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Make Your Android Phone A Universal Remote Control

Make Your Android Phone A Universal Remote Control

Want to throw away your pile of remotes, but don’t want to shell out for a pricy universal remote device? It’s getting easier to just use your smartphone to change the channel. SureMote, a free app that debuted an updated version this weekend, wants you to control every appliance in…

You’ll Never Destroy This Heavy-Duty Remote In A Post-Sports Rage

You’ll Never Destroy This Heavy-Duty Remote In A Post-Sports Rage

Is there anything more infuriating than watching your favourite team lose while you’ve spent the past two hours shouting fantastic coaching advice at the screen? Taking your frustration out on your TV’s remote can help, particularly if it’s able to shrug off the abuse like this impressive heavy duty alternative…

An Infrared TV Which Uses Remote Controls As Pixels

An Infrared TV Which Uses Remote Controls As Pixels

Forget 4K displays. Artist Chris Shen has different ideas about how a TV should look — so he built a display from 625 linked remote controls to produce images using their infrared bulbs.