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SofaBaton F2 Universal Remote

SofaBaton F2 Universal Remote

Our desire to use = voice commands on our Amazon Fire TV means we have multiple remotes sitting around. The F2 attaches to your Fire TV remote, expanding its capabilities with 11 buttons that can learn commands from other IR remotes. Sadly, it only works with the 1st gen Fire TV remote.

High Capacity Battery Charger

High Capacity Battery Charger

Stop shuffling batteries between remotes and just invest in a battery charger already. This handy 2600 mAh battery charger from RavPower comes with 8 AA batteries, and it’s on sale today in The Awesomer Shop.

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Caavo Control Center

Caavo Control Center

Caavo’s Control Center is perfect for folks who have lots of streaming hardware, streaming subscriptions, or both. Plug them all in to the Control Center and you’ll be able to search through them as if they were one device. It also supports Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

Sony HUIS Remote Control

Sony HUIS Remote Control

A highly customizable universal remote control. Thanks to its E-ink touchscreen and customizing app, you can choose to include only the controls you want per device, or even place buttons for different devices on one page. Sadly it’s exclusive to Japan for now.

Gecko Movable Light Switch

Gecko Movable Light Switch

The Gecko gives you a proxy light switch that you can stick wherever you want. Replace your current light switch with the Gecko base, then stick the Gecko switch anywhere within 300ft. of the base. It also has dimmer and timer features.

Nuimo Smart Remote Control

Nuimo Smart Remote Control

Nuimo is an intuitive controller for PCs, smart appliances and other Bluetooth-enabled devices. It has a knob, a button and a touchscreen and also recognizes midair gestures. You can map these input methods to one or many devices at once.

Control VR Motion Sensor

Control VR Motion Sensor

A set of sensors that provide 1:1 mapping of your chest, arms, hands and fingers. It can be used for gaming, interacting with virtual reality software, motion capture, using gestures to control software and hardware and more.

Hex Nanocopter

Hex Nanocopter

Hex is just like a tiny RC car, except it flies. It’s cheap, it’s easy to control and it’s easy to customize. It uses 3D printed shells with different shapes, sizes and number of propellers. It can also be fitted with a camera.

Myo Gesture Control Armband

Myo Gesture Control Armband

Instead of using cameras, the Myo armband reads the electrical activity in your muscles to detect hand and arm gestures, resulting in a portable and discreet controller for computers and other devices.

1:4 Scale RC Peterbilt Big Rig

1:4 Scale RC Peterbilt Big Rig

Remember the RC truck that was strong enough to pull an actual truck? Here’s its more complete form. Don’t waste time trying to search for a retail version: Luca Bordin buily the truck from scratch.

R/C Stunt Flying

R/C Stunt Flying

The guys of Team Blacksheep take their R/C plane to the skies once more, this time buzzing vehicles and pedestrians on the U of VA campus – and capturing some awesome first-person footage all the way.

Tankbots

Tankbots

Tankbots are tiny rechargeable tanks you control using your iOS or Android smartphone and an infrared dongle. They also have a “free-roam” mode for times when you don’t feel like steering.

R/C Truck Pull

R/C Truck Pull

This impressive remote-controlled scale Peterbilt truck is apparently powerful enough to pull an actual truck – plus the weight of the guy operating the controls as he rides it like a skateboard.

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Skier-Controlled Tow Boat

Skier-Controlled Tow Boat

Who says you need a friend with a boat to go water skiing? Hammacher Schlemmer certainly doesn’t think you do – offering up this remote-controlled boat that can pull you along at up to 40MPH.

Winterwonderland

Winterwonderland

The guys from TeamBlackSheep are back with another cool R/C flight video. This time, we get a soothing, smooth ride through the snow-covered countryside – in stark contrast to their NYC visit.

NYC R/C Flythrough

NYC R/C Flythrough

The guys at Team Black Sheep managed to fly a remote-controlled plane through the city’s iconic urban skyline, capturing some incredible aerial shots with a tiny camera mounted on the plane.

Flying Shark

Flying Shark

While we wish this thing were the size of an actual airplane, this remote-controlled flying shark-plane is still pretty damned awesome. Head-mounted laser beam not included.

Crow Attacks R/C Plane

Crow Attacks R/C Plane

YouTube contributor andrewid1976 claims he was flying his R/C airplane when it was followed, attacked, and ultimately downed by it’s natural nemesis, the hooded crow.

Mega Hexa R/C Copter

Mega Hexa R/C Copter

Your tiny one-blade helicopter is cute. This one has six-blades and can eat your puny copter for breakfast. From the sound of this thing, you’d better keep your fingers outta the way.

L5 Remote Control

L5 Remote Control

Basic universal remotes are a dime-a-dozen, but programmable touchscreen modesl require deep pockets. The L5 converts your iPhone or iPod Touch into a high-end remote for just $50 bucks.

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