Tag Archive: Remote

TikTok’s Family Pairing gives parents remote control over teen accounts

With Family Pairing, parents now have remote access to restrictions.

What you need to know TikTok has introduced a new Family Pairing feature. Parents will have the power to control who their kids can talk to, as well as limiting screentime and restricting inappropriate content. It’s rolling out within the coming weeks.

Social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok are going to get a lot more use as children and adults increasingly become housebound. With that  [Read More…]

Microsoft Teams goes down as many switch to remote working

Online learners and workers will have to deal with a Microsoft Teams outage to start their week.

What you need to know Microsoft Teams is down for many people across Europe. The outage is at a bad time since many people will work from home this week due to coronavirus. Microsoft is investigating the issue.

Microsoft Teams is down for many users across Europe. The Microsoft 365 Status Twitter account posted about the outage early this morning,  [Read More…]

Does my iPhone support PS4 Remote Play?

Best answer: As long as your iPhone has iOS 12.1 or later installed, it will support PS4 Remote Play. We recommend an iPhone 7 or newer.

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What is PS4 Remote Play?

PS4 Remote Play is an app that allows PlayStation users to stream their games to PC and select mobile devices. It is not a separate streaming service that you  [Read More…]

It’s easy to pair a new Alexa Voice Remote to your Amazon Fire TV!

If you’ve ever had the misfortune to “permanently misplace” or break a TV remote, you know how frustrating it can be to find just the right one and get it paired back up again. The good news is that if you have a Fire TV device, this process can be relatively pain-free and easy. I’ll show you how in the steps below!

Products used in this guide Ultimate controller: Alexa Voice Remote ($ 30 at Amazon) Next-gen DVR:  [Read More…]

Wiz Connected’s IoT lights get a local remote control to lose in the couch

Plus in-home power meter smart plugs are on the way.

What you need to know Wiz Connected has a new remote and a new sensor to control its Wi-Fi lights. The remote control does not require a Wi-Fi connection. The company also announced app updates and hardware plans aimed at optimizing energy usage.

While Philips Hue sells smart bulbs that use Bluetooth and a Zigbee radio hub, sister company Wiz Connected makes light bulbs that work directly  [Read More…]

The YouTube app’s casting screen now includes a TV remote

Navigate those on-screen elements a bit more elegantly from your phone.

What you need to know The casting menu in the YouTube app is getting an overhaul with more advanced control methods. A new directional pad will allow users to navigate on-screen elements on the YouTube app for smart TVs. This update is a server-side rollout and should be made available to all users soon.

Ever since Google debuted the Chromecast, people have gotten used to sending  [Read More…]

Logitech’s $130 Harmony 950 remote is a Cyber Monday deal you can’t ignore

Logitech is the only brand you should consider if you’re looking to pick up a universal remote. The Harmony 950 is the best infrared remote that Logitech sells, and right now it’s on sale for just $ 130 on Amazon. That’s a staggering $ 120 off its retail price of $ 250, and this is the lowest price we’ve seen on this versatile remote yet. If you need a universal remote to control all your home entertainment devices, look no  [Read More…]

Can you stream PlayStation Now games to mobile devices with Remote Play?

Best answer: Sony is very clear; there is no remote play compatibility on PlayStation Now. You are unable to stream any PlayStation Now content to your phone via Remote Play.

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PlayStation Now (PS Now) is Sony’s game streaming service. For around $ 60 a year you can stream over 750 PS4, PS3, and PS2 games directly to your PlayStation 4, or download over 200  [Read More…]

PS4 7.00 update adds Remote Play for Android devices, dropping this week

Requires an Android device running 5.0 Lollipop or above.

What you need to know Remote Play support is coming for Android devices running Android 5.0 and above. Support will begin with the 7.00 update for the PlayStation 4 rolling out this week. Only devices running Android 10 will have official support for the DualShock 4 wireless controllers.

Sony has a huge announcement for Android users. Beginning with the upcoming 7.00 update for the PS4, Remote Play will  [Read More…]

OnePlus teases seamless remote app with keyboard for its new TV

Words typed using the phone app show up almost immediately on the TV screen.

What you need to know OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has been posting teases on Twitter about the remote for the company’s new TV. The tweets show the seamless integration between the TV and remote. The TV is expected to launch on September 26 in India.

OnePlus has been busy lately with two big product launches on its hands. The other day we got  [Read More…]