5 Apps to Turn Your Phone into a Universal Remote

Controlling your home theater system used to be easy—you simply told your kid to turn the knob and presto, Honeymooners. But today's home theater packed with feature-rich TVs, cable boxes, AV receivers, and streaming boxes—and all demanding their own remotes—there's no way the little guy can keep up. Instead, replace… » 3/11/13 2:00pm 3/11/13 2:00pm

Afternoon News: I Hate Vivid, I Like BudCase, Facebook Allegedly…

• Vivid Video is suing PornoTube over copyright infringement. I never thought I'd say this, but I hate you, Vivid Video. [Ars Technica]
• Facebook Beacon isn't only invasive and potentially embarassing, it may also be illegal. [Boing Boing]
• The BudCase stores your ear buds on your keychain. I need this, and for $15,… » 12/11/07 3:59pm 12/11/07 3:59pm