iLinc: iPhone app to control your INSTEON/X10 home automation devices remotely

Now that you have your home automation all tricked out, and you got yourself an iPhone, how do you control your HA system from your God-phone?! Not to worry, iLinc is an iPhone/iPod Touch app that lets you do just that. For example, you can control up to 1000 INSTEON or X10 devices as well… Continue reading iLinc: iPhone app to control your INSTEON/X10 home automation devices remotely

USB Wireless Computer Control

This nifty innovation takes the TV remote to the next level by turning it into a computer remote. All you need to do is plug the USB receiver into your computer and away you go. The remote features buttons for all the major computer functions, such as page up/down, tab, mouse, typing controls (in a… Continue reading USB Wireless Computer Control

NTT DoCoMo tests out Wearable Remote Controls

NTT DoCoMo, a Japanese mobile operator, have been working on some wearable gadgets that can be programmed to react to your movements. Applications have been demonstrated where a user can simply ‘dart’ their eyes in order to fast forward to the next track on an MP3 player (might get some odd looks when you’re out… Continue reading NTT DoCoMo tests out Wearable Remote Controls

ZigBee’s latest spec, ZigBee Pro aims to consolidate Home Automation market

We all got a little fed up of hearing about HD-DVD battling Blu-Ray and various other format wars we’ve had over the years, but we seem to have found ourselves caught in another – ZigBee, INSTEON and Z-Wave are battling out to try and win you over for your home automation needs. Both ZigBee and… Continue reading ZigBee’s latest spec, ZigBee Pro aims to consolidate Home Automation market