Archive for October, 2005

Controlling Front Row with a Keyspan remote

Tuesday, October 25th, 2005

Front Row’s keyboard navigability is good news for users of third-party remotes, such as the Keyspan Express Remote, Presentation remote, or DMR. With some simple keystroke assignments and a two-line AppleScript, these remotes can fully replicate the Apple Remote experience.
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Front Row Key Commands

Tuesday, October 25th, 2005

Although Front Row is designed for use with the Apple Remote, it’s easy to control it with the keyboard as well. For those of you who may be interested, I’ve compiled this list of keyboard shortcuts for Front Row.
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Apple’s Front Row: first impressions

Sunday, October 23rd, 2005

With details on the Internet about Apple’s new Front Row application slow coming, I visited the Apple Store myself to get a hands-on look. Overall, it’s a very promising extension of the iPod paradigm into the living room, and I’m eager to see it come to other Macs. I also found some interesting quirks and puzzles.
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