We all know the iPhone is the greatest invention since the telephone itself, but what could make it even better? For example, how would an iPhone that bends be received? Such an idea might not be as far-fetched as it may sound, because Apple has continued its recent pattern of
On Thursday, New Potato Technologies introduced the FLPR, a dongle that allows the iPhone and iPod touch to function as a universal remote control capable of controlling devices such as televisions, cable and satellite boxes, stereo systems, lights, ceiling fans and almost anything that requires an infrared remote control.
The device, which connects to the dock connector, functions with the free FLPR app from the App Store. Once the app is launched, users can choose the device “type,” select “brand,” “name it” and “use it.” It’s that easy. FLPR comes pre?programmed with over 14,000 remote control codes, including all major electronics brands.