Don’t be too happy that your Apple contraption (be it an iPhone, iPod touch or the upcoming iPad) is more or less capable of doing everything under the sun that a road warrior needs, otherwise there would not be room for improvement thanks to the genius of the folks at i-Got-it Corp., where they have come up with the launch and immediate availability of i-Got-Control. Surely you would ask just what i-Got-Control is – well, it comprises of a plug-and-play accessory which is capable of transforming your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into a universal remote control, virtually giving you a free reign of any infrared device in your home, be they TVs, stereo systems and more. Hmmm, sounds interesting, but could the Gizmodo guys equipped with this zap away TVs at showfloors and conventions just like how they did a few years ago at CES?
The i-Got-Control will feature an industry-leading database of over 40,000 IR codes for consumer electronic devices worldwide, and its associated iTunes app is able to support a nearly unlimited number of IR electronics globally, virtually making it a snap to take control anytime, anywhere. Thanks to the inclusion of i-Got-Control’s built-in IR library, you will be able to CONNECT, SELECT and CONTROL your A/V components in a jiffy without having to worry about issues such as the lack of a Wi-Fi network, wires or batteries.
If you are adamant on getting started with this, then just download the free i-Got-Control application through iTunes, hook up the compact accessory to an iPhone (OS is 3.0 or higher), iPod touch or iPad, launch the i-Got-Control application and you are good to go once the selection process of the device is complete. Selection is painless thanks to pre-defined, user-friendly screens that ought to give you full control in a jiffy thanks to a highly intuitive user interface. Just in case of the rare occasion of not finding your device’s IR code, the i-Got-Control’s user-friendly learning capabilities will let it learn so in a snap. Interested parties might want to think about forking out $69.95 for the i-Got-Control.