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Remote Buddy 1.0 goes final

June 11, 2007 - Added to Press Release, Update
JUNE 11, 2007 - NUREMBERG, GERMANY

After almost exactly a year of development, IOSPIRIT GmbH is excited to announce the release of the final version 1.0 of Remote Buddy, its software for completely controlling Macs via remotes.

Previously released preview versions of Remote Buddy have already won the MacGeneration Award 2006 in the category "Best use of Apple® technologies", have received top grades in numerous tests and uncounted love declarations from its users, who have downloaded more than 200.000 copies of Remote Buddy to date.

The most important news since the last preview release:

  • English online help

  • Switch between virtual mouse and controlling presentations with a single button press

  • Improved movie library (a built-in VIDEO_TS launcher) with support for network volumes

  • The context menus of Behaviours can now be configured via drag and drop as well

  • Further improved efficiency in using system resources

  • Numerous detail improvements and fixes

Two demo videos are available on the Remote Buddy website, giving you a first overview of what is possible with this product. A complete and detailed list of changes is available at http://www.iospirit.com/remotebuddy/releasenotes/ .

Using Remote Buddy, users can fully control any Mac® using an Apple® Remote, Keyspan™ Express, Keyspan™ DMR, Keyspan™ RF Remote for Front Row, Griffin AirClick USB, Wii™ Remote, SiK™ Rex™, a number of Bluetooth® enabled mobile phones or a keyboard. At Mac® Expo in Paris, Remote Buddy has received the MacGeneration Award 2006 in the category "Best use of Apple® Technologies" for its innovative use of the latest technologies.

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