Tag Archive: Remote


Amazon intros $50 Fire TV Stick 4K, Alexa Voice Remote

Amazon on Wednesday announced its Fire TV Stick 4K, the company’s most powerful streaming media stick to date. Moreover, it introduced the Alexa Voice Remote, which is included with the Fire TV Stick 4K; the bundle retails for $ 49.99.

As the name implies, the Fire TV Stick 4K gains 4K video streaming capabilities. Moreover, it is the first streaming media stick available with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. Comprised of a stick that plugs into your HDMI port and  [Read More…]

One thing Amazon absolutely fixed with the new Fire TV Alexa Voice Remote

The previous Amazon Fire TV Voice Remote was lacking any sort of volume or power controls. The new Alexa Voice Remote rectifies that.

Wherein we commend Amazon for doing what we wanted it to do months ago.

You had to know it was coming. The only real question is why it took so long.

Amazon has announced a new Fire TV Voice Remote. And unlike every other remote control it’s released until now (OK, that’s  [Read More…]

Cloud Remote for PS4 vs Universal Remote for PS4: Which should you buy?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We also happen to be avid PlayStation lovers and have the best recommendations for you when it comes to peripheral hardware.

Universal Remote

Traditional design

$ 30 at Amazon

Pros Cost efficient Dedicated PS4 buttons Bluetooth Compatible with up to three additional devices Cons Outdated design Too many buttons Larger size

An archaic design that’s outlived its welcome in 2018.

Cloud Remote  [Read More…]

The best ways to utilize the S Pen’s remote features on the Galaxy Note 9

The S Pen is more useful than ever before.

A Galaxy Note just isn’t complete without its accompanying S Pen, and that’s truer than ever with the Note 9, whose new and improved S Pen includes a supercapacitor that allows for Bluetooth Low Energy connectivity. That gives it the ability to control your phone from further away than ever before — you’re not limited to being just an inch or so away from the screen anymore, and  [Read More…]

NVIDIA SHIELD TV (with remote and controller) is on sale for $179 this week

Amazon’s Prime Day 2018 shopping event includes discounts on tech products from countless manufacturers including NVIDIA.

You can currently grab the SHIELD TV with a discount. The device, which is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor and runs on Google’s Android TV platform is available for purchase for $ 179. Which is $ 20 off its regular price.

The model on sale has 16GB of storage on board and ships with a voice remote and a gaming controller.

NVIDIA  [Read More…]

Control up to 15 devices with the $140 Logitech Harmony Ultimate All In One Remote

Your entire living room on one device.

The Logitech Harmony Ultimate All in One Remote is on sale today only for $ 139.99 at Amazon. This $ 45 discount off the product’s average price is a deal exclusively available to Prime members, though you can start a free 30-day trial if you’re not yet a member to take advantage of this offer.

Amazon doesn’t usually offer Gold Box deals of the day which are Prime exclusive, however,  [Read More…]

Nanoleaf Remote review: The Smart Home conversation starter

Fun, fancy lights deserve a fun, fancy remote,

AC Score 4

Broadly speaking, the appeal of smart lights has always been the ability to control them intelligently. Whether from an app on your phone or a command delivered to your digital assistant of choice, smart lights are able to offer a massive array of options. And while these lights do a great job walking the  [Read More…]

The Sidekick Remote control, as reviewed by CordCutters.com

The Sideclick Universal Remote Control ($ 29 at Amazon.)

Because your remote control doesn’t have to suck. Or cost a fortune.

Let’s face it — there’s a pretty good chance that the remote control that came with your Fire TV — or your Apple TV, or your Roku, or even a Mi Box or Nexus Player — just doesn’t cut it. Too few buttons, too few functions.

But you don’t want to spring a hundred  [Read More…]

The lure of the remote: why I stopped Chromecasting the second I got an Android TV

In a world of ever-growing choices for entertainment, the remote is a small taste of the familiar and the obsolete way of finding and playing our media.

We have so many choices when it comes to our entertainment. We can watch YouTube on our phones, our TVs come with “smart apps” of varying ease and intelligence, and then there are set-top and streaming devices like Roku, Google Chromecast and Android TV. There’s a lot of ways to  [Read More…]

TCL’s new Roku TVs come with an enhanced voice remote, Dolby Vision HDR and more

A budget option with tons of premium features.

TCL has had some great success with its Roku TVs, and the company has just announced the 6-series, which is its latest and greatest models. Following in the P6-series footsteps, the 6-series builds upon the successes and makes the new models an even better value. It has the latest versions of the Roku OS built-in, which is even easier to set up, and super simple to use. Additionally, the  [Read More…]