A device used to control another electronic device wirelessly.

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Is it possible to use the Apple IR Remote with other computers having an IR port?

I'd like the shiny aluminum remote so much that I'd like to use it for everything. Is it possible to use it as a remote for a PC controlling e.g. PowerPoint or a music player, like I can do with a PC ...
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Blocking/Disabling network connections remotely without losing remote access

I have a Windows 7 computer accessing an El Capitan Mac remotely via TeamViewer (a VNC program) While I'm remotely controlling this computer, I need to disable the internet (equivalent of disabling ...
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Why does my remote filesystem (mounted using OSXFuse) keep unmounting itself?

I am using OSXFuse to make my remote filesystem appear as a local folder on OS X (as per https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-sshfs-to-mount-remote-file-systems-over-ssh): ...
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Remote Access from Windows to Mac

I am interested in using Xcode, but don't currently own a Mac and my dad owns many, but lives far away. What is the best way of remotely accessing his newest Mac running OSX 10.11 so that I can use it ...
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Apple Remote controlling iPhone

I am trying to connect an Apple TV remote to my iPhone so I can test my application with the remote. But I can not find anything that shows how to connnect the devices together. Does the remote ...
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Pair Apple TV 4th gen remote with MacBook Pro

What the title says, I've looked it up but the instructions where for the old Apple TV remote (press menu and next for 5 secs) so how do I do it with the new remote? Thanks
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Is iPhone being remotely accessed?

On a consistent basis, I try to close any open apps to save battery life. I close the apps by double clicking the home screen button & then swipe the apps upward on the touchscreen to close. ...
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Where can I find recorded video in teamviewer

I am using Teamviewer 10 in Mac OS X El Capitan and the auto record is enabled in remote control. Now when I connected to remote machine, it shows recording symbol but not able to find recorded files ...
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Apple TV 4th Gen - How to Sleep / Power Off with Third Party Remote

My new Apple TV (4th generation) is connected to a HDMI matrix and distributed to multiple locations in my house simulatanous. I leave the original Siri remote (with the track-pad) in the living room ...
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How to pause and fast forward laptop streaming video using iphone or ipad

I like to watch streaming video (NBA League Pass) on a web browser on my laptop (a mac), which is plugged into my TV. I would like to pause and fast forward without getting out of my chair, but the ...
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Can I use a PlayStation 3 or 4 controller with a 4th gen AppleTV?

Does anyone have experience pairing and using an official Sony PlayStation 3 or 4 controller with the 4th gen Apple TV?
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Remote Desktop over VPN

Hope someone can help me with this. I use MS RDC and to be able to connect to my windows terminal I must be on VPN. So I've enabled "Send all traffic over VPN connection" in my network settings (OSX ...
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“Remote Desktop Client” updated, but NOT installed

I just purchased a used iMac yesterday. Today, the app store updated "Apple Remote Desktop Client". I can not find an app called that in my app folder. Could it be hidden? Could this be used to 'spy' ...
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What if someone knows my iPhone passcode (not simple passcode) & restriction passcode?

Lets say I was just taking a walk or was in a train or a bus. I had to unlock my iPhone with passcode there and use the restriction passcode. Somehow a person saw me entering the passcode and I ...
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i forgot my password and it is now blocked how do I erase and restore if my iphone5c is offline?

I was half asleep when I changed the password into a 4-digit code, until my son tried all passwords ever used and found it disabled after several tries. I can't use itunes to connect to the phone as ...
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Using mouse from OSX host on iOS device

Is it possible to use a mouse connected to OSX computer at iOS device. Assume I have a Mac Mini and iPad on same WiFi network. I have a USB mouse connected to Mac Mini. Is there an option to use this ...
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How to share Back to my Mac across different Apple IDs?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to remotely get into my family's iMac from my MacBook Pro as needed while I'm away. An internet search taught me that Back to my Mac was the thing, but that only ...
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Add admin account remotely

So I need to add an admin account to multiple macs remotely. All of these macs already have an admin account (so we want to add an additional admin account) and they are bound to AD (worth mentioning ...
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Is there an app that allows me to control my Mac using a third-party (Samsung) IR remote, without buying any external hardware?

I just moved to a new area and have not yet received a set-top box from my TV provider. However, my provider - Comcast - lets me stream most of my channels over an Internet connection, which I do ...
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How to use old Apple remote with Apple TV

I have an old white infrared Apple remote for a 2008 Macbook. I lost my apple TV remote and can't get passed the setup screen. I can see that the Macbook remote is noticed by the Apple TV because the ...
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Using iPhone as Remote Video Camera

I am hoping to use my iPhone to record some videos while horse riding. I am hoping there is a way to operate the video recording function remotely so that I can have the iPhone sat on a tripod and ...
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Can I control audio/vibrate/DND on iOS remotely?

I have 2 iPad minis and an iPhone 6+. Sometimes I like to hear the "ding" of a message or mail, sometimes I dont. Its a pain to go to each device to change the settings. Is it possible to set a ...
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Apple Watch Remote Old iPhone

My setup is as follows: I have the Apple Watch on my wrist, and I have an old iPhone 4s with iOS 8.4 sitting on a docking station Can I control the music playing through the iPhone through the ...
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Project screencast of a Mac on remote controlled second computer

I have 2 Macs (which I'll call A and B) and a video-projector. Mac B is connected to the video-projector. I want to show on the video-projector the screen of Mac A but the video-projector is too far ...
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Is it possible to control Quicktime Player “Movie Recording” start/pause/re-start with Apple TV remote?

I want to record a video using Quicktime Player via File > New Movie Recording. I can start the recording by clicking the record button, and I can pause the recording by option+clicking the record ...
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OS X remote sharing without needing to install an app on the client

My clients have OS X (as I do) but have trouble installing the GoToMyPC app, and indeed, any apps — TeamViewer requires that the client install their app, too. Is there a remote management/screen ...
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Can't access root from remote desktop when root is already logged in

I can access all users even root using remote desktop from Windows to Mac with the TightVNC Viewer. The problem is trying to access root from my PC when someone in Mac already logged in root, then ...
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Private WiFi network between OSX and Android

I want to use a remote control app for presentations I'm giving offsite, using my Android phone as a remote for my MacBook. (the software is Unified Remote) I have no guarantee that I can access a ...
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Apple Remote Management access denied to client in os x 10.10.2

Since we've converted one client machine to Mavericks 10.10.2 I get 'Access Denied' even though all the settings appear to be correct. Is it possible they put something on the machine to prevent ARD ...
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Control iPod Touch music playback from computer [duplicate]

I have a 4th Gen iPod Touch that I don't really use any more. I also have a nice, but aging hi-fi system where the CD player is starting to fail. I'd like to connect the headphone jack on the iPod to ...
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OS X Yosemite shares browser tabs between two different Macs, although iCloud-Safari is turned off

Yesterday I got crazy with a very special behavior of two of our iMacs (running with the latest Yosemite). If you open a browser Tab in Safari or Chrome on the first iMac, it automatically opens in ...
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How can I look more “hi-tech” with Apple devices in a presentation?

I will do a VERY IMPORTANT presentation to a company. I will sell my products and the result of this can, literally, change my life. So, I was thinking: how can I cause a really good impress using ...
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Sharing Mac mini with monitor in another room. (also bluetooth keyboard/mouse with second monitor)

My 2012 Mac mini/thunderbolt are in one room I want to sit in another room and work on the Mac mini. I have a second monitor and bluetooth keyboard accessories. I do not want to set up a second ...
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Can I find out if my employer is snooping on me?

I work at a large university and have a computer supplied by my employer. There is apparently some sort of remote management that the help desk can use if I call them and accept their request to log ...
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Remote access with laptop cover down

Can someone log on to my laptop if the cover is down? I thought by closing the cover it disconnected the internet.
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Am I being monitored?

I have a few questions to ask regarding the parental controls. I have a MacBook Pro OS X version 10.9.4. and it was bought by my ex to help me with my medical schooling. We’re no longer together. ...
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screen sharing from Windows to Mac over LAN

What software do I need to install / use on a Windows box to be able to remote desktop into OSX locally on LAN? Versions don't matter really, but to be specific: OSX 10.7.5, with "VNC viewers may ...
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Control of iPod Touch from Android

I'm trying to revive my iPod Touch 4s running 6.1.6 as a media hub, but I cannot find a suitable software to remotely control music reproduction FROM an Android device. I would prefer to control the ...
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How can I trigger my iPhone's alarm on receipt of an SMS message?

I want to give certain people the ability to wake me up by sending an SMS message (e.g. "Wake Up!") to me, even when Do Not Disturb is on. Is there a utility that makes this possible, or an app that ...
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Double-click headphone button to change track function

When listening to music on iTunes on my MacBook Air running OS 10.9, I am able to double-click the center headphone button to change track. I am wondering if it is possible to replicate this ...
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MS Remote Desktop Issuessss

While using Wi-Fi at work I'm able to use the remote desktop just fine to access the computers at work. When on any other network I'm unable to connect remotely. By the way the computer that I am ...
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Binding DualShock 4 button to AppleScript?

I setup a dualshock 4 (PS4) controller to work with my Mac Mini for XBMC, which can play games on emulators like SNES9x. The issue I'm having though, is that when I want to quit the game/emulator that ...
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How to disable the play button of an Apple Remote in OSX?

I sometimes accidentally hit the play/pause button of my Apple Remote while Keynote was in show mode, closing the active presentation. Therefore, I would like to disable the play/pause button; either ...
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remote “desktop mouse” with Magic trackpad emulator for iPad or Mac Book

I would like to control my desktop Mac with a Magic trackpad or Magic mouse "emulation". I have an iPad and an Macbook Air too. So my questions are: There are some iPad App to emulate a Magic ...
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Control iPad with iPhone (Netflix in particular) [duplicate]

I have searched all over the internet for an answer to this question and have not found anything. Basically, my iPad is connected to my TV in my room and I don't want to have to get up every time a ...
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How to install an Adobe app from another Mac using Remote Disc?

I recently deleted some Adobe files & now when I try to reinstall Photoshop Elements I get the error message: "installer failed to initialize." Adobe is no help at all. I can't restore the ...
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Control and see iPhone from Mac with broken iPhone screen

My iPhone screen broke, I can't see anything anymore. But I know it's still working because plugging to my mac syncs it with iTunes. Is there a tool I can use to see my screen on the mac, control it, ...
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Allow access to a single application only when accessing remotely

I have a Mac mini which I normally use as remote desktop with my friends. Usually my mates only use a single application (e.g. Safari). In order to make my pc private (to me only) I want to disable ...
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Use a TV remote with my MacBook Pro

Does there exist any software that will let me use my TV remote (i.e., not the standard Apple remote) to control my MacBook Pro? The MacBook Pro is an early 2011 model running the latest 10.9.2 ...
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Other physical remote options for a Mac (not an iPhone or iPad)

I reassigned the buttons on my Apple remote with BetterTouchTool to fire off hot keys on my Mac. I then taught my universal remote the Apple remote buttons. This works perfectly, except that Apple's ...