Despite a veritable tidal wave of new media streaming boxes for the living room, many consumers still prefer to keep a slim, headless Mac or PC connected to their HDTV — but suffering with a keyboard in a darkened room doesn't sound like much fun.
Tired of controlling your Apple TV with your iPhone or iPad? Logitech has just the thing for you. It's the new Harmony Smart Keyboard, and it's compatible with Apple TV and a host of similar computing devices for the living room. It brings together the best of Logitech's famed keyboard line and its Harmony remote units, and it offers a more tactile method of entering information on the screen from the couch. Just be sure to ignore that Windows logo in the bottom left-hand corner.
It's no secret that Google TV has had a rough go of it, despite Eric Schmidt's claims of living room domination. But could a simple rebranding to connect the dots to Google's mobile products do the trick?
Amazon isn't the only company releasing new hardware today: Roku has just refreshed its existing streaming boxes with new capabilities, while favoring a little-known content store for movie and TV show purchases and rentals.
Back in January, accessory maker Logitech announced plans to sell off its popular line of Harmony remote controls -- a decision the company has now only reversed, complete with a new app-powered solution added to the lineup.
Regardless of what kind of mobile device or computer you own, Skype is pretty much available for your video calling needs. But what about the living room? Logitech answers the call with a new video calling camera for your HDTV.