Apple Adds Genius Playlists to Remote App

Apple has updated their Remote application for the iPhone and iPod Touch to version 1.1 [App Store]. The free application adds remote control capabilities for both iTunes and your Apple TV through your local Wi-Fi network connection. For the Apple TV, it acts primarily as a media browser, allowing you to search, browse and playback both music and video.

Existing features includedl:

- Control the music on iTunes or Apple TV
- See the album artwork on your Remote
- Search your whole iTunes library
- Control your AirTunes speakers

The 1.1 update adds:

- Create Genius playlists
- Create and edit playlists in iTunes