Logitech unveils Harmony Touch universal remote, priced at $249

By Shawn Knight
Oct 3, 2012
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  1. Logitech has officially taken the wraps off its latest universal media remote, the Harmony Touch. As the name implies, the controller supports touch courtesy of a center-mounted 2.4-inch color display that responds to tapping, swiping or scrolling. Users can store...

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  2. trparky

    trparky TS Enthusiast Posts: 124   +25

    I have a Logitech Harmony One remote. Have had it for years, great replacement for all of the remotes I used to have to use to turn my entertainment system on. I don't see the need to upgrade when the Logitech remote I have now still works.
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 2,794   +1,017

    Nope. I have shelf-full of remotes dusting up. And for that reason often prefer exercising my hand fingers to activate various contraptions around my place.
  4. Jesse

    Jesse TS Guru Posts: 369   +40

    Haha... Hand Fingers!

    Anyone know if this can be used with a home theater PC to control applications like Plex?
  5. Jesse

    Jesse TS Guru Posts: 369   +40

    Sorry for the double post, I should rephrase... Anyone have experience with using Harmony remotes with a home theater PC and applications like Plex? I know it can be done, but I'm curious to hear about how well it works from people who have experience.
  6. nismo91

    nismo91 TS Guru Posts: 1,042   +12

    I do have a multi-device philips universal remote and MCE remote for Windows but I hardly use either of them, maybe because I rely on keyboard and mouse mostly. and I still have tiny griffin airclick usb for quick pause or volume adjustment. the universal remote ended up being a backup remote in case the original fails.
  7. NeoFlux

    NeoFlux TS Enthusiast Posts: 96   +9

    Have Logitech Harmony 525 (about five years already if not more) and when that one dies I will definitely replace with something newer from them.
  8. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 6,904   +507

    I swear by my Harmony One remote, once it's setup it's a wonder, however the software side (when setting it up via PC/Mac) could be improved immensely. The OS X software in particular is crap.
  9. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Booster Posts: 883   +200

    Been using a Harmony One for a few years now great remote.

    Setup with all my devices and HTPC with XBMC.
  10. killeriii

    killeriii TS Enthusiast Posts: 213   +14

    Had my Harmony for a few years now. Great remote for everything.

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