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Use your smartphone to check your remote control batteries

Are the batteries in that remote really dead? Your smartphone can help you find out.

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Review: Logitech Harmony Hub brings universal remote control to the future

If you're looking to control your home entertainment system with your smartphone, you could do a lot worse than the Harmony Hub line.

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AirTurn puts mobile device control at your feet

AirTurn's wireless remote controls are great for musicians who want to access their sheet music on a mobile device without taking their hands off their instrument. In this video report, we'll look at two AirTurn accessories along with an upcoming mount that can attach your phone or tablet to any standard microphone stand.

Review: Xbox SmartGlass for iOS is a better way to use your Xbox

SmartGlass is a boon to Xbox owners, giving them a surprising amount of control over their console, as well as letting them access their Xbox Live online presence.

Logitech announces new Harmony remotes and Hub controller

Accessory vendor Logitech announced on Tuesday that the company is expanding its Harmony line of universal remote controls with a new flagship model, a new low-end model, and a multi-function hub that extends the capabilities of both.

Expo Notes: Mauz turns your iOS device into a touchscreen Mac mouse (video)

The Mauz will let you use your iPhone to control your Mac like a souped-up input devices -- If its Kickstarter funding comes through.

Reviving a dead Apple remote

The white Apple remote still has plenty of life left in it--provided you supply it with the power it needs.