XPAND YOUniversal 3D Glasses Review: Compatibility Comes at a Price

Today's 3D TVs use any one of three active shutter technologies—IR, RF, or Bluetooth. If you own more than one 3D set—or you're always short a pair of glasses at a friend's house—you'd appreciate a pair that can synchronize with multiple systems. That's better than keeping track of several pairs of backup glasses.… » 9/13/12 4:40pm 9/13/12 4:40pm

Black and Decker LightsOut IR Gizmo Turns Lights Off For Lazy, Green…

My old office used to have those irritating IR-sensor lights, so if you were working late and popped out—say to the loo—for more than a few minutes, you'd be welcomed back to uninviting darkness: now you can have the same facility in your home thanks to Black&Decker's LightsOut. Well, actually it's quite a neat… » 10/27/08 8:40am 10/27/08 8:40am

Infrared Tracking R/C Car is Remote Control Toy for the Truly Lazy

This remote-control car has an infrared follower system built in, so you steer it simply by pointing the IR beam from the controller somewhere ahead of the car, and it works out where you want it to go. So yes, it's a simple remote control for those who can't be bothered to learn how to steer their toys with a joystick … » 7/08/08 5:37am 7/08/08 5:37am

Channel Changer Ray Gun: Step Away From the Remote, Alien Wife

If I need to spend a hundred words explaining to you just why the $18 Channel Changer Ray Gun is worth your time, then you really shouldn't be reading Gizmodo at all. Seriously, do yourself a favor. Unplug your computer and—very carefully—carry it to the trash can and—gently—drop it in. And when you're finished doing… » 6/25/08 12:00pm 6/25/08 12:00pm