design
You'll Never Destroy This Heavy Duty Remote In a Post-Sports Rage

Is there anything more infuriating than watching your favourite team lose while you've spent the past two hours shouting fantastic coaching advice at the screen? Taking your frustration out on your TV's remote can help, particularly if it's able to shrug off the abuse like this impressive heavy duty alternative you can build yourself. Read More >>

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Declutter Your Coffee Table and Control Your Lights With These Smart Remotes

Logitech's announced two new universal remote controls to try and tidy up your cluttered coffee table. Not just that, but they can control your lights and even make use of Wi-Fi. Take that, poor range. Read More >>

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Does Your Bottle Cap Fire Off a Cannon When You Open It?

The bevvy-merchants at Strongbow have designed what being touted as the world's first digital bottle cap which doubles as a rudimentary remote. Using RFID technology, the StartCap can do everything from turning off the lights, to powering up your stereo when you crack open a cold one. Read More >>

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This Complicated Remote Brings Back Terrible Memories

There's no definitive proof that the creators of this incredibly complicated button-laden remote drew their inspiration from Nokia's ill-fated N-Gage gaming phone, but there are enough similarities to spark some uncomfortable flashbacks. The Fly Mouse is designed to replace your mouse, keyboard, and TV remote with an all-in-one radial spiral of buttons that will have even the most adept touch typist hunting and pecking again. Read More >>

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The First Wireless TV Remote Looked and Worked Like a Sci-Fi Ray Gun

As we mourn the passing of Eugene J. Polley, it's worth taking a look back at his seminal invention that changed how we all lounge about watching TV. But when the first commercial wireless remote control appeared way back in 1955, it bears little resemblance to the remotes we use today. Read More >>

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