Apple Remote

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  • Overview

    Apple Remote with iPod and iPhone

    If you connect your iPod to a home stereo, powered speakers, or TV set, the Apple Remote lets you experience your songs, slideshows, and more from across the room. Plug your iPod into the Apple Universal Dock and choose a playlist, slideshow, or video. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy. Ready to move on to the next song? No need to get up. Just press the Next button on the Apple Remote. Getting a call on your iPhone? Press Pause, then pick up where you left off.

    Apple Remote with Mac

    The Apple Remote gives you total command of your music, photos, videos, and DVDs from anywhere in the room. Turn up the volume. Shuffle. Skip to the next chapter on your DVD. Play a slideshow, a home movie you made in iMovie, even a movie trailer.

    Keep in mind, Apple TV can only connect to one remote at a time. If you wish to play multiple player games, you’ll need an iOS device or controller.

    What’s in the Box

    Apple Remote

    Battery (CR 2032)

    User Guide

  • Apple TV Models

    • Apple TV (3rd generation)
    • Apple TV (2nd generation)
  • 2.0 Average
    2 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      I hate this remote

      Hate isn't a strong enough word for this silver devil stick. It constantly gets lost among covers, pillows, and cushions. Way too small for anyone to try and ke Hate isn't a strong enough word for this silver devil stick. It constantly gets lost among covers, pillows, and cushions. Way too small for anyone to try and keep track of. If I could add up the hours of my life I've spent looking for it in the couch cushions, I could have solved several world problems. I can't wait til the next new technology makes my Apple TV and its devil child spawn remote obsolete. I'm going to destroy this stupid thing...if I can find it. For now I'll just buy a new one to replace the one that's currently AWOL. So annoyed.....

      • Written by Kim C from Fairfax

      218 of 268 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?I hate this remote

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Apple TV Remote

      I have four Apple remotes for my apple tv's and three of the four Apple remotes have failed when trying to use the up button on the remote. Three of my Apple T I have four Apple remotes for my apple tv's and three of the four Apple remotes have failed when trying to use the up button on the remote. Three of my Apple TV remotes up button stopped working. I will be taking them back to the store this morning and hopefully Apple will provide me with three new Apple TV remotes. The fact that 3 of my 4 Apple TV remotes up button doesn't work tells me it is an Apple design flaw or the batch of Apple TV remotes I received shouldn't have passed quality control.

      • Written by Jason L from PHOENIX

      118 of 132 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Apple TV Remote

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Trendy design over functionality

      As usual, Apple scores on trendy design. But the thing has never worked right. The right/forward button has never worked properly since the day we opened the bo As usual, Apple scores on trendy design. But the thing has never worked right. The right/forward button has never worked properly since the day we opened the box. Finally after a year of sticky/intermittent functioning of that button we pried the thing apart (another annoying thing about Apple is they make all their products impossible to get into and fix). We discovered some sort of sticky glue over top of a button that wasn't seated correctly that could not be repaired. While I understand that manufacturing glitches happen, that is not my only issue with this remote. Like another user stated -- by removing all the buttons to have the "coolest" looking remote on the market, Apple has given us a remote that is a headache to use. Constant scrolling, tedious, takes too much time. Yes, our regular TV and video remotes and Comcast remotes are hugely clunky by comparison, but they aren't nearly as annoying to use.

      • Written by Renee G from Nevada City

      88 of 100 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Trendy design over functionality

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Junk

      It would seem Apple is very embarrassed by the reviews of the Apple TV "Touch" remote. Every time I hit "PREVIEW" it responds with, "Some words in your revie It would seem Apple is very embarrassed by the reviews of the Apple TV "Touch" remote. Every time I hit "PREVIEW" it responds with, "Some words in your review cannot be published. Please revise your review." I have tried 7 times to post my review with no luck. This remote design is sooo bad maybe AppleCupertino also needs a ‘kink room’. So they can beat the guy who designed this useless "touch" remote

      • Written by Neil T from Victoria

      Is this review useful?Junk

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Horrible design

      I can’t believe Apple would release such a peace of j*nk

      • Written by Eli V from CALGARY

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Horrible design

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Evil Does Exist!!!!

      The "touch" Apple remote is actually the spawn of evil!!!! I have never seen such a disfunctional piece of garbage in all of my life. I am more than certain t The "touch" Apple remote is actually the spawn of evil!!!! I have never seen such a disfunctional piece of garbage in all of my life. I am more than certain that Steve Jobs is rolling over in his grave over this colossal embarrassment to his company!!!! I am sure that if Steve were with us now, a lot of people would be fired over the design and lack of functionality of this product. Using this remote makes me so angry that I swear like trucker every single time I use it!!!! For the love of God and humanity....PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE fix this thing before total anarchy breaks out!!!!!! I gave it one star only because I feel sorry for Steve that he could not be here to ensure that the public receives quality Apple products.

      • Written by Bonnie G from Phoenix

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Evil Does Exist!!!!

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