Tag Archive: Harmony


Harmony Express Remote review

As an avid user of smart assistants and a home theater geek, I’m a big fan of anything that can combine the two. In the past, I’ve reviewed the Logitech Harmony Companion and Logitech Harmony Elite.

I enjoyed both of them for different reasons and loved the option to use voice commands with either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. That’s why I couldn’t wait to get my hands on Logitech’s new Harmony Express which actually has Alexa built directly into  [Read More…]

Logitech Harmony Express review: Why, Alexa, why?

Logitech is the king of the universal remote control experience. But improving the setup experience doesn’t eliminate the limitations of voice commands.

There are three distinct parts that make up the total experience of a remote control.

First, there’s the matter of setup — getting the remote to properly talk to your TV and whatever is connected to it. Then there’s the matter of how it works once that part is handled. The third part is the remote  [Read More…]

The Logitech Harmony Express universal remote trades complexity for Amazon Alexa

Setting up activities — and attaching them to myriad buttons — are a thing of the past as the remote is simplified, and relies on the power of your voice.

Logitech today announced the Harmony Express — a simplified remote control that shuns a touchscreen and eschews an overwhelming amount of buttons and instead relies on Amazon Alexa to do most of the heavy lifting.

As home entertainment systems have become more complex — and the advent of smart home  [Read More…]

Logitech’s Harmony 650 universal remote control is down to $25 today

Make life a little easier.

The Logitech Harmony 650 infrared all-in-one universal remote control is down to $ 24.99 at Best Buy today only. That price marks the lowest we’ve ever seen for this remote, which usually sells around $ 42 on average at Amazon. It has even been selling as high as $ 50 most recently, so the drop to $ 25 is especially great.

Binge With Me Logitech Harmony 650 all-in-one universal remote control

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Logitech Harmony Elite review

After becoming hooked on Logitech’s Harmony Companion remote, I wondered, what could the Elite version offer? For over double the price, surely it must offer something significantly better. What I found was, in some cases yes, but not always.

Design

The Harmony Elite comes with one remote, one hub, two IR blasters, and is limited to 15 total devices. I much preferred the thinner design of the Harmony Elite remote. The bottom has a soft touch grip and despite it  [Read More…]

Logitech Harmony Companion review: One remote to rule them all?

As a home theater enthusiast I often run into a problem that’s probably plagued you all: too many remote controls. Fed up with juggling several remotes, I decided to find a solution and search for the ultimate universal remote.

When you’re on the search for the ultimate universal remote two choices always come at the top, the Logitech Harmony Companion and Logitech Harmony Elite. Considering the Harmony Elite is more than twice the price of the Companion, I thought I’d  [Read More…]

The Logitech Harmony 650 universal remote control is on sale for $30

Make life a little easier.

The Logitech Harmony 650 infrared all-in-one universal remote control is down to $ 29.99 on Amazon. That price matches the lowest we’ve ever seen for this remote, which usually sells around $ 40. It has even been selling as high as $ 50 most recently, so the drop to $ 30 is especially great.

The Harmony 650 has support for eight devices, which means you can throw away as many as eight  [Read More…]

How to connect Harmony Elite or Harmony Companion to Alexa, Echo Dot

The Logitech Harmony Elite and Harmony Companion remote controls are a great way to control your home with a single remote instead of having to shuffle between different remotes for different devices. Whether it’s launching a game of Metro Exodus on your Xbox One X or setting the mood in your house, Logitech Harmony can bring it all together with just the press of a button. But what about adding Alexa to the mix? Taking it one step  [Read More…]

Snag Logitech’s Harmony 650 universal remote at one of its best prices yet

The One Remote. Fly, you fools.

The Logitech Harmony 650 infrared all-in-one universal remote control is down to $ 34.99 at Best Buy for one day only. While the remote has fluctuated a bit in price in recent months at Amazon, it’s never sold lower than $ 30 before. More regularly it can be found for around $ 40 and has gone much higher in the past.

The Harmony 650 has support for eight devices, which means  [Read More…]

Take $10 off the Logitech Harmony 650 universal remote

The One Remote. Fly, you fools.

The Logitech Harmony 650 infrared all-in-one universal remote control is down to $ 29.99 on Amazon. While the remote has fluctuated a bit in price in recent months, it has never sold this low before. More regularly it can be found for around $ 40 and has gone much higher in the past.

The Harmony 650 has support for eight devices, which means you can throw away as many as eight  [Read More…]