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Updating a Harmony Remote with updated software

If you have a modernish Harmony Remote there's no need to use outdated software with it. Give MyHarmony a try.

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Parallels Access 2 review: Control your Mac (or PC) from your iPad or iPhone

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.

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Making Harmony remotes aware of Roku devices

Funny thing. Fail to update your software in a decade and it becomes increasingly unaware of new technologies.

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Four reasons to get a remote control for your iPhone

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.

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Blumoo review: Control all your home entertainment gear from one app

If it takes you one or two button presses on three separate remotes just to watch a movie, Blumoo is for you.

Blumoo controls your whole home theater from one app

If it came with a remote, Blumoo can control it, and you can customize everything.

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Logitech's TV-controlling keyboard can light up a room

The Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830 features backlit keys so you'll never have to fumble for that remote control when watching a movie in a darkened room.

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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.

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.

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.

AirTurn puts mobile device control at your feet

AirTurn has built a line of wireless accessories that let musicians access sheet music on their mobile devices without having to take their hands off their instrument. Now it's working on a mount that attaches 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.