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July 10, 2014

Magic wand controls TV and other devices

Looking for a little more magic in your life? This enchanting gadget will learn from your existing remotes and is compatible with most common devices.

This enchanting gadget will learn from your existing remotes and is compatible with most common devices. After some practice, you'll be a TV controlling wizard. The wand uses accelerometer technology to recognize specific gestures for which command to transmit. Yes clearly it is a novelty item. Form tramples function with just 13 commands for $80 from ThinkGeek.com. You can view some gesture control animations at TheWandCompany.com

As their documentation states, "You look like an idiot waving a wand in front of a TV. Unless it suddenly works."

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