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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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?

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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... >>

iPhone controlled mini Ferrari Enzo arriving this August

iPhone controlled mini Ferrari Enzo arriving this August

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A mere £80 for a Ferrari Enzo? We’ll have some of that, thank you very much - even if it is 1/16th the size of an actual Ferrari and needs to be controlled via an iPhone app.  Painted in the iconic red, despite its size the remote-controlled Ferrari... >>

Doctor Who's Sonic Screwdriver soon to be a universal remote control

Doctor Who's Sonic Screwdriver soon to be a universal remote control

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The Wand Company, the firm that designed and released the universal remote control shaped into a wizard's magic wand, has signed a deal with the BBC to create a new infrared device that's shaped like the latest Doctor Who's Sonic Screwdriver. Named in... >>

Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance

Bang and Olufsen: Design which lasts the distance

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Pocket-lint had been arranging to interview Bang & Olufsen’s most prolific of industrial designers over the decades, David Lewis, as part of Style Week. Sadly, Mr Lewis passed away on 8 November 2011 after a short illness in his adopted homeland of... >>