Tag Archives: tv

Control Your Arduino With A TV Remote

We’ve got a bad case of Arduino fever over here at Gearfuse and some homebrew projects are our only cure! That aside, you can now use a code library to use a universal television remote to control your Arduino-based project. The official word: The library implements the NEC IR protocol, so set up the universal remote for any NEC device ...

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Rejoice! TiVo Lifetime Subscriptions Make A Comeback

A few years ago, the phrase DVR meant TiVo. If you were recording TV shows, you were TiVoing. Times changed, TiVo panicked and the company stopped offering lifetime subscriptions. Ever since then, TiVo’s charisma has been flawed and the company has been offering extras to subscribers to placate them year after year. Thankfully, the company has realized the error of ...

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Trick Burglars Without the Electric Bill

Ever wonder why burglars are less likely to break into your home if they see a TV glare off of a window? Me too. Chances are it’s just some lazy couch potato that you could mug for a few hundred bucks, but instead, burglars take the safe approach, waiting for signs of vacancy before breaking in and leaving with a ...

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Awesome Sun Visor With Built-In Touchscreen DVD Player And TV

Distractable drivers beware. This Touchscreen Sun Visor is just another way for you to swerve lanes and miss red lights as you ogle at the DVD or TV you watch, thanks to the ultra-sensitive TV tuner included. It also has radio, but so does your car. So, yeah, we’re pretty sure that the Touchscreen Sun Visor is made for passengers, ...

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Touchless Remote Control Is Transparent For A Reason

Here’s a pretty cool remote control concept I came across. Touting itself as a no-touch Remote Control, the device designed by a Dutch Student for Bang & Olufsen features an unorthodox mechanism which entails sweeping your hand through a vacant space in the device in order to control your TV. To change the channel, just slide your finger through the ...

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Live Apple TV To Rival TiVo With Live TV Record?

Well, how about this for a twist in the DVR tale. A new patent filing hints that Apple could be planning to bring a Live TV recording feature to their Apple TV. Not only will Apple TV users be able to browse and record live TV programming, but they’ll be able to watch their downloaded movies and TV programs purchased ...

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And They Say TV Isn’t An Art Form

Just to prove TV critics wrong about the media not being an art form any more, take a look at THIS! The TV Easel puts the TV right back where it should be. As a prominent platform for the art that is TV.

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The Most Absurd Remote Ever Made

Don’t get me wrong, I love a remote that has convenient features, but I also like a remote that’s compact. Unfortunately, the Pultius Remote from Art Lebedev falls a little short in that category. The remote features 99 individual channel buttons and three additional buttons for adding 100, 200, or 300 to the original number. All in all, the user ...

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Mount a 21″ TV on your sunglasses

The problem with traditional head-mounted display is that they’re usually too big, it’s either the battery that’s too heavy to carry, or the eye piece that prevents you from seeing what’s going on around. This is even more frustrating for those who wear specs, because you cannot put on both at the same time. A small Japanese company Arisawa seemed ...

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TV combo and DVD player for the real Pirates

If you happened to be a fan of the Pirates of Caribbean movie and sick of all those stupid costumes & party balloon packs, you might be interested in this new line of home electronics offered by Runa Japan based on the movie. The retro 14″ CRT TV (with DVD below) is going to look hot in your room, your ...

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