[mythtv-users] MyMote iPhone Remote Control For Mythtv

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu May 1 14:28:10 UTC 2008

On May 1, 2008, at 7:06 AM, Chase Douglas wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've been developing an iPhone application for remotely controlling
> Mythtv. Here's some of its features:
> * Detects Mythtv backends using UPnP, and frontends from the backend
> settings
> * Detects current location of frontend (in a menu, playing a
> recording, in program guide, etc.) and shows only the remote buttons
> you want to see for each location
> * Allows for dynamically editing buttons in each location by moving
> and enlarging/shrinking buttons and by removing or adding buttons
> using a button picker dialog
> * A program guide that can be zoomed in or out and panned around
> * Channel icons in program guide
> * Clicking on a program lists program details and allows for switching
> to the channel

Curious as to why you chose to develop a native app instead of a web- 
based one that would be useful to more than just the iPhone/iPod Touch  
like this one:

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