Turn the Galaxy Watch into a remote for your Samsung smart TV

One advantage to having a Samsung smart TV and a Galaxy smartphone is that the two devices can communicate through SmartThings. As a result, you can do things such as using your smartphone as a TV remote controller, whether from the SmartThings mobile app or the lock screen. Another neat party trick you can keep […]

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Best laptops for Zoom meetings 2023: Webcams, displays and microphones for remote work

Quick menu Attending Zoom meetings has become a standard part of everyday life in the last few years, and whether you need to participate in online classes or collaborate with your co-workers, having a device with a good webcam and microphone for Zoom video conferencing is essential, and you’ll want some decent speakers, too.  Thankfully, […]

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How to start a remote group session on Spotify

Music has a magical way of bringing people together. Spotify’s remote group session or Jam feature amplifies that by allowing us to share our listening sessions with friends, no matter the distance. You’re in the right place if you’re wondering how to start a remote group session on Spotify. In this post, we’ll explore the […]

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How to Find Your Apple TV Siri Remote Using Your iPhone

In iOS 17 and tvOS 17, Apple has added a feature that lets Apple TV users locate a misplaced Siri Remote using their iPhone. Keep reading to learn how it’s done. Prior to the launch of the latest ‌Apple TV‌ 4K, there were rumors that Apple would build ‌Find My‌ functionality into the ‌Siri‌ Remote. […]

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You Can Now Use Your iPhone to Find a Lost Siri Remote in tvOS 17 and iOS 17

Wednesday September 13, 2023 11:02 am PDT by Juli Clover Apple yesterday released new firmware for the second and third-generation Siri Remotes, and the update appears to enable the tvOS 17 feature that is designed to allow an iPhone to locate a misplaced Apple TV remote. With the new firmware, tvOS 17, and iOS 17, […]

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Sony PlayStation Portal is a $200 remote play device coming later this year

After announcing its handheld device device known as Project Q back in March, Sony formally introduced its first handheld remote game device dubbed PlayStation Portal. The device leverages PS Remote Play allowing you to play your PS5 games anywhere as long as you have Wi-Fi connectivity. The PS Portal needs at least 5Mbps Internet speeds […]

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Sony PlayStation Portal is a $200 remote play device coming later this year

After announcing its handheld device device known as Project Q back in March, Sony formally introduced its first handheld remote game device dubbed PlayStation Portal. The device leverages PS Remote Play allowing you to play your PS5 games anywhere as long as you have Wi-Fi connectivity. The PS Portal needs at least 5Mbps Internet speeds […]

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New Samsung SolarCell remote moves us closer to having no remote at all

Samsung’s SolarCell TV remote is one of the company’s key components to reducing waste and achieving its goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The SolarCell remote, released in 2021, has already left a positive mark by eliminating the need for disposable batteries. And this year, the SolarCell TV remote got updated with a […]

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tvOS 17 Lets You Use Your iPhone to Find a Lost Siri Remote

Prior to the launch of the latest Apple TV 4K, there were rumors that Apple planned to build Find My functionality into the Siri Remote to make it easier to find. That never happened, but Apple is introducing a similar location function for the ‌Siri‌ Remote in tvOS 17. If the ‌Siri‌ Remote becomes lost, […]

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What a Therapist Wants You to Know About Remote Therapy

I felt like a thawing glacier. Still chilly, I contacted my colleague, Jo-e Sutton, a certified holistic health practioner. She surprised me with her enthusiasm. “Zoom sessions are the greatest blessings that have come from this dark time.” “Really? How so?” I asked. “It saves so much time,” she replied with gusto, “It used to take […]

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Apple ‘Tracking Employee Attendance’ in Crackdown on Remote Working

Apple is tracking the attendance of its employees at offices using badge records in order to ensure they are coming in at least three times a week, according to Platformer’s Zoë Schiffer. Since April 2022, Apple employees have been operating on a hybrid home/office work policy as part of a gradual return strategy following the […]

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Apple Releases tvOS 16.3.3 With Fix for Siri Remote on Latest Apple TV

Apple today released tvOS 16.3.3, a bug fix update for the tvOS 16 operating system that originally came out in September. Available for the Apple TV 4K and ‌Apple TV‌ HD, tvOS 16.3.3 comes almost a month after tvOS 16.3.2. The tvOS 16.3.3 update can be downloaded over the air through the Settings app on […]

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New Apple TV 4K Owners Report Siri Remote Connection Issues

An increasing number of third-generation Apple TV 4K owners are reporting connection issues with the Siri Remote that are only temporarily resolved by either restarting the remote or power cycling the set-top box. Several MacRumors forum and Reddit threads have been created to bring attention to the issue, which seems to relate to the Siri […]

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Deals: Woot Has New Sales on Apple’s MagSafe Charger ($29.99) and Siri Remote ($49.99)

Woot today has a pair of solid discounts on Apple’s MagSafe Charger and Siri Remote, and both accessories are in new condition. They both come with a one year Apple limited warranty and Amazon Prime members can get free shipping from Woot. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you […]

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Other TV brands are copying Samsung’s self-charging TV remote

Samsung offers its premium TVs with remotes that can charge using solar energy and radio waves, eliminating the need to change batteries every now and then. It also reduces waste generated by discarded batteries. Well, upcoming TVs and streaming boxes based on Google TV could also get a remote with self-charging capability. TW Electronics, a […]

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How to Use iPhone as a Remote for YouTube App on Smart TVs

One of the best features for those who own an iPhone and an Apple TV is the ability to use your iPhone as a remote. Despite releasing and including the all-new Siri Remote, there’s just something about being able to control everything from your iPhone. And now that the Remote app is built into iOS, […]

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The Best Mac Apps for Remote Workers

Remote work has become increasingly popular throughout the 21st century. In 2021, the financial consulting firm PwC discovered that 83% of participant employers in the US said that shifting to remote work during COVID-19 had been a success. However, working outside the office comes with challenges – and having the right systems in place is crucial for […]

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iPhone 14 Crash Detection and Emergency SOS via Satellite Lead Rescuers to Car That Fell Into Remote Canyon

Two people involved in a serious accident that occurred yesterday afternoon were rescued and located through new features available on the latest iPhone 14 models, including Emergency SOS via Satellite and Crash Detection. The incident took place on the Angeles Forest Highway in the Angeles National Forest in California, with a vehicle careening over the […]

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How to use Remote Desktop app to connect to a PC on Windows 10

On Windows 10, the “Remote Desktop” app makes connecting to other computers easy over the local network and internet. It’s also the experience that replaces the built-in legacy “Remote Desktop Connection” program, which is still available. The app is user-friendly, but depending on the computer you need to establish a connection, the app is only […]

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How to Pair a New Apple TV Remote

While there are many of us who are still waiting for Apple to release a Fire TV Stick competitor, the Apple TV remains one of the best streaming devices. However, one of the primary complaints in recent years was the old Apple TV Remote that was made from glass and aluminum, and always managed to […]

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