If you have a modernish Harmony Remote there's no need to use outdated software with it. Give MyHarmony a try.
Parallels Access 2 lets you view and control your Mac or Windows computer from any iOS device. It's a nice upgrade over the original version, though its subscription-based pricing makes it less appealing than some competitors.
Funny thing. Fail to update your software in a decade and it becomes increasingly unaware of new technologies.
There are times when it'd be really handy to have a remote control for your iPhone (or iPad). Joe Kissell runs down the scenarios and the best solutions.
If it takes you one or two button presses on three separate remotes just to watch a movie, Blumoo is for you.
If it came with a remote, Blumoo can control it, and you can customize everything.
Are the batteries in that remote really dead? Your smartphone can help you find out.