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D444niel
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 1:37 pm    Post subject: Sony Ericsson aka Remote control?? Reply with quote

Has anyone used their phone to control their Mac Mini? I have got it to work but cant seem to get it function fully with Front Row. Any ideas? Is there a software update?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have you tried Salling Clicker?

http://www.salling.com/Clicker/mac/
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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 9:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Honestly, go with Clicker, this is the best $30 you can spend on shareware. The built-in SE remote is ok but is lacking in the areas you need especially if you are wanting to use it for HTPC.

Clicker is a simple scripting program so there is always people improving additions to the base program.

I just love showing off the fact I can control itunes, FR, check my email all outside in my hamock all from my phone.

and BTW Jonas (the developer) rocks!! Some of the best support for a third party app I have seen.
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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 11:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, managed to get the full version Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 6:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am also using my SE w300i to control my PB via bluetooth. Even have a control software specifically for Mediacentral.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Glad your remote software is working ok; I have just ordered my Logitech Harmoney 885, 5 remotes binned for 1!!!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 9:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have one of these bad boys

[img]http://www.logitech.com/repository/378/jpg/2739.1.0.jpg[/img]

Absolutely fantastic remote once you get your head around the web based software. There really isn't any peice of equipment that these remotes can't control.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

[quote="BigLee"]I have one of these bad boys

[img]http://www.logitech.com/repository/378/jpg/2739.1.0.jpg[/img]

Absolutely fantastic remote once you get your head around the web based software. There really isn't any peice of equipment that these remotes can't control.[/quote]

Does it have 'freeview' buttons - Ie the colours for control digital txt.

I have a harmony model but can;t get on with it. No off button and no digital text buttons
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 12:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've got a:
[img]http://www.hometheatersound.com/equipment/pics/200602_logitech_880_2.jpg[/img]

But have been less then impressed with its ability to switch between different 'activities'. It may be my own doing but hitting that help button is getting annoying.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have one of these..

[url=http://www.logitech.com/repository/146/jpg/808.1.0.jpg][img]http://www.logitech.com/repository/146/jpg/813.1.0.jpg[/img][/url]

I couldn't live without it anymore, I love just hitting one button and my TV, DVD player and Amp all switch on and to the correct input. Way better than having six remotes and as a bonus I have saved a small fortune on batteries too.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 1:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I also have a Harmony Remote (the 676 - very TiVo-like). I love it. I haven't had any trouble with it, other than I wish it had a rechargeable internal battery, because replacing AAAs gets old fast.

Other than that, I love it. Great Mac support, and it switches between functions on my setup very smoothly.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2007 1:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

[quote="JamesE"]I have one of these..

[url=http://www.logitech.com/repository/146/jpg/808.1.0.jpg][img]http://www.logitech.com/repository/146/jpg/813.1.0.jpg[/img][/url]

I couldn't live without it anymore, I love just hitting one button and my TV, DVD player and Amp all switch on and to the correct input. Way better than having six remotes and as a bonus I have saved a small fortune on batteries too.[/quote]

I have not had much luck with the "activities" function. I was never able to get it to do what i wanted it to do. So i just manually switch between devices.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2007 1:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

[quote="Jowl"][quote="BigLee"]I have one of these bad boys

[img]http://www.logitech.com/repository/378/jpg/2739.1.0.jpg[/img]

Absolutely fantastic remote once you get your head around the web based software. There really isn't any peice of equipment that these remotes can't control.[/quote]

Does it have 'freeview' buttons - Ie the colours for control digital txt.

I have a harmony model but can;t get on with it. No off button and no digital text buttons[/quote]

I don't use it with the freeview that's built into my TV but my Sky HD box works flawlessly all buttons do what they are supposed to do.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2007 10:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I cancelled my order on the 885 as it didnt warrant spending £140 ish on a remote control because it would be a waste of money, so I settled for the 525 model. Its great and cost 1/3 of the price and it has all the functions I need.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 2:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

[quote="D444niel"]I cancelled my order on the 885 as it didnt warrant spending £140 ish on a remote control because it would be a waste of money, so I settled for the 525 model. Its great and cost 1/3 of the price and it has all the functions I need.[/quote]

Good move, i think the lower models really are great and certainly will do everything you need them to do.
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