Editors Liked

  • Sturdy and comfortable in the hand
  • You're kids won't easily break this one
  • Basic programming of a standard entertainment system can be done in less than an hour
  • The color LCD screen and backlit buttons make it great to use in the dark
  • Cool reddish backlight perfect for nighttime navigation
  • No computer or web connection needed for operation
  • No charging cradle required
  • Fairly intuitive button layout and ergonomic design allow for one hand eyes off operation

Editors Didn't Like

  • Uses AA batteries, rather than a Lithium ion rechargeable battery
  • No user manual means gizmo novices might get lost in the setup
  • $150 price point isn't super pricey, but then its not the cheapest universal remote out there
  • A little tricky to set it up to control multiple devices at once
  • Remote takes itself out of setup mode (losing any pending settings for a device) after a brief idle time
  • Default illumination time of button backlight is too short
  • Doesn't work with Bluetooth devices, such as Sony PS3