After Android, Squeezebox app comes to iOS

Logitech's app, which lets users control their Squeezebox players from an iPhone or iPad, is available in Apple's App Store for free. An Android version was released last month.

Squeezebox Controller running on the iPhone.
Squeezebox Controller running on the iPhone. Logitech

Logitech has finally launched its Squeezebox Controller app for iOS-based devices, it announced in a blog post yesterday.

The Squeezebox Controller for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch connects to users' Squeezebox player over their home wireless network. Users can choose music, customize tracks, and search for content from the app. According to Logitech, all the features available to users in their players are included in the app.

The launch of the Squeezebox Controller app for iOS-based devices comes a month after the company launched the program in the Android Market . Like the iOS option, Logitech's Android app gives users total control over the company's line of Squeezebox devices.

Logitech offers a range of Squeezebox players, including the Radio and Duet, which allow users to stream music content throughout the home. They also include access to Pandora, Slacker, and other music-streaming services.

The Squeezebox Radio is a favorite of the CNET Reviews team. In 2009, the device earned four of five stars, receiving high marks for the amount of content available and user-friendliness. It retails for $179.99, though savvy shoppers can get it for less online.

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