Logitech's latest Harmony universal remote is an upgrade to the Harmony One, with a redesigned touch screen and new button layout. Functionally, it's not radically different from the remote it replaces; you still program it using a computer and Logitech's massive device database, and it can still control up to 15 devices simultaneously. Laptop Mag calls it a "nice improvement" over the Harmony One, though Laptop felt the Touch was more limited than other modern remotes, since it can't learn your viewing habits or "help you share your viewing experience with friends" over social networks. Mashable calls the Touch "a terrific upgrade" to the One, though the site points out that, with its high price, "this type of remote isn't for everyone." Given that the One is still available, and can currently be purchased for as little as $165, the older model may be a better choice for now. But act quickly; it's been discontinued, and may not be available much longer.
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Harmony Ultimate Hub
Harmony Smart Control
TV Touch Remote
Multimedia Remote Keyboard
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