When Logitech decided to end support for its Harmony Link universal media hubs, customers were pissed. And rightly so, because despite the device being a little old (it originally debuted back in 2011), through no fault of their own, their devices would cease to function on March 16, 2018.
Logitech will be deliberately bricking every unit of the Harmony Link, a universal hub which allows users to control their home theater systems and a variety of other devices from their smartphones, on March 16th, 2018. According to Bleeping Computer, on that date Logitech will issue a firmware update that…
Logitech understands that in the age of the of wi-fi and touchscreens, remote controls are heading the way of the Dodo. The Harmony Link is their attempt to bridge the gap between traditional IR components and the smart devices in our hands.