Apple's 'Remote' Updated for iTunes 8.1

Apple has updated Remote [App Store, Free], their iPhone and iPod touch application for controlling music on computers or Apple TVs, to version 1.2. According to Apple, the new update offers bug fixes and adds compatibility with the forthcoming iTunes 8.1.

Initially launched with iTunes 7.7 in June 2008, Remote added playlist editing in September and currently offers the following features:

- Control the music on iTunes or Apple TV
- See the album artwork on your Remote
- Create Genius playlists
- Create and edit playlists in iTunes
- Search your whole iTunes library
- Control your AirTunes speakers