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Old 13-07-2011, 06:47   #1
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So, I've Got the Router . . . Can I . . .

My computer skills are about a 5 on the 1 to 10 scale. I have a router aboard to share Internet. When outside signal coverage, I've been shutting it down.

I use an iPad as a plotter, and commonly play music through the little tinny speaker. The thought occurred to me that I might be able to use the iPad to control the main computer below (which is connected to the stereo) to play tunes through the big speakers. Problem is I have no idea how to set that up.

Any suggestions?
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Old 13-07-2011, 07:08   #2
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Look for software like TightVNC that will run on both your iPad and PC.
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Put itunes on the main computer, use the app called "remote" from the app store.
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Put itunes on the main computer, use the app called "remote" from the app store.
exactly, but even better is to start using streaming audio, like with a Logitec Squeezebox system. You get remote control by getting the app from the app-store, of which iPeng is the best imo.

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Perfect! got the app... took a little firewall tweaking, but all is good! Thanks!
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