Remote Control

sideclick-roku-6

I enjoy using my Roku for watching Netflix and Amazon Prime movies and TV shows. If you would have asked me a few weeks ago if I could think of something to make the Roku better than it is, I wouldn't have been able to come up with any ideas. That's until I saw the [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews
airturn-duo-4

When I play music on my ukulele, I'm usually doing so in front of my computer, which I use to display the sheet music. I have a large collection of songs that are in .PDF and .TXT formats. There's one problem that I have been trying to solve for a long time, how to flip [...]

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Posted in: Music Gear, Reviews
nifti-iphone-6-selfie-case

The nifti iPhone 6 Selfie Case with Bluetooth Remote Shutter Button makes taking selfies easier.  With the camera remote, you don't have to worry jiggling the camera while you touch the on-screen shutter button after you get everything nicely framed.  Of course, since the remote will work from up to 30 feet away, you can [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Cases and Covers, iOS, News
ipazzport-bluetooth-remote-for-apple-tv-1

We have an Apple TV, and we love watching programming with it.   In keeping with the Apple design ethic, the device and its remote are both sleek and minimal.  Despite only having two buttons and a 5-way navigation control, the remote works well for selecting and controlling programming - until you need to enter [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, Reviews
selfy-phone-case-2

iLuv has created a new product category called "PROTECHnology by combining outstanding protection with intuitive technology."  These Selfy cases not only protect your phone with a dual layer of shock-absorbing TPU and impact-resistant polycarbonate, but they incorporate a wireless remote control for the camera's phone.  You'll be able to take pictures and videos with you [...]

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Posted in: Android, Cases and Covers, iOS, News
eblue-webtv1

The E-Blue Web@TV Wireless Keyboard Touchpad with Remote Control from Brando is a handheld remote for your computer that has every feature you could ever want in a remote. It supports Windows 8, Android, Mac, and PlayStation 3, allowing you to surf the web from your couch on your big screen TV or control a [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, Computer Gear, News
sphero2

Last Winter Dave and his son (AKA The Gadgeteer Kid) reviewed the Sphero ball, which they found fun to play with, but were not convinced that it was worth the $130 price tag. A new version of this remote controlled toy has just been announced - the Sphero 2.0. What's different? It's now 2x faster [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, News
nanoblimp

If remote controlled helicopters, planes and cars no longer give you a thrill, you should check out the NanoBlimp from Plantraco. This tiny blimp kit comes with a standard party balloon and a gondola that has 3 motors/propellers that you can control for navigation. Also included is a two-stick proportional transmitter/charger and 10 latex balloons. [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, News
Desk Pet TankBot

One of my all-time favorite adult toys is the Plantraco Desktop Rover (I have the 'pre-laser tag' version, and sadly, they do not seem to sell this anymore. I liked it because it was a device I could play with on a desktop (hence the clever name) and imagine it being a Mars rover, or [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, Reviews

One of the common challenges in the living room is to find the remote control. What if we could use our hands to control the TV, then we would always have a remote control in hand. This is the technology that PrimeSense is trying to drive. We know PrimeSense as the technology behind Xbox Kinect. [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News

Kymera Magic Wand Review

Kyemra-Wand

  Since becoming part of team here at The-Gadgeeter, I've had the chance to review some fantastic gadgets.  However, this has to be one of the coolest gadgets I've ever had the privilege of reviewing. It's called the Kymera Magic Wand, from The Wand Company, which is a true work of art.  Not only does it look [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, Reviews
pillow-remote

We've seen TV remote controls with touch screens, voice control, and shaped like a magic wand, but I don't think we've ever seen a remote control in a pillow before. The Pillow Remote Control from Brookstone is a soft Brown sofa pillow that can control up to 6 different home theater devices. It has easy [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News
skitterbot

I had the opportunity to see the Skitterbot in action last February when I attended the International Toy Fair in NYC. The Skitterbot is a small bug shaped robot that is crazy fast. It can travel at one foot per second. You can control the Skitterbot with the 5 function remote that includes controls for [...]

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Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

Another Potential iRemote?

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Though no official word has been made, FCC filings were recently unveiled, illustrating another potential remote control replacement for the iPhone or iPod touch. Startup company, Zelfy, filed plans for a product called "Peel."  Images show a small IR port that connects to your wireless router.  After downloading the "Peel" app to either your iPhone [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, iOS, News
voomote1

Do you subscribe to the philosophy of one device to rule them all? Would you use your iPhone to control your home theater equipment? Zero1.tv is hoping that you think that way and will consider purchasing their soon to be released VooMote ONE. The VooMote ONE is a sled type dock that accommodates any generation [...]

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