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Best universal remotes

These remotes represent the best of the bunch, so you can find the perfect remote that lets you bani

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Logitech Harmony Ultimate universal remote

Despite its high price and a handful of drawbacks, the Logitech Harmony Ultimate is an impressive, feature-rich universal remote that's well worth the investment, particularly if you have a lot of components in your system.

31 July 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating 31 July 2013

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Use the Xbox One and Kinect sensor as a universal remote

Microsoft's new console can be used to control your TV, cable box, and home theater system. Here's how to set it up.

By 26 November 2013

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A fresh take on the universal remote

The Logitech Harmony Smart Control combines RF functionality and smartphone control in an affordable universal-remote package, but the complexity of the initial setup will burden some buyers.

By 23 July 2013

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Use your Galaxy S4 as a universal remote

Samsung's WatchOn app and the S4's IR blaster give you control over your TV, set-top box, and more. Plus, the app's programming guide puts all of your favorite shows at your fingertips.

By 18 May 2013

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10 worst TV technologies

HD has been around for 15-odd years, and during that time TV makers have introduced numerous technologies and extras to entice you to buy a new one. Here are our least favorite.

By 2 August 2014

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Set phasers to channel-surf with insanely detailed 'Star Trek' remote control

The official "Star Trek" phaser remote control zaps pretty much any TV, set-top box or music player in the galaxy.

By 16 July 2014

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Get a Logitech Harmony 700 universal remote for $59.99

It's a refurb, but still a great solution for controlling up to six home-theater components.

By 19 February 2013

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The year of the smart home hits half time

Experts weren't wrong when they predicted a smart-home boom in 2014. Six months later, here's where things stand -- and where they might be headed.

By 1 July 2014

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Logitech's Harmony remotes can now control your Sonos system

Logitech's Harmony Ultimate and Smart Control universal remotes will gain Sonos control via a firmware update, as well as voice search for streaming-media boxes, PCs, and Macs.

By 11 June 2014

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Roku Streaming Stick vs. Google Chromecast: How do they stack up?

Roku's new Streaming Stick is clearly aiming to take on Google's Chromecast, but both streamers have their strengths and weaknesses. Here's how they compare so far.

By 5 March 2014