PlugPlayer UPnP iPhone App Offers Some Interesting Functionality

PlugPlayer ScreenshotsIt occurred to me that the Apple iPad has no native, cross-platform media streaming capabilities (a big missed opportunity if you ask me). Being the case, I did a quick search on Google for an iPhone app, since most are compatible with the new iPad, and discovered PlugPlayer (iTunes - $4.99). What's interesting is that [...]

Use Tango to Remotely Control Your Music Player Docked iPod Touch with an iPhone

Tango ScreenshotsFor the person who owns both an iPod Touch and an iPhone, Tango (FB page) may be an app you'll be interested in. Tango enables one to control an iPhone/iPod Touch's music collection with another iPhone/iPod Touch over Wi-Fi. Tango, from just about any room in the house, can show you what's playing, adjust the [...]

Control PC and HTPC Apps Via Your iPhone with Remotely Possible

Remotely Possible iPhone DemoIt seems that just about every month or so we see a new software based remote app for your HTPC — some good, some with limited functionality. Well, here's another one to add to your list. However, judging by the functionality of Remotely Possible, this may be the iPhone / iPod touch HTPC remote app [...]

HomeSeer iPhone HSTouch Client Released

HomeSeer HSTouch iPhone ScreenshotsFolks who already have or are considering a HomeSeer-based home automation system will be happy to learn that they can now manage their devices directly from an iPhone using the company's newly released iPhone HSTouch client. What's more, since HSTouch is IP-enabled, users can manage their home(s) remotely via the app. The new HSTouch iPhone [...]

HAVA Mobile Player for iPhone Released

HAVA Mobile Player ScreenshotsMoonsoon Multimedia is getting in on the iPhone placeshifting action. The company's HAVA Mobile Player app for iPhone / iPod touch has just been approved by Apple and offers users a convenient way to access their home HAVA adapter attached to a cable, satellite, DVD, or TiVo set-top for remote viewing and management. The app [...]

Elgato EyeTV Placeshifting iPhone App Available

Elgato EyeTV iPhone AppMac folks will be happy to learn the Elgato's EyeTV PVR software now, in conjunction with the new EyeTV iPhone app, has the ability to stream both recorded and live TV directly to their iPhone or iPod touch. In addition, users can access the program guide, view program info, and set recordings. According to Elgato, [...]

Apple Adds iPhone / iPod touch Finger Gesture Control to Apple TV

Apple Remote with Apple TV GraphicA while back Apple released the Remote app for iPhone and iPod touch that allowed users to wirelessly control iTunes on their Mac. Now, Apple has added finger gesture control functionality to Apple TV — requires Apple TV software update 2.4 and the latest version of Remote. Another nice feature of Remote, users have the [...]

Simplify Media Releases Simplify Music 2.0 App for iPhone

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWWpiwkSYjI] We covered Simplify Media's original iPhone / iPod touch App back in August of '08 and came away impressed by its ability to stream music from your home Windows / Mac / Linux computer remotely — including music libraries from up to 30 of your friends. Now the developers of Simplify Music [app link] have [...]