Remote Control

The NEEO universal remote is a modern Logitech Harmony alternative

The advanced universal remote market is not a very crowded market. In fact, for a while now, Logitech’s Harmony line has been pretty much the only game in town. Newcomer NEEO wants to upset that

Anker’s Nebula Capsule portable projector is a pocket powerhouse

Anker is a device maker that’s rapidly become a go-to brand for affordable, quality accessories include cables, chargers and backup batteries. More recently, it’s started to branch out int

Logitech’s new Pop Home Switch simplifies smart home control

Logitech has a new device called the Pop Home Switch, and it’s a bit different from their usual offerings. A company known for Universal Remotes encrusted with physical keys, touchscreen display

Dish’s $30 remote control will listen when you talk

Soon we’ll all be mumbling to everything in our homes, calling up microwave popcorn and vacuum cleanings like befuddled Scotties in the Voyage Home. Until then Dish is giving us the option of ch

Don’t have an Apple TV? The iPad can also be a Home Hub for HomeKit devices

Yesterday at its annual developer’s conference Apple took the wraps off the next generation of HomeKit, its Internet of Things platform for devices such as smart locks, thermostats and internet

SevenHugs Smart Remote Controls Devices By Just Pointing

Point and control. That's the basis of the SevenHugs Smart Remote. Instead of selecting, say, a connected light bulb on a menu in the remote, a user simply points the remote at the light to control it

Drones + X

Small drones are advancing quickly. They used to be little else but sophisticated remote-controlled toys and people love to complain when we call them ‘drones’ because that implies that th

ThinkGeek Sets Phasers To “Gesture-Based Remote Control”

Peddler of nerdy wares ThinkGeek has a new product launching just in time for San Diego Comic-Con, and it should give Trekkers more control over when and how they watch their favorite show. The gadget

Track The Progress Of This 3D-Printed OpenRC Truggy, A Remote Control Car Enthusiast’s Dream

If you’re into 3D printable stuff, or into remote-control cars, then the OpenRC Project is for you. A gentleman in Sweden named Daniel Norée is sharing his progress on a 3D-printed Truggy, as w

Some Say He Can Fly. All We Know Is, He's Called The Stig Copter!

Here’s something you might have missed if you’re not in the UK. Top Gear is one of the most popular television programs in the world. With over 350 million viewers, it’s actually fai

R/C Millennium Falcon Lets You Play Out Your Han Solo Fantasies

Mini R/C helicopters are really fun to play with, and this model of the Millennium Falcon is no exception. Made from foam and built around a double bladed helicopter motor, this toy will let you reena

Hitachi's develops brain signal-powered remote control

<img src="" /> We all knew this would come one day, especially since the basic technology has been around for some

NEC prototypes battery-less remote control

<img src=""> <a href="">NEC Electronics</a>, an NEC subsidiary, has announced the developm

RC helicopter looks like Airwolf!!

<img src="" />Good news, children of the 80s! You can fulfill your life-long dream to be Stringfellow Hawke by flying this miniature

Japanese company sells remote control brick with built-in mini speaker

<img src="" /> I don't know who exactly needs this but a Japanese company called <a href="

Voice-recognition technology finally utilized in remote controls

Outdated? OKI and a group of researchers of Waseda University in Tokyo have developed a device that is able to extract a person’s voice from a mix of background noise and other persons’ vo

CEATEC 2008: Panasonic's futuristic OSD/touchpad remote control (video) At the CEATEC 2008, Panasonic drew a huge crowd with its so-called EZ Touch Remote, a remote control that consists of two touchpads separated by a small keyboard. The d

Eizo-C@T-one: Remote controller and optical mouse in one device

In Japan, display maker Eizo recently started selling an optical mouse [JP] that doubles as a remote controller for TVs and other appliances. Dubbed Eizo-C@T-one, the device is available for $120. The

Air Music Remote: One controller for all your media needs

Movea’s Gyration Air Music Remote with MotionSense may have the longest and stupidest name of all time, but don’t let it fool you because it offers home entertainment buffs the choice of controlli

Homebrew Wiimote-Controlled Lego Robocar

From the “Preposterous Headline” Dept: This looks like fun. This guy has put together a C# program that takes input from a Wiimote and passes it to a Lego NXT car with a wireless interface
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