It's taken forever and a half for Logitech to introduce a new universal remote but they finally have. Meet the Logitech Harmony Touch, a new universal remote that changes the Harmony button layout and replaces most of its actions with a touchscreen.
Logitech's Harmony remotes are among the most acclaimed, most popular programmable remotes in the industry. But in a forward-looking move, Logitech is turning Harmony into a free iPhone/iPod/Android app to work with their Google TV companion box.
No longer will you be forced to pay out $100 for a quality universal remote. Reign control over your lounge room with your very own remote—without it costing an arm and a leg.
The $150 Logitech Harmony 700 is much like their other non-touchscreen universal remotes in that you have a load of physical buttons to push. However, the 700 is difference since it gives you four physically labeled activity keys.
The Gadget: The Logitech Harmony 1100, a touchscreen, color universal remote that follows up the Harmony 1000 as the top-end unit in Logitech's remote line.
Logitech just spilled an upcoming adapter that'll let you use any Harmony remote with the PS3. Not many details (price/date), but it'll do the usual Harmony magic and won't swallow a USB port. [Blogitech]
All Giz Wants isn't about wanting what we have now. It's about wanting what we should have now, what's technically possible but practically improbable. Here's an item I've been (wet) dreaming about for some time—a universal remote that's really universal. I don't mean to control both a Blu-ray player and an HD DVD…