Saturday, March 28, 2020

remote control Articles

“Remote” Can Describe a lot: Distance, Control, Access & Viewing

The definition of "remote" has many meanings: remote control, remote access, remote viewing. Slingbox encompasses all of these definitions.

A Single Remote for All A/V & Home Automation: Logitech Harmony Elite Review

Review of the Logitech Harmony Elite remote control which can control home entertainment and home automation devices.

How to Reset the TeamViewer ID After Cloning a Mac

Recently, I set up a new MacBook Pro for my step-mom where I used Apple’s Migration Assistant to easily copy over all of her data, applications and preferences. One of the applications that I actually use on her machine...

Wirelessly Control & Shoot your Canon or Nikon DSLR Remotely – iUSBportCamera Review

It seems like everyone is becoming a "professional" photographer, especially now that the technology-to-price ratio of DSLR cameras is getting truly amazing. While taking a photo really depends though on the mind's eye, the technology of the camera as...

The Remote to Rule All Remotes – Logitech Harmony Ultimate

I'm not sure how much further Logitech can go with their Harmony universal remote line. With the new Logitech Harmony Ultimate out (which is a great Father's Day gift, by the way), I'm really curious what the next generation...

Remote, Programmatic Home Automation at its Best – the Belkin WeMo

Home Automation and Remote Controls are cool. Really cool. Think back to the days of The Clapper (which you can still buy, by the way). Clap on, clap off. We have come a long way though. Now we have...

HighTechDad’s 2010 Gadget Roundup & Gift Guide

Better late than never I guess! Over the past year, I have tested out and reviewed a variety of gadgets and consumer electronic devices. Most of these were hand-picked for review purposes in that they are devices that, to...

Giveaway & Review: Move All Your Remote Controls to the Logitech Harmony One!

I have long been an advocate and user of universal remote controls. I mean, who wants to have a drawer or table top full of remotes that you have to juggle around to control various devices. Nowadays, many remotes...

Cast of Dads: Podcast #5 – “Guys Love Gadgets”

This episode of the "Cast of Dads" podcast was something near and dear to my heart…GADGETS! With CES 2010 having just finished, we decided that the theme for the podcast would be gadgets and technology. Jeff Sass provided some...

Throw Away Your Remotes and Get Just One: The Universal Remote Control R50

I have got an exercise for you. Go around your house and gather up all of the remote controls. I came up with about 15-20. I think that my family would fall apart without their remotes, so it is...
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Features to Look For in a Dash Cam – The Thinkware F800PRO Dashcam Has Them All!

Key items to look for in a dashcam - basic and high-end features. Review: Thinkware F800PRO dash cam has all of the premium features in a compact design.

The 10Minds Motion Pillow Anti-Snoring Pillow Actually Works! Review on How It Does It (Updated w/ Video)

Review of the 10Minds Motion Pillow - a pillow which detects snoring and gently inflates air bags inside to move the snorer's head slightly.

How To Fix Almost Any Mac Software Problem Using these 4 Techniques

This How To article walks through 4 critical techniques to resolve almost every macOS software problem using proven tactics. Tips can be used with PC's too.