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post #1 of 13
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Im looking for a good remote to run my HTPC, and im not just talking about my media center, im talking about my full computer. I have seem some on newegg but the reviews were not good. So what do you guys have out there???
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post #2 of 13
i love this thing for my htpc [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-Multimedia-Remote-with-Keyboard/dp/B0036VO67I"]Amazon.com: Lenovo Multimedia Remote with Keyboard: Electronics[/ame]
post #3 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cacophony;13280806 
i love this thing for my htpc Amazon.com: Lenovo Multimedia Remote with Keyboard: Electronics

i saw that but some places say that thing is horrible
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post #4 of 13
I think one issue you will run into is it is a highly subjective thing, and these things are normally only found online. So you'll have to go out on a limb and try something to see if you will like it. :S
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post #6 of 13
I like the rii. Like everything else, not a remote though.
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post #7 of 13
Get the Andi-One and tell us how it is!

As for the Lenovo, don't listen to whoever said its bad. I love mine and I've had it for almost a year. Extremely simple and straightforward to get setup. I use it all the time with comps I'm building for others while I have them hooked up to the TV in the living room during building and configuring for convenience.
Edited by AMv8(1day) - 4/28/11 at 5:55am
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post #8 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AMv8(1day);13304467 
Get the Andi-One and tell us how it is!

As for the Lenovo, don't listen to whoever said its bad. I love mine and I've had it for almost a year. Extremely simple and straightforward to get setup. I use it all the time with comps I'm building for others while I have them hooked up to the TV in the living room during building and configuring for convenience.

uh.... hell no am i buying a 290 dollar remote when i have a 2 yr old
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by graphicsman;13305104 
uh.... hell no am i buying a 290 dollar remote when i have a 2 yr old

But you can play angry birds on it!
And use it as a wifi VOIP phone!

If your looking for a supercheap, straightforward remote though, I do really enjoy my Lenovo.
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cacophony;13280806 
i love this thing for my htpc Amazon.com: Lenovo Multimedia Remote with Keyboard: Electronics

I second a vote for this... I have this and love it... much better than the logitech keyboard/touchpad combo that costs over 80 bucks.
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