Well as with any new release of an apple product, everyone seems to show renewed interest in controlling the electronics with their iPhone or iPad.
Many companies have built products around this task. RTI offers a fully customizable app when paired with a XP series processor. In short order, they will offer a companion remote as well, with the commonly used hard buttons. RTI provides one of our favorite platforms, as when it is programmed and designed correctly it is nearly bullet proof.
While the iPhone 4S release left some disappointed, this was a positive upgrade for an already established phone and platform that just works, offers a certain elegance and is still the benchmark with which many other phone designers are comparing against. Stay Tuned for more on this devloping story.