harrymcc writes "TV remote controls certainly aren't the most high-profile of gizmos, but they're among the longest-lived and most pervasive. And they've evolved a lot in their sixty years. I've compiled a quick guide to notable models, from 1950s's Lazy Bones to the first infrared model to the first universal remote (designed by Woz!) to Peel, a new remote that's actually an iPhone app."
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