Apple releases iTunes 7.7

Apple released iTunes 7.7 on Thursday, adding support for the iPhone 3G and the iTunes App Store.

This version of iTunes also adds support for the new Remote application for the iPhone and iPod touch, available on the App Store, which allows those devices to control iTunes remotely. You can control the music on iTunes or Apple TV, see the album artwork on your remote, search your iTunes library and control your AirTunes speakers.

Of course, you also have the normal functionality of a remote including play, pause, skip and shuffle. According to Apple remote works over Wi-Fi, so you can control your music anywhere in your house. The iTunes update also lets you purchase applications from the App Store, but you'll have to wait for the release of iPhone Software 2.0.

The 47.9MB download, available via Software Update or direct download.

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