Tag Archive: Control


Range Rovers turn into remote control cars with new app

Taking a note out of the James Bond playbook, British car manufacturer Range Rover U.K. has developed a new prototype system allowing its rugged Range Rover Sport vehicles to be controlled remotely by way of a smartphone app. Sound good?… Read more ›

Developer Bethesda had a surprise or two for its showcase at the Electronics Entertainment Expo trade show last night. But the biggest one was a previously unannounced game called Fallout Shelter, a resource-management title for iOS that puts you in… Read more ›

Owning a car sucks mostly for one reason: I’m always losing my keys. Like this morning on the way to the coffee shop when I somehow managed to lose my key after I already got in the car. Keys were… Read more ›

How to control third-party camera apps with Apple Watch

The remote camera shutter and viewfinder is one of the most useful Apple Watch features, but there’s just one problem: It only works with the default camera app. Apple hasn’t opened up the remote shutter API to developers yet, however,… Read more ›

In what may be one of the most useful Apple Watch apps yet, Microsoft has added the ability for Apple Watch owners to control presentations using their brand new wearable devices. The update to the existing PowerPoint for iPhone app allows… Read more ›

Control a Star Wars droid with your iPhone, you will

Soon you’ll be able to control the cute new robotic star of Star Wars: The Force Awakens with your iPhone. The toy version of BB-8, the droid with an R2-D2-style head perched precariously atop a rolling round body, will pop… Read more ›

You taking a selfie and a dolphin hunting for prey don’t seem to have much in common. But what if you could operate your smartphone with signals similar to the ones dolphins use to find food? Elliptic Labs, which has… Read more ›

NoFlyZone lets you control your air space

Ben Marcus attracts attention whenever he flies his quadcopter and sometimes he lets the curious take the controls. During those exchanges, many say this: That’s cool, but what about the privacy issues? Marcus sensed that the concern about camera-outfitted drones… Read more ›

Home entertainment systems are more complex than ever, often consisting of several audio visual components all tied into one another and each having its own remote control. That means constantly looking for lost remotes, changing dead batteries, and dealing with… Read more ›

Home entertainment systems are more complex than ever, often consisting of several audio visual components all tied into one another and each having its own remote control. That means constantly looking for lost remotes, changing dead batteries, and dealing with… Read more ›