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Front Row reworked to resemble Apple TV

One of the 300 new Leopard features that Steve didn't mention is an updated version of Front Row. Specifically, the UI has been rebuilt to look just like that of the Apple TV, so there no more need to install your own skin. From the limited copy on the webpage, we can assume that the functionality...

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Salling Clicker v3.5 brings new Front Row controls, device support and much more

One of the major things I miss about switching away from a Windows Mobile or even Sony Ericsson mobile phone is Salling Clicker - just about the best darn software I've ever seen for controlling your Mac with a mobile phone or PDA. Clicker offers a wide array of customizable controls with which you...

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Skinning Front Row to look like Apple TV

You say your Intel Mac has Apple TV envy? It's understandable, as the Apple TV is suddenly everyone's favorite gadget. Boost its ego a bit with this trick for "skinning" Front Row to make it look more like Apple TV's UI. It's quite simple, really, as it's just a matter of replacing Front Row's...

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rex remote from Sik

All currently shipping Macs (with the exception of the Xserve) come with an Apple Remote free of charge! What a deal. As you know the tiny white Apple Remote lets you control Front Row, and when coupled with some third party apps lets you do even more. Sik looked at the Apple Remote and thought,...

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Access Streaming Music in Front Row

One thing that seems to be missing from Front Row is access to the same streaming media "radio" stations that are in iTunes. Fortunately enough, the guys at EntertainMac have found an easy way to get around this limitation. Basically, all you need to do is drag and drop the m3u streaming playlist...

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Enabling Front Row on your Mac Pro - Bluetooth Mighty Mouse edition

Following up on yesterday's "How to enable Front Row on the Mac Pro" post, Sam Obletz sent us a note alerting us to the fact that the instructions don't work if you're using a Bluetooth Mighty Mouse. Fortunately, Sam included instructions that do work with the Bluetooth Mighty Mouse. The steps trick...

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TUAW Tip: How to enable Front Row on the Mac Pro

MacOSXHints reader posted a tip about how to enable Front Row on your Mac Pro. This trick will get around the problem of no Apple IR remote being detected, which causes Front Row to fail to launch. Front Row is already installed on Mac Pros - it just doesn't work. It just sits there, teasing you......

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Software Update: QuickTime 7.1.3 and Front Row 1.3

Software updates after a Stevenote? 'Natch! Fire up your Software Update, you brave souls, for there are new versions of QuickTime and Front Row. The QuickTime update is 'is an important release that delivers numerous bug fixes and addresses critical security issues. This update is recommended for...

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Back/Center Stage 0.6 released

CenterStage and BackStage make up a dynamic duo which gives FrontRow a run for its money. The free software suite reached version 0.6 today, bringing with it some exciting new features and Intel support. Media management app BackStage got madeover with a new unified UI, while FrontRow-esque...

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EyeTV 2.3 adds Front Row-like menu

Elgato has released a fairly significant update to their EyeTV software that adds a Front Row-like menu UI for interacting with live TV, shows you've recorded and the program guide. Other sites are calling this 'Front Row integration', but I thought that was slightly misleading, as 'integration'...

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Kittens like Front Row

really expensive cat toy was sent in by Brenden, and it is cute and scary all at the same time (I wouldn't like a kitten do that to my new MacBook Pro, but then again I'm a stick in the mud). Before anyone chimes in, I would like to point out two things: This video is really cute. I mean, a...

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Weekend Review: This week's rigs

Each week, we recap the Rigs of the Day that have graced our pages over the past seven days, and crown a "Rig of the Week." Here is the current entry. Reader *nathan asks, "Where did the computer go?" Let's hope he got that thing back together. jasonsewell wow'd us with the 50" TV connected to his...

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Ask TUAW: Where do you put your Apple remote?

"Where's the zapper?!" A time old phrase uttered countless times in countless living rooms across the world, usually accompanied by an expletive or two. Now that Apple has standardized Front Row and bundled a remote with nearly its whole range, Mac mini, MacBook and MacBook Pro owners are also...

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Rig of the Day: I like TV

Flickr user jasonsewell really likes TV. Check out the 50" (yes, fifty) Samsung DLP he's got mounted on his wall, and running FrontRow from a hidden Mac mini. That's fantastic. "Samsung DLP 50" TV" posted by jasonsewell. If you'd like to see your own rig featured here, simply upload photos into our...

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Front Row 1.2.2

The Apple update elves sure have been busy! Not only did they release Quicktime 7.1 (for both Mac and Windows) and a Security Update, but Front Row 1.2.2 is upon us. Here's what is updated in this point release: Fixes a song shuffle bug Front Row no longer says 'Server no found' when...

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