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AppleTV remote – Has Apple finally fixed it?

AppleTV remote – Has Apple finally fixed it?

Why the (existing) AppleTV remote is terrible Like or dislike Apple computers, smartphones, or tablets, just about everyone agrees that Apple has really pushed the limits of aesthetic design and ergonomics for tech products. Except for the AppleTV remote. So why the...

Logitech Harmony remote control – gone, but not forgotten?

Logitech Harmony remote control – gone, but not forgotten?

The official confirmation of long-standing rumors Logitech has made it official. The extremely popular Logitech Harmony remote control line has been discontinued. Lot’s of speculation amongst customers, online forums, dealers, and distributors. Many of my custom...

Did You Hear The One About Goldilocks and The Three Remotes?

Did You Hear The One About Goldilocks and The Three Remotes?

With No Apologies To The Three BearsIn the famous children’s fairy tale, Goldilocks proclaims “This chair is too small” and “This chair is too big” before declaring “This chair is just right”. As I looked over the latest crop of new remote controls at the CEDIA Expo...

Control Your TV Your Way

Control Your TV Your Way

Are You The Master Of Your (TV) Domain? Turn it on, turn it off, change the volume, change the channel, switch the input - these are all straightforward actions that we do frequently when watching TV.  So why is it so hard to automate it properly? Controlling a...