Sony gives remotes a new palette
New models come in metallic finishes of silver, blue, and red.
Sony certainly can't be blamed for designing more electronics products to be fashionable. After all, we've seen other companies try everything fromto . But there's a sad social commentary in so much thought being given to the remote control.
Sony has experimented with multi-colored remotes before, even making some of them yet another remote to match the decor, in metallic finishes of silver, blue, or red.(another sad commentary). Apparently, that wasn't enough. Now the company is making
Promising a bit of detente, the RM-PLZ510D supposedly works with products from rival Japanese manufacturers, according to Akihabara News. But given our, it's not the color or compatibility that we'd be concerned about.