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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

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


Cyber Monday photo-printing deals to check out

Whether you want to get those holiday cards out ASAP or you're looking to turn a prized photo into wall art, here are a couple ways to save.

By November 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


Use a ball of aluminum foil to eliminate static in the dryer

Dryer sheets are an obvious way to combat static buildup in the dryer. But there's another solution: aluminum foil.

By November 11, 2015


Air Button adds shortcut buttons to the back of your phone

These small stick-ons can be programmed to perform any of over 30 tasks. And they don't require power.

By October 28, 2015


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 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