USB Media Remote

by Mark R

Media Remote

I suppose the USB Media Remote is just a product whose time is here, because most of us are watching television and DVDs from our laptops or computers rather than our television sets. So why not have a remote that plugs into your USB and helps you to play music, DVDs, or check your photos from up to 30 feet away?

This remote seems to be built with Windows Media Player in mind as it has an Arrow, Enter, Back, and Page keys to navigate. There are also Volume controls that crank the volume up and down, as well as the media controls of Play, Pause, Fast Forward, and Rewind.

All you need to do is plug it in and let the tech do the rest. Not only is this an effective remote, but it was designed so you won’t lose it. It can be stored inside a laptop’s PCMCIA slot, and protrudes so you can take it out for easy usage.

The USB Media Remote is designed to support Windows Vista, XP, 2000, and ME. Of course, it does not run independently, but requires a CR2025 Lithium battery. If you want it now, you can get it at the USBGeek site for about $30.00.

Via Product Page

2 reviews or comments

Gadget Image Matrix » Coolest Gadgets Says: November 24, 2007 at 2:07 pm

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Rod Says: December 3, 2007 at 9:28 am

It’s at least two years since this type of product became available.
I know because I ordered one in August 2005. There are more low-quality products available now than there were then but apart from that not much has changed.
The one I got is unlike this one – in that it works on PCs and Macs and it’s a hell of a lot more rugged looking.
This one looks like it would break if I sat on it by accident.

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