A device used to control another electronic device wirelessly.

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How can I control iOS device from Mac or PC

I would like to take control of my iOS (iPhone mostly) device from my MacBook Pro or Windows, doesn't matter which one. I know that it can be accomplished via Veency, and that's exactly what I need - ...
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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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How can I turn my iPhone into a tv remote control?

Which software/hardware can turn my iPhone into a decent remote control for my TV? (Are there any reviews out there that compare the options?)
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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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Which iOS presentation/slideshow app can be controlled by a Trust Wireless bluetooth remote

I want to use my iPhone (4S) with the VGA adapter to display presentations on a beamer (projector) and control the advancement with a Trust Wireless Remote Control for iPad. The remote works well ...
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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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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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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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Someone keeps hacking into my iPhone remotely, viewing my apps, and logging into my apps. How can I prevent this and see who is doing it?

As my question states, someone is basically getting into my apps on my iPhone remotely. They are able to tell me what apps I have downloaded and who I have contacted through apps. I have changed my ...
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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 (yay) 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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Need help understanding script running at startup? “osascript -e 'tell app \”ARDAgent\“ to do shell script \”say quack\“'”

STEPS TAKEN Logged into Mac this morning Noticed activity and files generated I did not initiate Ran bash history. Attached output below SETTINGS All Sharing was Off Do not use any file sharing ...
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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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Remote access of an iPad display from another iPad

I've got an iPad and I was searching for new applications with new features. Currently I'm searching for an application by that I can remotely access another iPad screen just like Teamviewer. Is ...
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Is there an OS X equivalent to iOS's Remote App?

Is there some equivalent to Apple's (iOS) Remote App for the desktop (running OS X)? I.e. some – preferably small – application to control an iTunes instance which is running on another Mac? Maybe ...
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Can the mid-2010 Macbook be used with the Apple Remote?

I know that the remote works with units that have an IR sensor. The system profile has listings for hardware that both is and is not installed but, I don't see a listing for an IR unit.
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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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Grant acces for accounting software to other mac in the network

On computer 1 I got an accounting software that I would like for computer 2 to run trough the local network but the database from the accounting software should be stored in computer 1? Can I give ...
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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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Best setup for Remote Logic and Back to My Mac

I have two iMacs and a Mac Mini which are always on, and I would like to be able to log into any one of these remotely. I have iCloud and Back to My Mac enabled on all three, but it seems they only ...
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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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Remote control Apple TV from MacBook

I need a program to remote control my (new) Apple TV from my macbook. I know I can control it from my iPhone using Remote. Does exists a similar software for mac osx? I want to be able to watch ...
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Unpair apple remote from Apple TV

I want to un-pair the silver remote that came with the Apple TV (3rd Gen) so that I can use it exclusively with my Macbook Pro. Is there a way to do that? Please help. Note: I have tried using those ...
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Any Way to Remotely Control (or at Least View) an iPad without Jailbreaking?

There must be thousands of people in the same situation as me, so I find it hard to believe there isn't a solution. But I've looked all over and have come up dry. My elderly Dad got an iPad and is ...
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How to use control key with remote access app using an iPad and bluetooth keyboard?

I use Apple Bluetooth keyboard with iPad. It works well, but the control key doesn't work with remote access program such as iSSH, Remoter VNC, LogMeIn and Remoter VNC. In order to use control key ...
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Remote control Pandora iPhone app from Mac

I'm trying to replace my Sonos system with old iphones. I can stream Pandora with the iphone app but also want to be able to control the music remotely from my Mac. Is there a way of doing that?
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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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Remote control from one iDevice to another iDevice

So what I'm trying to achieve is using my iPad 2 as a media player and I want to be able to control it from my iPhone so I can leave it playing music/movies and I can control the volume, play and ...
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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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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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Remote not working on new iMac

My shiny new late 2012 iMac arrived, but I can't seem to get it to respond to my Apple Remote. I tried searching the System Preferences to see if out if the box it was paired to another remote, but ...
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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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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 ...
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How do I make my Mac stop responding to an Apple remote?

I've got a MacBook running OS X 10.5 and an Apple TV sitting next to each other. The remote for the Apple TV is being picked up by the MacBook. I want it to only control the Apple TV.
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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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Can I use my iPhone as a “remote” for my iPad?

iPhones and iPads both have several apps aimed to be remotes for the PC/Mac -- mostly geared towards specific apps. That's not what I'm asking about. I'm interested in any way of using my iPad and ...
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Pair remote ipad app with apple tv 2 that has no home sharing enabled and no hardware remote

The hardware apple tv2 remote is lost again. And I cannot find it this time. :(. I had reset apple tv2 earlier and forgot to turn on home sharing. To make matters worse, I had setup a fixed ip for my ...