“If you’ve purchased a Mac recently, you probably have an Apple Remote. This nifty little device allows you to enter Apple’s Front Row interface and control your Mac from afar. It’s common knowledge that you can use your Apple Remote to play music, watch movies, and flip through pictures. This all comes in very handy, especially when you use your Mac as a full-blown entertainment center,” Stephen Korecky reports for Macinstruct.
“What you might not know is that you can also use your remote to put your Mac to sleep, present a Keynote presentation, and lock your Mac.,” Korecky reports.
Korecky covers the following:
• After a Long Day, It’s Time to Go to Sleep
• Keynote + Apple Remote = Seamless Presentation
• Booting Up with the Apple Remote
• Flip Through Your iPhotos
• Trick the Tricksters
• Replace Your Apple Remote’s Battery
Full article here.