Funny article about Google TV’s iPhone remote, and Apple TV’s iPhone remote. Speaks to the issue of functionality, perceived power, and simplicity. Which one is more powerful? Which one would you rather use? Which is a better translation from the physical to the virtual?

Our collective living rooms are already a nightmare of boxes and cords — Sony and Google managed to translate that nightmare into remote control form as well. And now that nightmare is going virtual.

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Wow, Google Has Ported My Ten Thousand Button Nightmare To The iPhone!

 

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