can i get apple remote?

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Hi,

I noticed my friends mac book has a remote and a very cool program to go with it where he can open itunes etc.

i have a g5 mac os 10.3.9 with no built in bluetooth but was wondering if i could have it set up...

can i use a bluetooth usb dongle i have?

will i need to pay for the program?

thanks alot!

Perry Powling
 

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The Apple Remote is designed to work with Mac models that have an Infrared (IR) receiver, it does not use Bluetooth. I'm not sure if there is an aftermarket solution to add an IR receiver to a Mac, but I'd imagine that it wouldn't be easy to get working with an Apple Remote, which was designed specifically to be used with an Apple Remote-equipped model.
 
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if your mac did not come with a remote, it probably wont work with a remote. if its front row u want, you can always download front row enabler and then open it using command esc
 
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thanks for all your help,

i dont think i can have the official remote without 10.4 etc but looking on apple you can get an alternative type that runs with airport but i am buying one on ebay made by griffin for £20! that needs no airport!

cheers again
 

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