Griffin Beacon Universal Remote: Hey This iPhone Universal Remote…

Remotes are stupid. Stupid stupid and/or stupid expensive. So why bother dealing with stupidity when you already have the perfect device to control your system: an iPhone. See, smartphones are not stupid. With the Griffin Beacon, you can control everything with your phone. » 7/29/11 2:00pm 7/29/11 2:00pm

Peel + iPhone = The Universal Remote For Regular People

The Peel remote adapter is supposed to be the normal human's version of Logitech's Harmony universal remotes. Harmony remotes, although incredibly competent in controlling everything in your AV system, practically begs for a community college class teaching people how to use it. » 4/07/11 5:00pm 4/07/11 5:00pm

Believe It or Not, This Is an iPhone Universal Remote

What to do when Apple's abandoned its remote app and you don't want to gum up your dock connector with an adapter? Well, UnityRemote's a great start: an infrared hub that turns iPhones and iPads into a 360-degree universal remote. » 7/30/10 2:20pm 7/30/10 2:20pm

RedEye Mini IR Transmitter Transforms iPhones Into Universal Remote…

ThinkFlood has just killed the first RedEye product which went on sale in December for $188, with the massively-superseding RedEye Mini. It costs only $49 and plugs into the iPhone's 3.5mm jack instead of via a clunky plastic dock. » 3/02/10 12:07pm 3/02/10 12:07pm

RedEye Makes Your iPhone a Universal Remote Control

After months of private beta testing, ThinkFlood's RedEye goes on sale today. You control the dock using an iPhone app via Wi-Fi, and it sends out infrared signals to control your AV gear. At $188, it's not crazy expensive, either. » 12/02/09 8:22am 12/02/09 8:22am

Logitech Harmony 900 Universal Remote Review

The Logitech Harmony 900 is the updated Logitech Harmony One, which marries a traditional button remote with a capacitive touchscreen for expanded functionality. What makes this better are the charging dock and the RF to IR control adapters. » 8/11/09 1:00pm 8/11/09 1:00pm