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Inventor Of The TV Remote Dies At 96
2012-05-23 06:06:31

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Couch potatoes across the world became united on one channel of sadness as news that the inventor of the television remote control had died began to set in. Eugene Polley, the 96-year-old inventor of the remote control, died on Sunday at a Chicago hospital, according to Zenith Electronics. His first invention, the Flash-Matic, was created in 1955 and was a device that pointed a beam of light at photo cells on each corner of the TV.  This "device" was...

2012-03-27 23:03:33

The free update for EMCO WakeOnLan 1.2 allows network administrators to run the application on Windows PCs where the latest versions of .NET Framework 3.5 or 4.0 are installed, and to perform Wake-on-LAN operations from a central location to wake up network computers company-wide. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 EMCO Software has delivered a free update for EMCO WakeOnLan 1.2 allowing running the application on Windows PCs with installed .NET Framework 4.0. The new version of the...


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2010-10-07 15:50:33

A remote control is an electronic device that can operate another piece of electronic equipment wirelessly from a short line-of-sight distance. Although it goes by many names, it is most commonly called the remote. They are usually small wireless handheld objects with various buttons and settings. Most of the time, the remote contains a much larger majority of controls than the small amount of primary controls the device itself has. Remotes communicate either through infrared or radio...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.