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8BitDo made a pair of affordable media remotes for the Xbox Series X/S

Engadget

Peripheral-maker 8BitDo is best known for its retro-inspired wireless controllers, but for its latest release, the company has come out with a pair of officially licensed media remotes for the Xbox Series X, Series S and Xbox One. Spotted by The Verge, the two remotes cost $19.99 and $24.99, with the more expensive model featuring an additional numpad. The "Long Edition" also comes in black instead of white. Outside of those differences, the two remotes are nearly identical. Both include a dedicated Home button, allowing you to use them to wake your Xbox.


How the Smart Remote Lost Its Way

WIRED

Quin Werthauer was enjoying a cup of coffee in his kitchen when he heard the news. "Oh, shit," he thought as he read the email on his phone. For the last decade, Werthauer has run a repair store for Logitech Harmony remotes out of his home on Long Island. A client had sent him word that the company was giving up on the devices, and that it would no longer manufacture what had become the gold standard in remote controls. It would sell off whatever stock remained, and keep adding to its sprawling database of supported devices.


Get 90% Off Your First Year of RemotePC, Up To 50 Computers for $6.95

PCWorld

Your message has been sent. There was an error emailing this page. RemotePC by iDrive is a full-featured remote access solution that lets you connect to your work, home or office computer securely from anywhere, and from any iOS or Android device. Right now, their 50 computer package is 90% off or just $6.95 for your 1st year. If you've been thinking about remote access solutions, now is a good time to consider RemotePC.


GoToMyPC review: Reliable remote desktop software for everyday use

PCWorld

GoToMyPC is one of the easiest remote desktop options for end users, especially newbies. It gets pricey if you go beyond that. When many users think remote desktop, they think GotToMyPC. It's been around and in widespread use for a very long time. The company was purchased in 2018 by LogMeIn, another long-time remote access service.


RemotePC by iDrive review: The big dog of remote desktop and backup

PCWorld

Having reviewed iDrive's online backup service several times over the years, I'm familiar with the company's penchant for feature-rich efforts. And RemotePC, which can leverage iDrive for backup, is the most feature-laden remote desktop software on the planet. I like the attitude--if it can or should be done, let's just do it. Note: This review is part of our roundup of Best remote desktop software. Go there to learn more about our evaluation process and how competing products compare./