How to control your TV with your phone if it doesn't have a built-in IR blaster
posted by Daniel P. / Apr 23, 2014, 8:15 AM
Those come with adjacent apps that have tons of TV makes and models preinstalled already, so there is a chance you can start annoying your sister by lowering the volume of that Bieber song right after you unpack your new handset. Some of those, like the apps on Samsung or LG phones, even let you manage more exotic gear, like your air conditioner, for example. What about phones or tablets that don't come from the factory with infrared sensors in them, though? Here are a few of your options:
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Pretty much enjoying the benefits of having the Note 3 to remote the airconditioning, TV and projector where I live and work. They are useful.
posted on Apr 23, 2014, 8:30 AM 4
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How about using a TV remote?
posted on Apr 23, 2014, 8:33 AM 4
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How about using just one remote (phone) instead of using various remotes for TV, ac, setup box etc etc ?
posted on Apr 23, 2014, 9:15 AM 1
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That's why I like Sony. They don't particularly boast about it, but their TVs can be operated by any Android device, with their app. They communicate via wifi...
posted on Apr 23, 2014, 9:11 AM 1
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