How to Use the Galaxy S5 as a Remote Control

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The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is packed full of features and sensors. From a fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor, to even an Infrared blaster to act as a remote control. Just like the Galaxy S4 last year, and a few phones from LG, the Galaxy S5 can act as a remote control for the entire […]

How to Use the LG G3 as a Remote Control

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Just like the LG G2 last year and a few phones from other manufacturers, the all new LG G3 is packed full of features. One of which is using your new smartphone as a remote control. The LG G3 is extremely powerful and can do a lot of things, and here we’ll show you how […]

How to Control Your Apple TV Using Your iPhone

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While the Apple TV hasn’t become quite as popular as the iPhone or iPad over the years, it’s still a staple in many households and it serves as a vital accessory of sorts to iOS device owners. The Apple TV can do a lot of neat stuff, but it’s practically useless without a remote control. […]

How to Disable Apple TV Remote Support on Your MacBook Pro

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If you have an Apple TV, the included remote can also be used to control various things on non-Retina MacBook Pros, like iTunes. However, if you’re trying to navigate through menus on your Apple TV and you have your MacBook Pro in front of you, then most likely the remote is also messing with your […]

Xbox One Media Remote Leaks with March 4 Release Date

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We all remember that the Xbox 360 came with a media remote that gamers could use to control their Xbox consoles when watching movies and using apps, but the Xbox One has yet to see such an accessory. However, Amazon’s Canadian website has leaked a media remote for the new console with a release date […]

With the Rise of Malware, Your Dumb Home May Be Safer Than a Smart Home

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With the allure of simplifying your life by connecting your home to the Internet–with things like smart appliances, digital door locks, remotely accessible security cameras, and the ability to monitor and shut off your water or electricity from anywhere there is Internet connectivity–users should consider the unintended consequences of hacking. As consumers begin eyeing adding […]

Logitech Bluetooth Easy Switch Keyboard is a Great Apple TV Remote

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The Logitech Bluetooth Easy Switch Keyboard K811 received a great review from us because of how well it works with three Bluetooth enabled devices, like a Mac, iPad and iPad mini. When Logitech reached out to let us know that the keyboard works great with an Apple TV, thanks to Bluetooth built into the tiny set-top box, we […]

Top iPad TV and Entertainment Apps (Video)

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The new iPad’s screen is perfect for watching TV, Movies and other entertainment. I use these 15 TV and entertainment iPad apps to watch at least an hour of video every night. (Read: Ultimate Guide to Watching TV on the iPad) From The Daily Show and Game of Thrones to Live TV, old TV seasons and […]

Best Apps For Watching Live TV on Android Phones

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Watching live TV on your Android tablet is no longer a pipe dream. Thanks to advances by Dish Network and others, you can tune in on demand and Live TV programming on your Android smartphone. Android phones are till trying to catch up to the iPad when it comes to entertainment, which means there aren’t […]

iOS 5 iPhone Camera Hardware Shutter Button Extends to Headphones

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With iOS 5, Apple is allowing camera phone photographers to make use of the volume up button as a shutter button to capture images, rather than relying on the touchscreen button to snap a photo. However, it seems that the next-generation iOS operating system–still a developer beta–also extends the capabilities to headphones and headsets as […]

Google Makes Android the Center of Your Home Experience

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Moving beyond smartphones, tablets, and Google TV, Google wants to make Android more ubiquitous in your home with the Android @ Home project. Though Google is laying the framework and is demonstrating the potential of Android @ Home at the Google I/O conference today in San Francisco, California, the company is hoping that it’s eager […]

RIM Announces BlackBerry Protect Now Available in Open Beta

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Research in Motion’s BlackBerry Protect is a remote finder and wiper for misplaced, lost, or stolen BlackBerry smartphones that is similar to MobileMe’s Find My iPhone or other third-party security software solutions on the market today. Previously available only as a private beta, RIM is now opening BlackBerry Protect to users in North America and […]