Simple, elegant, just works!

    • Written by from Berala

    For those of you who are giving this low ratings consider the following:

    -It's an IR remote so it won't work further than 10m and is (mostly) line of sight
    -It works for ANY Mac built with an IR port from 2005 (that includes all MacBooks, MBPs, Mac Minis, MacBook Air, but NOT the PowerBook, Mac Pro, or any older machine
    -You must PAIR the remote with your Mac if it doesn't work. Rest assured, it does.
    -As of this date, the remote works with multiple programs as long as they're active (if the name of the application is shown on the menu bar, it's active). This includes:
    MS Powerpoint

    I absolutely love the form factor, the simplicity and the design. No it's not a scroll wheel but what do you expect from a simple buttoned remote from Apple? It does it's job and does it perfectly.

    13 of 15 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple Remote Dents Easily

    • Written by from MANCHESTER

    My apple remote dented the first day I had it. I've had my iPod for 4 years and it doesn't have any marks, so I thought this remote was going to be as sturdy. However, I'm a little disappointed to find out that it is not. Apple should make a skin or a thin case to cover the apple remotes. I can't say "look at my cool remote now for my awesome new Macbook Pro" without saying "look at this big dent on it too!" Not impressed. Cases would be nice.

    14 of 33 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple Remote is well worth the upgrade price

    • Written by from Moorefield

    I have two of the original Apple remote controls and they worked flawlessly. One came with my AppleTV and one came with my original CoreDuo MacBook 2.0 ghz. I held off for a while but when I noticed how sleek and modern the new remote looked I decided to pick one up from the Apple Store I was visiting in Northern Virginia. So far I just use to control my Appletv but it works flawlessly. It's nice having an extra two buttons for control. Great and well worth the $19.00 I paid for the item.

    17 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Way better than the original!

    • Written by from Winnipeg

    Just came back from the Apple Store with this new remote and I really like it. It really feels like a quality gadget compared to the original plastic remote. The original was too tiny and this one is just the perfect size. The white plastic model felt like it would break into pieces if dropped. The new one is aluminum and looks very much like an iPod-type device (in other words, VERY Apple looking), compared to the original remote which looked almost like a cheap knock-off of an Apple product. It matches my iMac perfectly. Now I just have to get the Magic Mouse and everything will go together quite nicely. I really like a clean look as you can probably tell. I cannot stand mismatched design when it comes to technology. My friends all have stuff like black monitors, beige computer box, grey mouse, red keyboard--you know the kind of mismatched PC look, almost like each piece was collected over time from different alleys around town. My friends come to my place and everything is just beautiful on my desk and this remote is the icing on the cake! That little detail that brings it all together. It's perfect!

    18 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

    • Written by from French Lick

    Works great right out of the box. I use it with a mac book pro and love it. great product

    12 of 17 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic Gadget!!!

    • Written by from KL

    I was looking for a presenter and initially didn't know about the function of an APPLE REMOTE.

    The shopkeeper showed me the REMOTE but told me it won't work on POWERPOINT, but I bought it anyway as I really liked the design.

    As soon as I used it and confirmed that it worked perfectly with my MacBook Pro, I am really impressed!!

    Dont't think APPLE is promoting this gadget enough! ;-)

    16 of 20 people found this useful