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I've written about ExpanDrive in the past, but I haven't mentioned it since version 2.0. Version 4 is out now, and it's a major update to this app that allows you to mount remote servers and cloud services as local drives. ExpanDrive has always done an amazing job of mounting a wide array of remo...

July 18th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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If you like to simplify your home theater with universal remotes, there's a good chance that you also like multi-room audio systems. Wouldn't it be swell if you could combine the two? As of today, it's easy. Logitech has posted updates for both higher-end Harmony remotes (the Smart Control and Ult...

June 9th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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That didn't take long. Scarcely a week after the Xbox One Media Remote briefly surfaced at a Canadian retailer, Microsoft has made it official. As expected, the peripheral lets you navigate videos more elegantly than with the bundled gamepad. However, it's not just a cheap substitute for a mobile...

February 20th 2014 at 1:22pm 0 Comments
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The Xbox One Media Remote has been officially revealed by Microsoft's Major Nelson. The Media Remote will launch in early March for $24.99. The small remote looks just like the one leaked on a recent Amazon Canada listing, and all of its buttons glow in the dark, a true bonus for those that don't...

February 20th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Much like the remote that is buried somewhere in our couches right now, a media remote for Xbox One appeared only momentarily on Amazon Canada recently. The appropriately-named Xbox One Media Remote was around long enough on the retailer's site to be archived by Google Cache, similar to the darn cl...

February 13th 2014 at 10:06am 0 Comments
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Between Kinect, Smartglass and the Xbox One controller, there are plenty of ways to control Microsoft's new home entertainment system – but no traditional clicker for media hounds. That might change next month. A pre-order page for an Xbox One Media remote briefly appeared on Amazon's Canadi...

February 12th 2014 at 11:39pm 0 Comments
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Apple has released an update to its Remote app for iOS that adds support for controlling iTunes Radio stations on both Macs and PCs. Remote was last updated in November with an iOS 7-style design, but many fans of Apple's new iTunes Radio service lamented the fact that the app, which runs on both iP...

December 13th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments