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Universal Digital R50 Remote Eases The Programming Pain


  Universal is in the business of trying to provide the best home theater remotes possible and now they have the R50 which brings their features to the main consumer market.  The R50 runs on two AA batteries and features a fully customizable backlit touch screen, can control up to 18 home theater components, and incorporates an ARM7 microprocessor.  The best part is that you don’t have to connect it to your computer to program it.  The remote holds all the information for all your devices and then some.  If there are updates available, it does feature a usb connection under the battery cover, but out of the box, it supports everything currently on the market.  All of this goodness comes in at a reasonable $149.




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Bathing with Your TV, The Sony XDV-W600


  If you do not get enough time to watch TV and find yourself in need of some quiet time in the tub,  the Sony XDV-W600 is right up your alley.  The portable TV is waterproof and meets IPX 7 and IPX 6 specs, which means it can safely go three feet under for half an hour.   

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