Tag Archive: Remote


Beyerdynamic Xelento Remote high-end earphones review

Chances are that if you’ve done some headphone research, you’ve heard of Beyerdynamic. The long-standing German audio manufacturer isn’t necessarily mainstream but well recognized in the audiophile community, with numerous classics to its name. The company’s latest on-goings in the pursuit of perfected audio is its home-brewed Tesla driver. It debuted in the Tesla T1 […]

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Chrome Remote Desktop: Everything you need to know

Chrome Remote Desktop is a great, free way to remotely access a computer.

I have an unusual computer setup: I have a super powerful desktop at home and I carry a Chromebook with me when I’m out and about. The system has served me well over the past year, but there are times when I’m on the go and I need to tap into my extra power at home. This is where Chrome Remote Desktop comes into  [Read More…]

Best Universal Remote for NVIDIA Shield TV

Shield TV is the best Android TV box you can get. You need a remote control that complements it.

So you’ve got an NVIDIA Shield TV. Congrats — you own the own Android TV box I think you should consider purchasing. And along with Shield TV comes a sexy little remote control. So little, in fact, that I can’t find mine anymore. It’s probably somewhere in the house — but damned if I know where.

The good news  [Read More…]

Grab this great media center Bluetooth remote and keyboard from Light in the Box for only $13!

Another day, another deal from Light in the Box! Recently we’ve told you about excellent deals on phones, car accessories, battery banks, and more. But, today we’re bringing you something a little bit different. On sale today is the Touchpad Mini Wireless Keyboard! This keyboard is your perfect Bluetooth media center companion. The Touchpad Mini connects […]

Build your own remote controlled car with this $150 SunFounder Raspberry Pi robot kit!

Building your own robot is a very rewarding activity, but it’s tough to just sit down and start soldering parts together. You need a kit that contains everything required!

Build a remote controlled car with a mounted webcam for just $ 150! Learn more

Right now, Android Central Digital Offers has a deal on a SunFounder Raspberry Pi robot kit. It contains everything you need to build a webcam-mounted, remote controlled robot car that you can drive from  [Read More…]

There’s nothing fab about a phablet TV remote

What are the odds of buying a Vizio SmartCast TV but not owning a smartphone? I ask, because the last thing I need is a publicly available tablet in my living room.

Once upon a time the idea of a television relying on Google’s Chromecast for content and shipping with a 6-inch Android remote might have excited me. Because for the most part television manufacturers have tried too hard to be UX designers an ended up making TVs  [Read More…]

Logitech Harmony paired with Android is the ultimate universal remote

If you spend a lot of time in the living room with a lot of entertainment devices, the Logitech Harmony system is a worthy investment.

I once owned a universal remote that I’m pretty sure was the size of a shoebox. That’s how I remember it, anyway — a definite two-hander with a large screen (for the time) and very few physical buttons. Something like this.

It was awful. Awful setup and not much better to use. But it  [Read More…]

How to replace Shield Android TV remote batteries

When your remote batteries finally die, swapping them out is a quick task.

NVIDIA redesigned its TV-style remote that comes with the new Shield Android TV so it’s no longer rechargeable, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In turn, you get a remote that gets one year of battery life with average use, meaning you don’t have to think “is my remote charged?” when you go to turn on your TV.

But after a year of  [Read More…]

Save big on the ARMOR-X flexible phone tripod and remote

Take pictures from time to time? I’m sure you do just like all of us with pictures of food, cats, dogs, flowers, scenery and everything else under the sun. Sometimes getting the perfect picture is hard to do with unsteady hands. Today’s AndroidGuys deal of the day is the ARMOR-X mini flexible tripod that helps

Amazon refreshes the $40 Fire TV Stick with Alexa remote

Amazon has thrown their hat into the streaming device update ring. The refresh of the widely popular Fire TV streaming stick comes straight on the heels of Roku upgrading their entire line of streaming devices. Amazon has decided against a complete overhaul, however, and instead opted for marginal improvements in order to keep the device