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You can own a remote control fire-breathing dragon that flies at 70mph, no really

You can own a remote control fire-breathing dragon that flies at 70mph, no really

By 25 March 2014

A fire breathing remote control dragon that flies at 70mph, via a jet engine, can be owned for mere money. No need to vanquish anything, be Dragonborn or even a Game of Thrones cast member. What will be needed, however, is $60,000 (£36,360). Sounds a... >>

Xbox One Media Remote outed by Amazon, expected in early March

Xbox One Media Remote outed by Amazon, expected in early March

By 13 February 2014

Microsoft's media-intensive Xbox One is about to get a Media Remote to make playback of audio and video a little easier. Media Remote accessory sat on Amazon Canada's web pages for a few moments on Wednesday, before being pulled, giving us a quick taste... >>

Xbox One does carry Logitech Harmony remote compatibility

Xbox One does carry Logitech Harmony remote compatibility

By 25 November 2013

Logitech has announced its line of all-in-one Harmony remotes has been updated with added ability to control the new Xbox One. The company revealed on its blog that it has been working with Microsoft to ensure compatibility with the new console.  "We’ve... >>

Logitech Harmony Ultimate and Smart Control bring Android and iPhone apps, more control options

Logitech Harmony Ultimate and Smart Control bring Android and iPhone apps, more control options

By 16 April 2013

Logitech has launched two new Harmony universal remote controls, bringing a host of new options, including iPhone and Android integration, as well as Philips Hue lighting control. Both the new devices - the top-tier Harmony Ultimate and the Harmony Smart... >>

Logitech selling off Harmony remote division amid disappointing Q3 earnings

Logitech selling off Harmony remote division amid disappointing Q3 earnings

By 24 January 2013

Logitech has announced plans to sell off its Harmony remote and digital video security divisions as part of restructuring the company, after reporting disappointing fiscal third quarter earnings,  Logitech reported a net loss of $195 million from $615... >>

LG Magic Remote has designs on becoming an extension of the human body

LG Magic Remote has designs on becoming an extension of the human body

By 19 December 2012

LG has redesigned and relaunched its Magic remote for its CINEMA 3D smart TV line of televisions (for the third time), bringing with it a new design and new control features. The remote - which continues to employ four control options: voice, gesture,... >>

Hands-on: YouView Remote Record iOS App review (Dec 2012)

Hands-on: YouView Remote Record iOS App review (Dec 2012)

By 19 December 2012

It's no secret that YouView - the on-demand TV service set-top box - has sparked mixed reactions, but the service looks to be expanding by tagging extra controls beyond its at-home experience. Announced just as 2012 comes to a close, YouView Remote Record... >>

Red5's Remote Control Pillow must be the comfiest TV remote ever

Red5's Remote Control Pillow must be the comfiest TV remote ever

By 4 October 2012

A cushion that doubles up as a remote control for your television has arrived that will surely make calls of “Where is the blasted remote?” a thing of the past. Red5’s Remote Control Pillow is a fully functional TV remote, enabling couch potatoes... >>

Hands-on: Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control review

Hands-on: Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control review

By 26 July 2012

One of the stars of Comic Con in San Diego this year was quintessentially British, built with love, care and attention to detail, and a fully functional gadget to boot. The Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control was a true show-stopper... >>

Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver universal remote control just the beginning - lightsaber anyone?

Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver universal remote control just the beginning - lightsaber anyone?

By 25 July 2012

It's more than likely that the Wand Company may already be known to you. Not only did co-owners and inventors Chris Barnardo and Richard Blakesley win themselves investment from the toughest of dragons on Dragons' Den - Duncan Banatyne - but they went... >>