Remote controls

 
  • Show off your insecurities aggressively with this remote

    Show off your insecurities aggressively with this remote

    Nothing says "I have an assload of money" like a $30,000 pure gold remote control. I’d suggest keeping the price tag on this beauty for when you have company over, just so everyone knows that it’s more than a fancy puck-shaped remote. It’s Danish, too, so try to slip that into the conversation somewhere. Not to skimp on the features, this trouser-snake-elongating device… Read More

  • Universal Remote's MX-810 Pro Wizard Remote: Not For Pater Obsoletis

    Universal Remote's MX-810 Pro Wizard Remote: Not For Pater Obsoletis

    I remember talking to the Universal Remote folks back at CES and thinking to myself, “Yup, these guys sure do make a lot of remotes all right.” The latest remote, the MX-810 Pro Wizard Remote, can control up to 24 different devices (and 24 different functions per device), all of which are stored in 32GB 32MB of memory. There’s an LCD up top that’s completely customizable… Read More

  • Ricavision Vista SideShow Remote Control: Explore Vista's Majesty From The Couch

    Ricavision Vista SideShow Remote Control: Explore Vista's Majesty From The Couch

    One of the many wows of Windows Vista is SideShow, a technology that outputs information like e-mail onto screens other than a PC monitor. Using SideShow, this Ricavision Bluetooth remote control lets you navigate through your Vista PC’s media library, schedule TV recordings and read your e-mail without so much as leaving the couch (so long as you’re within 328 feet of the PC). The… Read More

  • Clamshell Remote Ushers New Era of Why?

    Clamshell Remote Ushers New Era of Why?

    As home theaters have become increasingly complex, remotes have become burdened by the weight of the countless buttons needed to control complexities. Many designs from recent years have tackled this dilemma by prudently embracing the dynamic abilities of LCD touch screens. Until now, the clamshell design has remained a staple of mobile phones and women’s compacts. But where there’s a… Read More