Remote Control

Satechi has released a new aluminum wireless remote control

Satechi has released a new Bluetooth aluminum wireless remote that claims to make it easy to control music, movies, and videos, all from one small device. It can be used at home to control an HTPC (home theater PC) or be brought to the office to give a presentation, from up to 33 feet away. …

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Singlecue gesture recognition remote control review

Has remote control overload got you down? Would you trade a handful of remotes for your TV, cable box, satellite box, Roku, AV receiver, DVD and more for one universal remote that you can control just by raising your finger? The Singlecue is the touchless remote control of the future. But does it work better …

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AirTurn Duo BT-106 hands-free wireless controller review

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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Taking selfies is easier with this iPhone 6 case with built-in camera remote

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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iPazzPort Air Mouse Bluetooth Mini Wireless Keyboard for Apple TV with Gyroscopic Mouse review

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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This phone case has a built-in remote control for the camera

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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Control your computer from your couch with this remote control on steroids

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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Control your TV with a Pillow

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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Skitterbot – A Bug You Won’t Want to Squash

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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Another Potential iRemote?

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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VooMote ONE – Universal Remote for the iPhone and Touch

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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Logitech Harmony 900 Universal Remote Review

This past holiday season, my wife and I remodeled our basement putting in a relatively nice media room with fancy in-the-wall speakers, A/V receiver, big LCD TV, Blu-ray player, AppleTV, and Nintendo Wii. All of those components having their own remote which adds up to a fair amount of juggling just to do something as …

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