What is it: Music Remote for Logitech Squeezebox
iPeng is just what it says above, a remote control for the excellent range of Logitech Squeezebox music streamers (see my review of the Squeezebox for more information).
Surely the various Squeezeboxes come with their own remote ... Read review
"...they? Yes, they do but iPeng and the iPhone (iPod Touch, iPad) are just perfect partners for controlling your Squeezebox, infinitely better than the standard physical button-type remotes that come with some Squeezeboxes and even though I haven't used one, I hear this works better than the Squeezebox Duet touchscreen controller too.
Linking your iPhone to your Squeezebox is very easy (unlike some similar apps I've heard about, although I haven't ..."
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Manufacturer's product description
This is iPeng, the Music Remote for the Logitech® Squeezeboxtm. It's a remote control application that gives you control over your music all over your home with your iPhone or iPod touch. Easy and Fast to Use * Building on the iPhone's user friendly interface, iPeng offers an intuitive user interface. * iPeng's functionality is optimized for speed of use guaranteeing long-term fun. * Built-in Tutorials now help you to learn iPeng's operation. Explore Your Music Library (1) * Browse your own Files by categories like Albums, Artists, Genres or simply Search for your Music. * Access additional functionality for your music through Context Menus Explore Remote Services * You get Access to a whole world of Internet Radio * Access Music Services like Rhapsodytm and Napstertm and have control over them as if they were in your own library * Access additional Squeezeboxtm Apps (2) Get Full Control Over Your Squeezebox Players * iPeng's MultiPlayer control offers a unique capability to manage and control all your players in one place. * Have direct access to Power/Volume for each connected player * Group players to synchronized groups. Jointly control playback and volume for these groups and move players between them using Drag and Drop or a Toolbar. * Power all players in a group off with a single click when you leave. * Move Players between Music Sources * Have access to all Squeezebox features through the Player Context Menu: Alarms, Sleep, Shuffle&Repeat Settings and many more Manage What's Currently Playing *View, save, change and rearrange your current playlist. *Get context information on the currently playing song/station or on other songs in the current playlist Use 3rd Party Plugins (3) *iPeng supports a growing number of 3rd party plugins for Squeezeboxtm *Customize your library through CustomBrowse *Rate Tracks and browse by statistics with TrackStat *Get album and artist information with AlbumReview and Biography *Use 3rd party radio plugins like AlienBBC, NPR Radio and others *And many more... Use MySqueezebox.com *iPeng doesn't require a server to operate your Squeezebox, it also supports Logitech's MySqueezbox.com online service. iPeng is available in English language only but most of the language used in the application will use the Music Source's language setting and text. iPeng requires one or more Squeezeboxtm or any compatible hard- or software player. Squeezeboxtm is a trademark of Logitech (1)Requires SqueezeCenter (from V 7.0) or Squeezebox Server (7.4, recommended) available for free from www.logitechsqueezebox.com. (2)With Squeezebox Server 7.4 or MySqueezebox.com (3)Installation of 3rd party plugins in SqueezeCenter required