Apple today announced Apple Remote Desktop 3, the third generation of the company’s award-winning desktop management software. Building on Mac OS X 10.4 innovations such as Spotlight, Dashboard and Automator, Apple Remote Desktop 3 is a Universal application optimized to take advantage of the power of Intel-based Macs with more than 50 new features that deliver improvements in software distribution, asset management and remote assistance. Apple Remote Desktop 3 carries a suggested retail price of US$299.