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Peel Universal Controller

The Peel is an affordable iPhone/iPod universal remote that helps you filter your TV viewing options, but its current shortcomings--inability to bookmark future shows for recording and the dearth of a native iPad app--make the $99 hardware component tough to recommend.

By May 13, 2011

2.5 stars Editors' rating May 13, 2011

iPhone 6S and 6S Plus cases and screen protectors: 5 things you need to know

If you're wondering what the differences are between "old" iPhone 6 cases and new 6S cases, you've come to the right place.

By September 30, 2015


The juicy payoff of peeling tomatoes with infrared energy

Using IR blasts and a vacuum chamber, a new process developed by USDA researchers could save water and lead to better canned tomatoes.

By January 30, 2015


Ig Nobel fetes slippery banana peel, Jesus on toast

The 2014 Ig Nobel winners are in, celebrating the best scientific achievements "that first make people laugh, and then makes them think".

11 Images By September 22, 2014


Updated Peel remote app for iPhone controls Dish or DirecTV boxes over Wi-Fi

The Peel remote app returns to iOS with the ability to control satellite TV boxes over Wi-Fi.

By August 12, 2014



The Pronto turns your iPhone into a universal remote using the Peel app, but setup and control limitations make it a tough sell for more tech-intensive living rooms.

By July 14, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating July 14, 2015

Space telescopes help search for aliens, dark matter and the beginning of time

The next decade is going to see some stunning advancements in telescope technology, opening up a brave new universe of interstellar discoveries.

By August 3, 2015


For the vinyl curious: Pioneer PL-30-K turntable

Pioneer has been making turntables for ages, and this new model the PL-30-K is a strong budget-priced contender.

By July 29, 2015


This 'Walking Dead' zom-beer wants to intoxicate your brain

The folks behind "The Walking Dead" have teamed up with the Terrapin Beer Company to create a (blood) Red IPA for all you zombie fans out there.

By July 28, 2015


Ep. 1452 : Where we we peel the labels with Killscreen

Jamin Warren from Killscreen stops by for a chat on gaming culture and the stigmas that come with it, indie vs. AAA gaming, and the long tail of virtual reality in the living room by way of Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus.

March 25, 2014