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We're no stranger to the idea of audio manufacturers integrating Spotify Connect into their latest products, letting you control playback with a mobile device while the device streams direct from Spotify's servers. Now, though, the tables have been turned…

Spotify Connect is becoming more common. Just this month, Naim introduced Spotify to its Uniti all-in-one players and its range of network players. Onkyo has also added support for the streaming service to its 2014 network-ready AV receivers.

Now, however, you can use the Spotify app on your smartphone or tablet as a remote when you listen to your music on your home computer – a handy addition if you don't want to be be at your desktop every five minutes.

The feature is available to Premium subscribers with Spotify on both their computer and mobile device. Click play on your smartphone/tablet and hit the Connect button in the Now Playing bar to hook up with your desktop.

You'll need the latest version of Spotify for it to work, though. 

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kevin7.1's picture

bye bye remoteless

Looks like it will be bye bye Remoteless app. Oh well, it was good while it lasted. Spotify app is bound to be more stable though.