Press remote, save to the Web
A company called Backchannelmedia this spring plans to launch a yearlong trial of a service that will let you use your remote control to bookmark a product Web site.
You're watching TV and a product in a commercial or sitcom catches your eye, or a song makes you sit up and listen. You want to learn more about the product or the tune, or even buy it--but not right this second. If that's the case, Mr. Couch Potato, a Massachusetts company called Backchannelmedia may have just the thing for you. In conjunction with Boston's WCVB-TV Channel 5, this spring it plans to launch a yearlong trial of a service that will let you use your remote control to bookmark the relevant Web site.
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