Got a TV? And a smartphone? Then you will probably wonder why no-one has managed to combine the two together and produce a universal remote control which will work with any phone, not just ones which have integrated infrared functions.Well wonder no more. The Looq @7pm is a small dongle which plugs into your headphone jack to give your phone infrared super powers. This IR remote control accessory works with just about any television, and once you have paired it with your TV set you can change channels, power on/off, adjust volume just by pressing the right buttons on your phone.
The device works with Android or iOS phones and can also control DVD players, set top boxes, home theaters and air conditioning units as well. There are free apps available on both the Apple and Android app stores. The product is available for $39.99.