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Why Sideshow Support Should be Added to Zune

26. November 2007

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Sideshow, basically a way for a a device to communicate with a Vista computer, is one of the least used features of Microsoft’s Vista. A remote control is a perfect example of how Sideshow could be leveraged, with such a device being able to pick a song to play or a TV show to record […]

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Keyspan Vista Media Center Remote | Click Through Walls

8. August 2007

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Vista Media Center remotes have been suprisingly missing in the marketplace. Some are finally beginning to trickle in to the retail channel. The latest offering is from Keyspan. The remote itself looks fairly basic. Unlike an infrared remote, the Keyspan remote is RF-based and does not require line of sight to the RF receiver. This […]

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Wireless Vista Remote Control RC-2400 from Trust

11. July 2007

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Hopefully we will being to see more Vista Media Center remotes start to hit the market. In this light, Trust has announced the release of their Wireless Vista Remote Control, which appears only available outside the U.S. I assume that the remote will be eventually available in the U.S., though that is just a guess. […]

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Where are the Vista Media Center Remote Controls?

2. June 2007

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Over the last release Micrrosoft has released some images of Vista media center remotes, with the latest iteration actually looking quite nice. Long Zheng recently published this little tidbit in a post: On May 29 (today, for those of you living in a black hole), Microsoft has been granted the design patent for a Media […]

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Review: Logitech Harmony 550 Universal Remote

18. March 2007

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I recently purchased a Logitech Harmony 550 remote for about $80 from Amazon.com (note: the Logitech website says it retails for $125 but it can be found for much less online). I had heard about Harmony remotes the last couple of years but always thought they were expensive. After reading a post at Zatznotfunny.com, I […]

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Sideshow Remotes: A home audio solution?

3. March 2007

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One of the most interesting features of Microsoft Vista is Sideshow, specifically remotes designed to work with Sideshow. Most of us still choose to haul out our collection of CDs when we want to get our groove on in the comfort of our own living rooms. Although iPods are incredibly popular, digital music is still […]

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